Owens Valley

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Firefighters close to getting ring around wildfire

LONE PINE, Calif. (AP) — Gusty winds have delayed containment of a 408-acre wildfire in the high desert Lone Pine area. The Inyo County blaze broke out Sunday morning north of State Route 136 in the Owens Valley river bottom about 200 miles north of LA.

02/28/2013

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Nearly 500 firefighters battle 406-acre wildfire

LONE PINE, Calif. (AP) — California fire bosses say a wind-driven 406-acre wildfire east of Lone Pine should be surrounded on Wednesday. The Inyo County blaze broke out Sunday morning north of State Route 136 in the high desert Owens Valley.

02/26/2013

State: LA must do more to stem dust from dry lake

LOS ANGELES (AP) – State regulators ordered Los Angeles to expand efforts to control dust storms from Owens Lake, which went dry after the growing metropolis began siphoning water from it a century ago. The […]

11/20/2012

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