Desert Road

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  • ... between this small college town and the iron rail, dating back to the late 19th century. Although these two modest exhibits seem to ... railroad conglomerates bribed federal agents to get what they wanted; or paid people to claim lands that they then handed over to ...
  • ... the Clean Water Act , we'd be close to where we were back in 1972," James said in the piece. "Hopefully, rivers wouldn't be ... the seeds of what he considers to be promising news . In this piece, valley residents receive free "rain gardens" - or ...
  • ... a flatbed truck erupted into a fireball as we sped past. What in the world were we heading into? Configure block ... thinning overgrown stands of fir, suffered a debilitating back injury, and was left to cope without health care." These individuals and ...
  • ... has become so controversial that when a handful of green groups express support for a 485-megawatt desert solar project in Riverside County, that support is news . [scald=57892:kl_image_original_context ... decide a project won't hurt the environment, they have to back up their call with a document called a Negative Declaration, which is ...
  • ... it as worthless, the Southern Pacific deeded the site back to the city. City property once again, the fifty acres continued to sit ... Park in 1917 (the name of the surrounding neighborhood changed , too, from East Los Angeles to Lincoln Heights), the park an its ...
  • Golden State Water Company wants to raise its rates; citizens are fighting back . Are they asking the right questions? ... to take other people's water so that our grass would be green , our pools would be full, and our shade luxuriously abundant. ...
  • ... this nation's most significant environmental initiatives. What makes the act (16 USC 431-433) so profound is that it grants the ... have no memory that elephants once were bright green . [scald=34228:kl_image_original_context ... provisions in a previous column. Left undiscussed in that commentary was the anti-Antiquities Act language that did not make it ...
  • ... studied disregard of the public's putative desires to be green . Presidents are as complicit in this conundrum as any other elected ... law, and the federal government took the fabled terrain back . LBJ claims the eighth spot (notably for the 1964 Wilderness Act , ...
  • ... as well, but in practice, as Becerra puts it, "they were back then 99.99% from Mexico." Configure block ... as being somewhat to deeply flawed. Examples of such commentary are here and here. Lee G. Williams, of the U.S. Department of ...
  • Getting a green card and becoming legal changed everything for the ... I guess my parents paid a white woman to smuggle me in. Back then, the [border agents] didn't scrutinize everything . So this ... everything for us. It gave me the freedom to finally do what I wanted -- to go to college. "After the U.S. invaded Iraq, my husband ...

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