Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
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Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
San Diego Gas & Electric and its parent company, Sempra Energy, want to erect industrial towers, some more than 100 feet high, on an easement through Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. Here, smaller poles and wires cut through the Yaqui Well camping and hiking area. (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times)
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
In the center right, trees in the Tamarisk Grove Campground provide shade and shelter for visitors just off Yaqui Pass Road near the junction with California 78. The proposed Sunrise Powerlink towers would go next to the campground. (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times)
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
The Sunrise Powerlink transmission lines would parallel California 78, visible through the branches of an ocotillo. (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times)
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
Dwight and Lynda Pepin from Vandenberg Village, Calif., gaze at the stars above their Yaqui Well campsite. Lynda said of their week in the desert: “It’s phenomenal! Dead quiet all night. We’ll be back.” The proposed Sunrise Powerlink transmission lines would go over the campground. (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times)
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