Ridgecrest, California

What is Ridgecrest, California known for?


music video

Blvd. in the city of Ridgecrest. Madonna traveled to the Indian Wells Valley (Ridgecrest, California) of the Mojave Desert in California to shoot the music video for "Frozen" from January 7 to 10, 1998. It was directed by Chris Cunningham, and was inspired by the movies ''The English Patient (The English Patient (film))'' and ''The Sheltering Sky (The Sheltering Sky (film))''. The video won an MTV Video Music Award for "Best Special Effects" in 1998

. The cinematography was done by Darius Khondji, who also shot Madonna's 1993 music video "Fever (Fever (Madonna song))", and the 1996 film ''Evita (Evita (film))''. With a monochromatic bluish appearance throughout, the video shows Madonna playing an ethereal (Ethereal Wave) Gothic (Gothic fashion) witchy, melancholy persona, with long black hair, black gowns designed by Olivier Theyskens (at that time a young and emerging talent), and mehndi on her hand showing


amp videos

June 27, 2012 thumb Looking south in Ridgecrest, CA (File:Looking south in Ridgecrest, CA.jpg) Ridgecrest is served by two newspapers, ''The Daily Independent'' and the ''News Review'', as well as a mixture of local broadcast stations


traditional activities

The Megalithic Portal and Megalith Map url http: www.megalithic.co.uk article.php?sid 18502 title C.Michael Hogan (2008) ''Morro Creek'', ed. by A. Burnham publisher Megalithic.co.uk date accessdate 2011-11-05 Other traditional activities present are: . The highway then descends from the mountains to its junction with State Route 14 (State Route 14 (California)). It then proceeds eastward across US 395 (U.S. Route 395 (California)) into the town of Ridgecrest, CA (Ridgecrest, California). The constructed highway ends at the turnoff for the Trona Pinnacles National Natural Landmark (Trona Pinnacles). digital 13 (VHF (very high frequency)) other_chs K13WJ Morongo Valley (Morongo Valley, California) K50HV Daggett (Daggett, California) K18FH Twentynine Palms (Twentynine Palms, California) K13NF Ridgecrest (Ridgecrest, California) K49AA Ridgecrest (Ridgecrest, California) subchannels 13.1 MyNetworkTV 13.2 Bounce TV


defense+designing

; His father works for the Department of Defense, designing missiles. His mother, Connie, reflects on her son as "...always a happy kid. Really smart, sensitive." Hoppus spent much of his early years in the small town of Ridgecrest until his parents divorced when he was in the third grade, which affected him greatly. After shuffling around with sister Anne for two years, Mark left with his father


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as Palm Springs (Palm Springs, California), Oceanside (Oceanside, California), Bishop (Bishop, California), Ridgecrest (Ridgecrest, California), Barstow (Barstow, California), Needles (Needles, California); northern San Diego County (San Diego County, California), and southeastern California, including much of the Mojave Desert and the Owens Valley. (Split from 619 on March 22, 1997, overlayed by area code 442 in 2009). Other major sources of employment include California

stations in the Ridgecrest (Ridgecrest, California) area. That translator currently rebroadcasts KMZT. *'''747 (Area codes 747 and 818)''' - Overlay with 818 (Area codes 747 and 818) on May 18, 2009 *'''760 (Area codes 442 and 760)''' - '''Palm Springs (Palm Springs, California)''', Oceanside (Oceanside, California), Bishop (Bishop, California), Ridgecrest (Ridgecrest, California), Barstow (Barstow, California), El Centro (El Centro, California), Needles, California

