Kenneth Orski, Jane Shaw 06/01/2005
By C. Kenneth Orski and Jane S. Shaw
Gary Libecap 01/08/2005
In the early twentieth century, L.A. purchased water rights by buying up farmland and conveying the water back to L.A. These purchases created a legacy of distrust and suspicion, as people began to view the trades as theft. Gary Libecap takes a second look at the L.A.-Owens Valley transfers.