Open Phone Topics: Three tortoises were killed in Joshua Tree National Park. National Park is over capacity. Visitors to the Park are picking wildflowers, leaving trash everywhere, killing wildlife, and graffiti issues. Cigarette and tobacco product tax raised to over $2 per pack. Specific areas of the Park are overloaded with visitors. Caltrans installing permanent medians in Morongo Valley. Pedestrian deaths in the Morongo Basin. Aggressive driving in the Morongo Basin. Copper Mountain Mesa road assessment district fee for maintaining dirt roads in the area.