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Mojave Desert Dust Storm Pile Up Injures 28 People

LUCERNE VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — A dust storm in the Southern California desert has caused a massive highway pileup that left 28 people with minor injuries. The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department says only three of the people had to

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Dianne Feinstein’s Million-Acre Land Grab Falters

Three months after Breitbart News and others outed Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s (D-CA) backdoor effort to freeze development on over one million acres of California dessert by having President Obama declare the area subject to the Antiquities Act of 1906, her efforts are going down in flames as Congressional Republicans are moving to ban the Antiquities designation.

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Photo: Mountain Lion Climbs Power Pole

A female mountain lion was captured in a rare photo showing the cougar perched atop a wooden pole in the Lucerne Valley desert on Tuesday.

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NTSB Releases Report on Deadly Virgin Galactic SpaceShip Crash Over California

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has found that last year’s deadly Virgin Galactic SpaceShip Two crash over the Mojave Desert could have been avoided had the craft been equipped with a protective system to overcome the co-pilot’s mistake, according to its newly-released report.