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another Cliven Bundy?

The Indians that made this stuff didn’t think it was anything special. They used it and tossed it aside. It was just used junk to them.

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July 22, 1914: Chlorine and Pet Canary; 1962: Oily Birds; 1935: Mulholland Dies

July 22, 1914: Canary has sore wings. As chlorine began to be used throughout the U.S., some people were convinced that chlorine was bad for them and enlisted the help of their pets’ maladies to prove their point. 329 more words


Owens Valley

A little over one week ago my parents (the Burnsides) packed up their house, loaded into their RV, rented out their home and hit the road to live in the RV full time.   185 more words


Outing - Alabama Hills

While visiting Death Valley National Park in 2011, I took lodging in Lone Pine, California.  While driving back to Lone Pine after my first visit to the park, into the setting sun with the Sierras rising before me, I saw what appeared to be a series of adobe-like structures in the foothills. 278 more words

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2014 Public Historic Preservation Projects At Manzanar National Historic Site

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The following is a press release from the National Park Service.

INDEPENDENCE, CA — The public is cordially invited to help make a concrete contribution at… 462 more words


June 30, 1906: Los Angeles Gets Its Way with Water

June 30, 1906: Federal Law Gives Los Angeles Owens Valley Water. “ The City hired a prestigious team of engineers to examine the feasibility of the project. 375 more words


June 27, 1912: Los Angeles Water Supply Plan

June 27, 1912:  Municipal Journal article. Los Angeles New Water Supply. “The plan and construction of the Los Angeles aqueduct  have invited the interest and admiration of the engineer and layman generally throughout the United States both from the great distance-240 miles-that the water is to be carried into the city and the unusual obstacles that have presented themselves. 171 more words