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    September 11, 2020

    ALTON CITY — A chance visit to the Salton Sea in 2014 for Los Angeles-based screenwriter and filmmaker Greg Bassenian has resulted in a documentary set to be released later this month.

    The film, “Miracle in the Desert: The Rise and Fall of the Salton Sea,” examines the ecological and public health threats posed by the lake’s receding shoreline, and features a few faces that local residents are likely to recognize.

    Staff Writer Julio Morales can be reached at jmorales@ivpressonline.com or 760-337-3415.
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    Julio Morales, Staff Writer IV Press
    jmorales@ivpressonline.com, (760) 337-3415