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2003 - California Bulletin 118 - Update Mar 2019

2003 - California Bulletin 118 - Update

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

This is an update of the California Bulletin 118. The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) recognized the need for collection, summary, and evaluation of groundwater data as tools in planning optimal use of the groundwater resource. Bulletin 118 presents the results of groundwater basin evaluations in California. The Bulletin 118 series was preceded by Water Quality Investigations Report No. 3, Ground Water Basins in California (referred to in this bulletin as Report No. 3), published in 1952 by the Department of Public Works, Division of Water Resources (the predecessor of DWR). The purpose of Report No. 3 was to ...


2004 - Salinas Valley Groundwater Basin, Forebay Aquifer Subbasin, California Groundwater Bulletin 118 - Update Mar 2019

2004 - Salinas Valley Groundwater Basin, Forebay Aquifer Subbasin, California Groundwater Bulletin 118 - Update

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

An update of the California Groundwater Bulletin 118 as it relates to the Salinas Valley Groundwater Basin and the Forebay Aquifer Sub-Basin


2016 - California Land Use And Management - A Resource Management Strategy Of The California Water Plan Mar 2019

2016 - California Land Use And Management - A Resource Management Strategy Of The California Water Plan

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

Land use planning and management cuts across many resource management strategies. More efficient and effective land use is linked to several resource management strategies including watershed, water use efficiency, groundwater quality, flood management, parks and recreation, climate change adaptive management and agricultural lands stewardship. Directly development away from agricultural lands permits multi-objective management of these lands for agricultural preservation, floodplain management, water quality, habitat conservation, and sustainable development. In addition, planning for more compact and sustainable communities, both urban and rural, will assist in reducing reliance on the state-s water supply, and result in more efficient use of California’s ...


2018 - California Water Plan Update - Public Review Draft Mar 2019

2018 - California Water Plan Update - Public Review Draft

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

California Water Plan Update 2018 provides recommended actions, funding scenarios, and an investment strategy to bolster efforts by water and resource managers, planners, and decision-makers to overcome California’s most pressing water resource challenges. It builds on progress made in California Water Plan Update 2013; reaffirms State government’s unique role and commitment to sustainable, equitable, long-term water resource management; and introduces implementation tools to inform sound decision-making.


2016 - Agricultural Lands Stewardship Mar 2019

2016 - Agricultural Lands Stewardship

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

The agricultural lands stewardship strategy (ALS) focuses primarily on private land in agriculture including cultivated land and rangeland. Agricultural land in California comprises about 31.6 million acres. Agricultural systems in California are varied in the way resources are used, ranging from intensive conventional agriculture (irrigated crop cultivation) to more extensive systems such as livestock grazing, each with a different relationship to natural resources. They also affect and are affected by surface hydrology and groundwater recharge in different ways. Stewardship of this land requires constant balancing among natural constraints, market forces, and ever-changing social expectations. Institutions and policies have been ...


1861 - Drake's Complication Of Spanish Grants Feb 2019

1861 - Drake's Complication Of Spanish Grants

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

An 1861 publication compiled by Eugene B. Drake containing Jimeno's and Hartnell's indexes of Mexican land concessions, from 1830 to 1846; the Toma de Razon, or, registry of titles, for 1844-'45; approvals of land grants by the Territorial Deputation and Departmental Assembly of California, from 1835 to 1846, and a list of unclaimed grants. The compilation of indices was compiled from the Spanish archives in the U.S. Surveyor-general's office.


2019 - Japanese Pamphlets Inventory - Draft Feb 2019

2019 - Japanese Pamphlets Inventory - Draft

Japanese-American Pamphlet Inventory

An inventory of a series of pamphlets published from 1906 through 1925 focused on the presence of Japanese in America, the perception by some that Japan was taking steps to take over America, the great lengths gone to deprive Japanese residing in the United States of land either by purchase or lease and even citizenship, the depiction of Japanese as inferior humans in terms of intellect and morals standing, agreement and laws enacted to limit the ability of Japanese to participate in the economy, anti-Japanese organizations, speeches before various legislative bodies in opposition to the Japanese, Japanese responses to the ...


1995 - Monterey County Water Conservation Alternatives - An Analysis Feb 2019

1995 - Monterey County Water Conservation Alternatives - An Analysis

Monterey County Water Resources Agency Engineering Reports

The major goal of this study ,prepared by Agland Investment Services, Inc. on behalf of the Monterey County Water Resources Agency, was to estimate the direct and regional economic impacts of different policies aimed at encouraging agricultural water conservation in the Salinas Valley. The study also looked at combinations of conservation measures which could provide a least cost conservation contribution to the seawater intrusion problem. Agland concluded that policymakers should consider adopting a least cost approach when they considered the mix of infrastructure projects and urban and rural conservation measures.


