Owens Valley is a valley in Southeast California.
Return of a River
Much of the recent history of the Owens Valley involves the "theft" of its water supply by Metropolitan Los Angeles. This story is explained in Marc Reisner's book, Cadillac Desert and includes William Mulholland, the Los Angeles Times, and other sordid characters.
- Gus's REALLY GOOD Fresh Jerky, 580 South Highway 395, Olancha, CA 93549, Phone: +1 760-764-2822, . Open every day from 8am to 7pm (8am to 8pm in the Summer). A converted gas station, it's advertised all along Highway 395 as selling "World Famous Jerky" — including beef, elk, turkey, and other dried meat products. Their selection of honeys, dried fruits, nuts, and olives is also quite impressive.