Needles ; northern San Diego County (San Diego County, California), and southeastern California, including much of the Mojave Desert and the Owens Valley. (Split from 619 on March 22, 1997; overlaid by 442 (Area codes 442 and 760) on October 24, 2009) *'''805 (Area code 805)''' - Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, California), San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo, California), '''Ventura (Ventura, California)''', Oxnard (Oxnard, California), Santa Maria, California Santa Maria


contemporary music

. The highway then descends from the mountains to its junction with State Route 14 (State Route 14 (California)). It then proceeds eastward across US 395 (U.S. Route 395 (California)) into the town of Ridgecrest, CA (Ridgecrest, California). The constructed highway ends at the turnoff for the Trona Pinnacles National Natural Landmark (Trona Pinnacles). digital 13 (VHF (very high frequency)) other_chs K13WJ Morongo Valley (Morongo Valley, California) K50HV Daggett (Daggett, California) K18FH Twentynine Palms (Twentynine Palms, California) K13NF Ridgecrest (Ridgecrest, California) K49AA Ridgecrest (Ridgecrest, California) subchannels 13.1 MyNetworkTV 13.2 Bounce TV


training range

Lake '''Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake''' or '''NAWS China Lake''' is an airborne weapons testing and training range located adjacent to Ridgecrest and operated by the United States Navy and its contractors. The officer's family housing on base is noted for their monthly 'pig parties' where a lawn ornament in the shape of a pig placed by the previous host on another's lawn signaled who the next host would be and the next location for the neighborhood gathering. Each family would bring


radio quot

Music, KRAJ The Heat 100.9 fm, featuring hip hop party rock format, K296AI the 107.1, with KCNV classical music feed. KRCK, "Ridgecrest Radio", went off the air in the 1970s. TV repeater K05FO 5 rebroadcasts KTLA, K35HO-D 35 rebroadcasts KBAK (KBAK-TV). class "wikitable" - ! Translator Call Letters !! B Mountain Channel !! Laurel Mountain Channel !! PSIP !! Station Call Letters !! Network Affiliation ID !! Original Channel !! Signal Quality - K02HY 2


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Lesson journal People (People (magazine)) date April 7, 1997 volume 47 issue 13 url http: www.people.com people archive article 0,,20121774,00.html accessdate April 10, 2012 *Mark Hoppus, musician from the American rock band Blink 182

attending Rancho Bernardo High School. Hoppus and Delonge then formed Blink-182, which became one of the most popular bands of the 2000s. Blink-182 disbanded in 2005, leading Hoppus to form the band +44 with fellow Blink-182 member Travis Barker. Blink-182 then announced their reformation in 2009. However, Hoppus states that he does not consider the +44 project to be "done".

Alternative Press Magazine url http: altpress.com features 325.htm work archiveurl http: www.webcitation.org 5gsJiyqkC archivedate 2009-05-18 deadurl no accessdate 2009-05-16 Early life Mark Hoppus was born in Ridgecrest (Ridgecrest, California), California on March 15, 1972, <


years people

%) col2 *Median resident age: 35.5 years *California median age: 33.3 years People in group quarters: *987 people in military barracks, etc. *87 people in nursing homes *33 people in other non-institutional group quarters *22 people in state prisons Local features

Ridgecrest, California

'''Ridgecrest''' is a city in Kern County (Kern County, California), California, United States. It is located along U.S. Route 395 in the Indian Wells Valley in northeastern Kern County, adjacent to the Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake (NAWS, or China Lake). The population was 27,616 at the 2010 census (2010 United States Census), up from 24,927 at the 2000 census (2000 United States Census). The city of Ridgecrest is a largely "company" oriented (China Lake, above) community big enough to provide plenty of schools, shopping and health care. It was incorporated as a city in 1963.

Ridgecrest is surrounded by four mountain ranges; the Sierra Nevada (Sierra Nevada (U.S.)) on the west, the Cosos (Coso Range) on the north, the Argus Range on the east, and the El Paso Mountains on the south. It is approximately from both Bakersfield and San Bernardino, the three nearest major urban centers. Air travel in and out of the city is provided through the Inyokern Airport.

Ridgecrest is within two hours of the highest (Mount Whitney) and the lowest (Badwater Basin) points in the conterminous U.S.

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