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Keeler, on the eastern “shore” of Owens Lake (a mostly dry lake now) has seen more than its fair share of hard times. From the 1880s through early 1900s… 212 more words


Los Angeles, Owens Valley, and Water

My Maternal family came to the upper Mojave Desert in the 1950’s. During that time my grandfather started talking to the “old timers” as he called them. 1,293 more words

onward and upward

Just writing about that horrible toxic night at Death Valley gave me a bad sinus infection that had me down for a solid 3-4 days. ;) … 285 more words


2015 Southern Inyo Double Century

March 7th we rode the inaugural Southern Inyo Double Century. The Southern Inyo Double is the latest addition to the California Triple Crown series of 200 mile rides. 371 more words

Ride Report

#TDIWH—January 21, 2015: End of “Chinatown” Water Feud; 1915: Passaic Valley Sewer

January 21, 2015: New York Times Headline. Century Later, the ‘Chinatown’ Water Feud Ebbs. “OWENS LAKE, Calif. — For 24 years, traveling across the stark and dusty moonscape of what once was a glimmering 110-square-mile lake framed by snow-covered mountains, Ted Schade was a general in the Owens Valley water wars with Los Angeles. 559 more words


Owens Valley and Water Myths

Nothing like seeing the New York Times kind of trip over its shoelaces in trying to describe some western American story to make GG all grumpy. 643 more words