Ghost Mountain Hike & Huell Howser Unseen Ghost Mountain Episode

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HIKE TO GHOST MOUNTAIN W/JOHN MCDONALD Date: Saturday, October 18, 2014 – 8:00am to 11:00am Hike Leader: John McDonald, Producer/Director $20, includes admission to “California’s Gold” Screening Join filmmaker John McDonald for a moderate 2.2-mile round trip hike to Ghost Mountain. Learn about the family that lived there for 17 years and how John’s production […]

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100th Anniversary of the Goffs Schoolhouse

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Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Goffs Schoolhouse Sunday, October 12, 2014 The Goffs Schoolhouse is a one-room mission style desert school built in 1914 by the County of San Bernardino to serve the growing population of the area. The Schoolhouse was used as the local community center. Through many of the 23 years […]

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Ridgecrest Petroglyph Festival

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Ridgecrest Petroglyph Festival – November 13 – 16, 2014 U.S. Navy’s China Lake Petroglyph Tours of 10,000+ year-old Native American Rock Art Is Expected to Sell out at Ridgecrest Petroglyph Festival Set for November The festival, which celebrates the area’s Native American culture and history, expects to receive thousands of history, environment and nature enthusiasts. […]

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100-mile Adventure Race – Moab Utah

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  The West’s premier adventure race series, the Adventure Xstream Race Series consisting of Sprint, 12 & 24-hour adventure races in spectacular locations such as Moab, UT; Durango, CO; Buena Vista, CO; Glenwood Springs, CO; and Breckenridge, CO announces the Moab AXS Finale race to be held in Moab, Utah this fall. The race will take […]

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Vehicles Detoured through Lake Mead Due to I-15 Flood Closure

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BOULDER CITY, Nevada – A portion of Interstate 15 in Southern Nevada remains closed due to flooding. The Nevada Department of Transportation has designated two routes for passenger and non-commercial vehicles. Those routes can be found online at http://nevadadot.com/Traveler_Info/i15Detour.aspx. To further ease congestion, Lake Mead National Recreational Area is allowing all non-commercial vehicles (including RVs) […]

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Join San Diego’s 51st Cabrillo Festival Sept 28th

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Journey back to September 28, 1542 when Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, sailing under the flag of Spain, landed on the shore of San Diego Bay. This pivotal moment in history is remembered every year with a series of events hosted by the Cabrillo Festival Inc. and the National Park Service. Hosted by the National Park Service […]

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Vandals Damage Fossil at Dinosaur NM

From left to right: Bone prior to damage, after damage and closeup of damaged area. Coloration differences are due to different cameras and time of year between the before and after photos. NPS Photo

Dinosaur, CO and Jensen, UT–Rangers are seeking information related to recent fossil damage and theft on the Fossil Discovery Trail. On Tuesday, September 2, 2014, a park ranger leading a guided walk discovered damage to a fossilized humerus bone from a sauropod dinosaur located along the trail. The damage was not evident the previous day. […]

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Watch for storm damage on all roads at Mojave Preserve

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Roads Paved Roads – Watch for potholes on all paved roads. Late summer rains have begun in the Mojave. Conditions change quickly and roads may quickly become impassible or require 4 wheel drive. Use caution when traveling through the Preserve and do not attempt to drive through running water in roadways. Black Canyon Road – Open. […]

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Sliding Rocks, Death Valley

First Observation of Rocks in Motion   The Racetrack is a unique attraction of Death Valley National Park that not many park visitors get to see. It’s a dry lakebed in a very remote and beautiful area. On the north end of the lakebed is a rock formation known as the grandstands. Rocks from the […]

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Burning Man Reopens the Gate

According to Burning Man’s Facebook page, the Gate and all the roads leading toward it, reopened at 6 am today. The airport is due to reopen at noon. Status posted at 11:45 am states “Traffic update: Wadsworth to 8 mile, 1:41, Gate time 1 to 1.5 hours plus additional time for will call, if needed. See […]

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