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Unformatted text preview: police officers involved in Rodney King’s beating. Peripheral canal: a proposed project to direct water to the Imperial Valley. Environmentalists vs. MWD on issues of conservation and environmental impact of irragation. Peter Ueberroth: Organizer of the 1984 Olympics in LA, led the Rebuild Los Angeles project. Proposition 13: “Peoples Initiative to Limit Property Taxation”, ballot to amend the constitution. Red Cars: L.A.’s old transit system, using trolley cars and light rail. Illustrates life in LA before freeway system. River Madness: Montage of the portrayal of LA River in Hollywood films, demonstrated the rivers use as background and thematic elements. Often portrayed in a violent and dangerous light. (Gottlieb) RLA/Rebuild LA: Project headed by Ueberroth after the 1992 riots, created by Bradley Administration before the riots were even over. Created to stimulate growth through private investments in areas hit hardest. (Fulton) Sales Tax Canyon: ?...
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- Spring '07
- Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, Metropolitan Water District, Owens Valley Aqueduct, LA water supply, Class Notes/Reluctant Metropolis