Renewable energy projects such as Ivanpah Solar raise challenging questions about land and resource use, illuminating differing perspectives and contradictions.
With temperatures topping out above 120 degrees at times, having a swimming pool was a necessity in the desert. Now, skaters hunt them with a different purpose in mind.
Some have sought this “nowhere between two somewheres” as an isolated, out-of-the-way destination to conduct a variety of illicit activities
The twin communities of Slab City and Niland can be found near the eastern shore of the Salton Sea—a shallow, toxic lake approaching ecological disaster.