California’s Owens River is part of an elite group of rivers—what’s it called?

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1California’s Owens River is part of an elite group of rivers—what’s it called?
Owens Valley farmers and ranchers, who found their lands destroyed by the withdrawal of the river, rebelled. They dynamited a section of the aqueduct in May 1924. Then, that August, renegades kidnapped and prepared to lynch one of Mulholland’s accomplices, Leicester Hall, an attorney and the treasurer of the Owens River Canal Company.
https://longreads.com/2020/08/19/fire-flood-a-southern-california-pastoral/

2California’s Owens River is part of an elite group of rivers—what’s it called?
On election day, the people of Los Angeles voted for $22.5 million worth of bonds to build an aqueduct from the Owens River and to defray other expenses of the project. With this money, and with a special Act of Congress allowing cities to own property outside their boundaries, the City acquired the land that Eaton had acquired from the Owens Valley farmers and started to build the aqueduct.
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3California’s Owens River is part of an elite group of rivers—what’s it called?
A group of powerful city leaders belonging to a land syndicate led by Los Angeles Times owner Harrison Gray Otis his son-in-law, Harry Chandler, had their own ideas abourt the Owens River water. Using inside information from another member of their group who was also member of the Los Angeles Board of Water Commissioners – members of the land syndicate bought up 16,000 acres of the San …
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Los Angeles employs “chicanery, subterfuge, spies, bribery, a campaign of divide-and-conquer, and a strategy of lies” to obtain and export water from California’s Owens Valley. The Colorado River Compact allocates more water than is found in the river in an average year.
https://web.stanford.edu/group/grandcanyon/cgi-bin/forum/?p=43

5Mammoth Lakes

The town is situated in the southwestern, mountainous part of Mono County, California. Climate. Mammoth Lakes has a warm summer mediterranean climate (Köppen: Csb) or a rare dry-summer continental climate (Dsb) for the 0 °C isoterm, with long, very snowy winters, and warm, dry summers.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Mammoth_Lakes,_California

6California’s Owens River is part of an elite group of rivers—what’s it called?
One of the most famous of these suits is Arizona versus California (1964), a complex case that resulted in limiting California’s prior appropriation claims to the Colorado River, placed a fixed limit on the latter’s ability to draw from the Colorado, and assured Arizona that it could divert its rightful share of the river to support the needs of Phoenix and Tucson (see Law of the River …
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7California’s Owens River is part of an elite group of rivers—what’s it called?
Searching far and wide for a suitable supplement to local supplies, the Los Angeles Water Department singled out the Owens River for accession, some 240 miles to the northeast of city limits, sending city officials posing surreptitiously as farmers and ranchers to buy up land and attain water rights throughout the valley (Kahrl 1983; Reisner 1993; Walton 1993).
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8California’s Owens River is part of an elite group of rivers—what’s it called?
On election day, the people of Los Angeles voted for $22.5 million worth of bonds to build an aqueduct from the Owens River and to defray other expenses of the project. With this money, and with a special Act of Congress allowing cities to own property outside their boundaries, the City acquired the land that Eaton had acquired from the Owens Valley farmers and started to build the aqueduct.
https://www.triposo.com/loc/Los_Angeles/history/background

9California’s Owens River is part of an elite group of rivers—what’s it called?
Its’s a tradition as old as our State, yet it has taken on many forms over the last 145 years-the inauguration of our State’s Governor. Huell spends time with California’s 36th governor, Pete Wilson, as he works on his inaugural speech and discusses the importance of the events surrounding his swearing in. Huell also gets a chance to visit with several past Governors and their families, to get …
https://www.thetvdb.com/series/californias-gold/allseasons/official

10California’s Owens River is part of an elite group of rivers—what’s it called?
City purchased land, including rights to water, along the Owens river, 235 miles north of Los Angeles. In 1907, the city once again voted and approved a pipeline from the Owens Valley to the San Fernando Valley; completed in 1913.
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