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California considers selling Slab City land




A bulletin board in Slab City, east of California's Salton Sea.
A bulletin board in Slab City, east of California's Salton Sea.
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Slab City, just east of California's Salton Sea, is an abandoned Marine training facility that draws about 150 residents year round with its lack of electric lines, water, sewage, taxes and real rules to speak of.

But their future is uncertain, as the California State Land Commission considers selling the land. New York Times reporter Erik Eckholm tells more.