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... of the businesses have closed and the town is somewhat abandoned. However, they were building a new business....Jacumba Hot Springs Spa. I hope it is successful. Oh, yes, on the outskirts of Jacumba, we saw an airfield with several white drones that are used for tracking illegal aliens.
We then dropped down out of the mountains passing by Ocotillo (pop. ...
... Wikipedia said ;) Anyway, the Salton Sea is a shallow lake above the San Andreas fault line and formed in 1905 when the Colorado River flooded. It is 229 feet below sea level (yes, below) and has a salinity factor greater than the Pacific Ocean and is also the largest lake in ...
... The Slabs" each winter to enjoy the relatively mild climate and escape the harsh conditions found elsewhere.
The State of California is currently considering closing Slab City to the public permanently. Over the years, people have desecrated the desert, and left their trash and human waste behind. Instead of driving their RVs to a proper dumping station, some people have chosen to simply dig a hole in the ground. A growing portion of Slab City is now ...
... not give you the right to not take care of the land here. In riding around this place called Slab City you see a lot of trash just tossed around. There is a disposal area about a mile away but so many people choose not to use it, down the road they will close this place because of these reasons and you can't blame them.
As you can see there are some amazing sunsets here at the Slabs!
Jim and Kathy
... But today I was talking
to Gene Flood, a former Stanford finance professor who now runs the fixed-income
money manager Smith Breeden Associates, and he surprised me by saying that he is
no longer quite the fervent believer in mark-to-market that he once was. The
credit crisis has caused such a liquidity crunch that market prices are not a
good reflection of true economic value, he said. If you ...
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