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  1. Senator Feinstein's Parting Shots at CIA Fall Flat with voters.Read the original story

    Tuesday | Cactus Thorns

    Senator Feinstein , the parting Chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee found that her 600 page attack on the Federal Central Intelligence Agency was not supported by a strong majority of the American Public. Committee's report on CIA interrogation practices in the period following the Sept.

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  2. Thanks Twentynine Palms City HallRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 13 | Cactus Thorns

    I want to personally thank the folks over at City Hall in Twentynine Palms for giving enough juicy political kibble to feed the Menagerie that blogs here for months to come. We were running out of stories.

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  3. Obamacare Architect confronted in Congress about calling American Citizens "Stupid"Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Cactus Thorns

    While Branson this day, would have you rehash the CIA-Water Boarding issue, as if that dead horse has not been beat enough, the real story was that of Obamacare architect MIT Lecturer, Jonathan Gruber being grilled by both sides of the political fence. Before a citizen journalist named Rich Weinstein started looking into the public life of Jonathan Gruber, the MIT professor was best known to health care wonks.

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  4. Tickets Selling-Out for Concert SeriesRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | Cactus Thorns

    Celebrate this Christmas & Holiday Season with the rhythmic excitement and emotional grandeur of some of the most beloved movie, holiday, Christmas, & Jewish music of all time! With tickets selling fast and houses filling-up, you won't want to miss the Joshua Tree Philharmonic's popular concert series December 12-14 as it performs all new selections: music from Disney's blockbuster feature "Frozen", to the favorite Charlie Brown Christmas, to Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, White Christmas, holiday classics, Jingle Bell Rock, and much, much more! A fun and heartfelt celebration marking the finale of the JPHIL's 10th Anniversary Year, with amazing music, fanciful decorations, and plush seating, audiences will be taken on a sonic journey through uplifting timeless holiday melodies that the whole family will be sure to enjoy! There will be 7:00 pm evening performances ... (more)

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  5. Hi-Desert Water District Chokes Future Build-out of Yucca ValleyRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Cactus Thorns

    Yucca Valley, Ca.,- , The incompetent General Manager of the Hi-Desert Water District, who does not have ANY connection to this town except to collect his big paycheck package of $299,000, has published a "Public Notice" in the smallest legal font on the back page of the local newspaper during the Thanksgiving weekend. Covering his backside for flubbing up the engineer's report citing use of oxidation ditches instead of the membrane technology, there is another addendum to this report, which has added to further delay of the projectincreasing costs, again.

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  6. Morongo Basin MAC Agenda for Monday, Dec. 8, 2014Read the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | Cactus Thorns

    At this time, anyone may comment on items not on the agenda that are of interest to the public and within the jurisdiction of the MAC. The MAC is prohibited by law from taking action on matters not on the agenda.

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  7. Man Arrested in Joshua Tree for Assaulting a 5 Month Old Baby Leaving Her in a ComaRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Cactus Thorns

    On Wednesday, November 19, 2014, deputies from the Morongo Basin Sheriff's station received a report that a 5 A1 2 month old female victim was taken to High Desert Medical Center suffering from a brain hemorrhage. The victim was flown to Loma Linda University Children's Hospital.

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  8. Did Joshua Tree Kevin Fish scammed me?Read the original story

    Friday Nov 28 | Cactus Thorns

    KESQ TV reporter, Joe Galli , re-investigated a story his station aired a few day earlier concerning Joshua Tree resident Kevin Fish. Galli visited Kevin at his Hi-Desert home.

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  9. "Can't Wait 'Til They Cut Him Off!"-Sleazy StadumRead the original story

    Monday Nov 24 | Cactus Thorns

    Yucca Valley, Ca.,- Unable to shake off the sleazy stench, not that he ever tried to or is capable of doing so, Hi-Desert Water Director Robert Stadum angrily spoke of his displeasure of the recent Soapbox published in the local newspaper criticizing the HDWD.

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  10. Joshua Tree 115 Acre Solar Development PermitRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 22 | Cactus Thorns

    Nextera is seeking a Conditional Use Permit for a 115 acre solar development at the site of the former Joshua Tree Airport on Sunfair Road. At the MAC meeting, the developer will want community input following a brief presentation about the project.

