California Accepts Petition to Protect Western Joshua TreeThe western Joshua tree will be considered for protection under the California Endangered Species Act because of threats from climate change and habitat destruction, the state Fish and Game Commission decided Tuesday.
Family Seeks Bay Area Woman Missing Near Joshua Tree National Park for 6 WeeksA Walnut Creek woman has been missing since mid-June after she traveled to Southern California on a visit to Joshua Tree National Park.
Visitors Cut Down Protected Joshua Trees During Government Shutdown"We've never seen this level of out-of-bounds camping" said the superintendent of California's Joshua Tree National Park.
Arson Suspect Arrested for Blaze Set at Joshua Tree National ParkProsecutors say George William Graham, who was observed watching flames rip through palm trees late Monday at Joshua Tree National Park, told park rangers he had started the fire.
Salvaged Bay Bridge Steel Awarded To 5 Art ProposalsSalvaged steel from the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge has been awarded to five projects for public display, with more awards on the way, Oakland Museum of California officials announced Tuesday.
Travel To California’s Joshua Tree National ParkPack your camping gear and a comfortable pair of hiking boots, then make plans to head on out and enjoy time in the great outdoors at the Joshua Tree National Park.
California Spider Species Named For U2's BonoA scientist from Alabama's Auburn University named a species of trapdoor spider found in California's Joshua Tree National Park after U2's lead singer.
Tech Report: Google Street View Takes On California ParksIn a move that may promote enthusiasm for exploring the outdoors, Google’s Street View function will now include virtual tours of five of California’s state parks.
Eye On The Bay: Desert Roadtrippers Pt.3 - 8/24/11