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Statement in the Los Angeles Times criticizes the City of Los Angeles for its dealings with the Owens Valley residents in relation to the Los Angeles Aqueduct. Article also includes a statement from the California Daily Journal which not only...
1927-06-04
First part in a series of articles on Owens Valley residents tells of how the Los Angeles Aqueduct has forced residents to vacate their towns and sell their land to the City of Los Angeles. Article gives a short history of the Los Angeles...
1924-04-21
Second part in a series of articles on Owens Valley residents continues the story of the how the Los Angeles Aqueduct came to the area. Article tells of how plans for an irrigation project in Owens Valley gave way to plans for an aqueduct to Los...
1924-04-22
News clipping reports the addition of another judge to precede over the number of cases against the City of Los Angeles by Owens Valley residents. Residents argue that the water pumping done by the Los Angeles Aqueduct has reduced the water supply...
1925-04-01
Article observes that Owens Valley residents have commenced new attacks on the Los Angels Aqueduct at the same time these residents have rejected an offer from California Governor Clement Calhoun Young to settle the dispute over damages from the...
1927-07-19
Article reports the reply made by the Board of Water and Power Commissioners of the City of Los Angeles to allegations that they have not paid sufficient reparations to the residents of Owens Valley for the construction of the Los Angeles...
1927-09-16
News article responds to claims that the City of Los Angeles has treated the people of Owens Valley unfairly in land sales and water usage related to the Los Angeles Aqueduct.
1925-01-19
Third part in a series of articles on Owens Valley citizens focuses on the transformation of Big Pine from a prosperous city to an area which suffers from drought and closed businesses. Article asserts that when the Los Angeles Aqueduct came, no...
1924-04-23
News article reports that a meeting between Owens Valley residents and the Board of Water and Power Commissioners of the City of Los Angeles went well and that "the valley may be helped out of its present difficulties and a future program of...
1927-10-15
Article includes a list of steps Los Angeles Mayor John Clinton Porter will take in the Mono Basin and Owens Valley to secure more water for the increased population of the city. A transcription of the mayor's statement is included.
1929-09-29
Article announces that talks have opened up between Owens Valley residents and the City of Los Angeles to purchase remaining land in Owens Valley. Article says that the sale would end a more than twenty year long conflict between Owens Valley...
1925-01-30
Article reports that Owens valley residents have begun to make use of a law allowing for reimbursement by the City of Los Angeles for damages due to the Los Angeles Aqueduct. News piece also lists legal council involved. Article is dated June 10th.
Article announces the publication of the Chamber of Commerce Committee formed to investigate conditions in the Owens Valley and provide solutions for the area in its conflict with the City of Los Angeles over the Los Angeles Aqueduct. Article...
Piece reports the details of a trial involving the City of Los Angeles and Bishop residents and businesses. Article contains testimony from Inyo County residents who assert that they have lost water due to pumping from the Los Angeles Aqueduct.
1933-10-20
Short piece tells of two petitions related to the Los Angeles Aqueduct currently in circulation. Article quotes statements from the second petition and notes that one of the circulators is a resident of Los Angeles. First petition refers to a bill...
1933-10-20
Clipping contains end portion of an article that details the results of a meeting between Owens Valley residents and officials from Los Angeles over buying prices for Owens Valley land. Article includes prices offered by the City of Los Angeles...
Bottom half of a longer article describes the damage done to the Los Angeles Aqueduct after destruction by protesters in Inyo County. The article argues that citizens of the area believe that they must resort to violence as they feel unable to...
Article reprints a news piece from a Los Angeles area newspaper on the impending purchase of lands and water rights in the Mono Basin.
1933-10-20
Short article reports that a committee of Mono County property owners have met with City of Los Angeles government officials and Board of Water and Power Commissioners to discuss land purchases.
1933-10-20
A Los Angeles field agent commits suicide in the city of Bishop. Article reports that his last message read: "A square man should not get mixed up with the City of Los Angeles."
1933-11-03
Report gives information on the continuation of a trial between the City of Los Angeles and Inyo County citizens. Judge Jones brings in geologists to testify on the geological structure of the Owens Valley and the amount of water the valley has...
1933-11-03
In a news story, water from lands in the Mono and Inyo Counties are directed to the Los Angeles Aqueduct to alleviate a water shortage in Los Angeles. Article reports that the water will supply Los Angeles until the Colorado River is "ready for...
1933-11-03
Short article argues that since the City of Los Angeles has announced its purchase of 98% of Mono Basin, it should also settle the continued dispute it has with Inyo and Mono County. Article ends by asking what Los Angeles will do with Inyo-Mono...
1933-11-03
News story announces the end of a trial between Inyo County, specifically the city of Bishop, and the City of Los Angeles over water pumping. Article contains words from Judge Jones who presided over the case.
1933-11-10
The City of Los Angeles is reported to have asked for water rights in Mono County. A second request by an individual is also reported.
1933-11-10
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