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  11. Yucca Valley Council to Chop Down Protected Native PlantsRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Cactus Thorns

    Yucca Valley, Ca.,- The Yucca Valley Town Council has received a 1,066 page agenda and without previous discussions or workshops will probably blindly follow staff's recommendations on the proposed Development Codes. The meeting takes place this evening, November 18, 2014, at the Community Center at 6 pm.

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  12. Easement Appraiser Sheds Light on more HDWD IncompentenceRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2014 | Cactus Thorns

    Yucca Valley, Ca.,- There are numerous Hi-Desert Water District flub-ups to write about it is overwhelming! The HDWD Board of Directors continues to blindly allow the overpaid General Manager's to continually make mistakes and costing the sewer project $100,000's of dollars in cost over-runs. You ain't seen noting yet when the big shovels hit the dirt costing millions of dollars and the incompetency ramps up! HDWD Board of Directorspick one: either keep your incompetent General Manager that you are paying nearly $300,000 total package without any water/utility experience OR you can have our "yes" vote for the sewer assessment.

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  13. Pre-meeting invitation: DRECP Plan for solar, wind and geothermalRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2014 | Cactus Thorns

    Please join us for our Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan pre-meeting at the Joshua Tree San Bernardino County Building's first floor large conference room on Monday, November 17, 2014 from 5:30-7:30pm. The DRECP is a big picture, 22.5 million acre plan about where to put industrial scale solar, wind and geothermal renewable energy projects on public and private lands in the California desert.

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  14. 1,021 Page Agenda: Strips Native Plants/Special Interest Overlays &...Read the original story

    Nov 16, 2014 | Cactus Thorns

    Yucca Valley, Ca.,- Bring cans of room spray to the Yucca Valley Town Council meeting this Tuesday because there's lots of rotten stuff being shoved throughin the style of the fired unpopular immoral town manager, Mark Nuaimi. This 1,000 page agenda takes the grand prize covering complicated development code updates presented for the first time at the Tuesday meeting of November 18, 2014, at 6 PM in the Community Center.

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  15. Did Elizabeth Karman violate FPPC rules?Read the original story

    Nov 15, 2014 | Cactus Thorns

    You have sent out several negative email blasts WITHOUT disclosing who you really are or who you truly represent. You did not provide any disclosure as to the HDWD candidates authorizing you, or not, to conduct this negative campaign on their behalf.

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  16. 80 Year old man dies in pedestrian vs. Auto accidentRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | Cactus Thorns

    On Monday November 10th 2014 at approximately 5:50 PM, an elderly male pedestrian was struck by a red 2007 Ford Focus in the #1 westbound lane of Hwy 62. at Desert Willow Trail. According to witnesses, the elderly fellow attempted to cross SR-62 in a southerly direction when he was struck by the ford, which was traveling in the westbound #1 lane at approximately 60-65 MPH.

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  17. Free Stuff For VetsRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | Cactus Thorns

    There are lots of ways to honor servicemembers on Veterans Day - parades, salutes, all-you-can eat pancakes or a free all-American burger. To mark Veterans Day on Tuesday, restaurants around the country are offering free morsels and retail stores are discounting services.

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  18. 25 Years ago Today, The Wall Comes DownRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2014 | Cactus Thorns

    Cactus Thorns has been online in one form or the other since 2001. What started as a personal blog documenting the corruption and lack of Due Process of the 29 Palms Community Development Department has turned into over these many years into a hugely popular Independent Alternative News Media Outlet.

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  19. "You Can't Always Get What You Want"Read the original story

    Nov 8, 2014 | Cactus Thorns

    Never-ending traffic snarls, an increase in vehicle accidents and more un-synchronized traffic stop lights making motorists livid. Watch for a trending of an uncaring local government toward the Yucca Valley environment.

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  20. Making life tolerable.Read the original story

    Nov 8, 2014 | Cactus Thorns

    The benefit or the curse depending on how one sees it, of having a job out of town is you get a nonchalance about local issues. This nonchalance was never more apparent than this election cycle.

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