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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


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. 182 more words


I Love Ideas!

I was low on gas, but I was buzzing with five

books like bees’ wings, open in my head.

Wind pasted my hair to my face as the… 44 more words


Eidetic Videos 2016

Final student videos from my spring LA303L Studio are here!

Check out the awesome eidetic video montages featuring student’s dust mitigation projects for Owens Lake that were created using parametric design tool. 21 more words

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May 21, 1921: Violence Mars Operations of Owens Valley Aqueduct

May 21, 1921: Violence Mars Operations of Owens Valley Aqueduct. “On May 21, 1924, the first violence of the dispute erupted. Forty men dynamited the Lone Pine aqueduct spillway gate. 254 more words


Cinematic Owens Lake 2016

Had the pleasure of introducing another group of #CPPLA students to Owens Lake this April (bringing the tally to over 150 students!) The results of my LA303L student’s 4 days of field work and exploration were edited into 3-minute videos feature their mapping/analysis drawings too.