Desert Road

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  • ... surprises, and communities that quickly went from boom to bust . [scald=81476:kl_image_original_context ... see her dance - on the TV screen in the lobby, which shows old VHS tapes of her performances. Configure block ...
  • ... is. You have wrested your homes from the clutches of the desert , you have revolutionized the methods of applying water to the soil, ... sold off their small plots of land in the real estate boom of the 1920s. Bolton Hall became the American Legion, then the first ...
  • ... Pioneertown and other adjacent communities of the High Desert . [scald=81065:kl_image_original_context ... from Rubén Martínez’s 2012 book Desert America: Boom and Bust in the New Old West on Artbound. Show your support! Victoria ...
  • ... remain beyond the buzz and speculation of the real estate boom of the 2000s, hanging with the scruffy bohemians that helped to pioneer ... week at Al's we heard our first mention of the "gentrified desert ." Here, in our penultimate excerpt, we remain beyond the buzz and ...
  • ... rubble that is 21st-century Timbuktu, to find the Imam who shows him original astronomical textbooks that pre-date Galileo’s ... next leg of his journey, a camel train across the Tenere desert to Algeria. Omar introduces him to the delights and vicissitudes of ...
  • ... coasts that rainclouds evaporate before they reach them. In other places, cold ocean currents sweeping Africa's shores starve the land of moisture. As a whole, Africa is a dry continent and deserts dominate the landscape. This ...
  • ... water from the Mojave, thus claiming a minor place in a 150-year history of desert exploitation. [scald=35260:kl_image_original_context ... exploitation running all the way back to the mining boom of the late Nineteenth Century. If you recognize the names Hearst, ...
  • ... narrator, co-director, and co-writer) presents " Boom Bust Boom ." Featuring John Cusack, Nobel Prize winners Daniel Kahneman, ...
  • This little cafe in a sleepy desert town has a lot going for it, even if it never quite ...
  • ... view a history of criminal activities in the Mojave Desert . [scald=76811:kl_image_original_context ... several of the rangers closely involved with the bust were transferred out of the area for protection -- one under an assumed ... cliché reworked in many B-rated films, television shows , video games and other paltry fictions.   "Senseless violence, the ...

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