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Sinister Journey 1948


United Artists

Hopalong Cassidy (played by William Boyd) stars alongside the Southern Pacific Railway’s isolated 3-foot narrow gauge operation in the Owens Valley of California. 744 more words

Bringing Weatlh and Water to the City of Angels: Transforming Los Angeles' physical landscape into an Anglo Vision 1908-1960

By Cambria Rodriguez

        Los Angeles today continues to undergo massive land and city development to sustain and provide for the growing city. The city has become a multi-ethnic metropolis, housing and providing for diverse communities as it has since the beginning of development. 7,516 more words

Los Angeles

MM 4-20 White Mountains Bristlecone Pines

We drove to the Owens Valley in eastern California one day in 1987 and then continued on to the White Mountains east of the valley to see some of the oldest living things on earth: bristlecone pine trees. 249 more words


Wednesday of Hope - A Glimmer on the Horizon

Sometimes we have to do the work, even though we don’t yet see a glimmer on the horizon that it’s actually going to be possible. …

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Owens Valley Fights Back


There’s a long painful history in the Owens Valley, of an area that has one major landlord who could care less about the people who live there. 386 more words

California History

July 27, 1976: Legionnaire’s Disease in Philadelphia; 1905: Consideration of Owens Valley Water Supply for Los Angeles

July 27, 1976: Outbreak of Legionnaire’s Disease in Philadelphia. “On July 21, 1976, the American Legion opened its annual three-day convention at the Bellevue-Stratford Hotel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 555 more words


July 22, 1914: Chlorine and a 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