mojave desert

LA area bank robbery chase ends in televised death

LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) – A bank robbery suspect was cornered on an Antelope Valley street and shot to death Friday on live television after he apparently fired at Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies from his […]

11/09/2012

Xbox Music to offer on-demand music free on tablet

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Buyers of tablets that run Microsoft’s newest operating system, Windows 8, are in for a pleasant musical surprise: They’ll be able to handpick from a selection of millions of songs and […]

10/15/2012

San Bernardino County OKs Mojave water project

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) – San Bernardino County officials have approved a plan to pump the Mojave Desert’s groundwater to supply it to Southern California homeowners. The Los Angeles Times and San Bernardino Sun report […]

10/02/2012

Space shuttle Endeavour takes to California skies

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Space shuttle Endeavour has taken off on an aerial tour of California. Riding piggyback atop a modified 747 jumbo jet, the shuttle departed Edwards Air Force Base in the Mojave Desert […]

09/21/2012

Dog brings home human foot in Mojave Desert

NEWBERRY SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) – A dog brought home a human foot, leading to discovery of more remains in a remote area of the Mojave Desert, authorities said. A woman called the San Bernardino County […]

09/05/2012

What's next for Curiosity?

(AP) – After a spectacular landing on Mars, the rover Curiosity wasted no time embracing its inner shutterbug, delighting scientists with vistas of Gale Crater complete with sand dunes, mountain views and even haze. Now […]

08/13/2012

John Merrick, longtime Malibu judge, dies at 93

(AP) – John Merrick, a longtime Malibu judge who signed a warrant to search the Manson family ranch and presided at the 1985 wedding of Madonna and Sean Penn, has died. He was 93. His […]

08/09/2012

Mars rover sends back 1st 360-degree color view

(AP) – The photo-snapping rover Curiosity returned another postcard from Mars on Thursday – the first 360-degree color panorama of Gale Crater. Scientists admired the sweeping vista. In the distance was the base of Mount […]

08/09/2012

Mars crater where rover landed looks 'Earth-like'

(AP) – The ancient Martian crater where the Curiosity rover landed looks strikingly similar to the Mojave Desert in California with its looming mountains and hanging haze, scientists said Wednesday. “The first impression that you […]

08/09/2012

Train to nowhere

A Nevada company is on the verge of landing a 4-point-9 billion dollar loan from the Obama administration to build a high-speed train that would rocket tourists from the middle of nowhere to the casinos […]

03/26/2012

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