1798 - Message From The President Of The United States, Accompanying A Report To Him From The Secretary Of State, And Sundry Documents Reltaive To The Affairs Of The United States On The Mississippi; The Intercourse With The Indian Nations And The Inexecution Of The Treat Between The United States And Spain Feb 2019

1798 - Message From The President Of The United States, Accompanying A Report To Him From The Secretary Of State, And Sundry Documents Reltaive To The Affairs Of The United States On The Mississippi; The Intercourse With The Indian Nations And The Inexecution Of The Treat Between The United States And Spain

Miscellaneous Federal Documents & Reports

This publication contains the January 23, 1798, report of President John Adams concerning the situation of the United States affair in the territories, the incursion of England from Canada on the Mississippi River, Indian relations, and the unsigned treaty with Spain. Also contained in this book is a report from the Secretary of State, as well as a number of documents relating to the problems encountered on the Mississippi River and the unexecuted treaty with Spain.


1904 - California And Its Missions - Their History To The Treaty Of Guadalupe Hidalgo, Vol. Ii, Bryan J. Clinch Feb 2019

1904 - California And Its Missions - Their History To The Treaty Of Guadalupe Hidalgo, Vol. Ii, Bryan J. Clinch

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

Clinch wrote a two-volume, extensive history on the early development of the lower and upper California missions. In Volume II, the author, a well-known San Francisco architect, described the principal events beginning with the founding of the California missions of Alta California.


1885 - Royal Commission On Water Supply Irrigation In Western America, First Progress Report. A. Deakin Jan 2019

1885 - Royal Commission On Water Supply Irrigation In Western America, First Progress Report. A. Deakin

Related Research and Documents

A report prepared for the members of the Australian Royal Commission on Water Supply concerning irrigation in Western America as it related to water supply conditions in Australia, including a discussion of the historic irrigation practices on the North America continent, extent of irrigation in the West and various irrigation laws.


1881 - History Of Monterey County From The Early Days Down To The Present Time Jan 2019

1881 - History Of Monterey County From The Early Days Down To The Present Time

Miscellaneous Monterey and San Luis Obispo County Documents and Reports

The book provides a chronological look at early California and Monterey County history beginning in the 1500s up to 1880s, along with descriptions of the scenery, farms, residences, public buildings, factories, hotels, schools and churches. The book contains over 100 illustrations, maps, charts and diagrams. Biographical sketches of prominent Monterey County citizens are included.


1879 - Droughts In California In 1805 And 1817, Mariano G. Vallejo Jan 2019

1879 - Droughts In California In 1805 And 1817, Mariano G. Vallejo

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

A handwritten transcription of a brief narrative by Mariano G. Vallejo (original in Spanish) describing the droughts of 1805 and 1817 experienced in California and the impact it had upon the people and land.


1916 - The Establishment Of State Government In California, Cardinal Goodwin Jan 2019

1916 - The Establishment Of State Government In California, Cardinal Goodwin

Miscellaneous Federal Documents & Reports

This work covers the period in California history from 1846 to 1847. The introductory chapter traces, briefly, the extension of American influence over the territory from an early date to the complete of the conquest. Following the first chapter is a more detailed account of the period of military rule an the resulting political unrest. The work of the Convention of 1849 and the election, organization and enactments of the first Legislature have been given due consideration. Chapter 18 dealt with the admission of California into the Union and the final chapter contains statistics on the population, professions and occupations ...


1883 - A Popular History Of California _ From The Earliest Period Of Its Discovery To The Present Time, Lucia Norman Jan 2019

1883 - A Popular History Of California _ From The Earliest Period Of Its Discovery To The Present Time, Lucia Norman

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

Published originally in 1867, this second edition included events that transpired during the intervening years (1867-1883). Topics covered included, but not limited to, were a eescription of California, it’s discovery, the sufferings of Cortez and his Followers, Spaniards neglect of California, the commerce of Spain disrupted by Privateers, Viscaino’s second expedition, Father Salva-Tierra at San Dionysio, the insurrection of the Pericues, earliest settlements in Upper California, the Discovery of the Bay of San Francisco, establishment of missions, Mission Delores, the state of the converted Indians, Captain John A. Sutter, Stockton subjugation of California, California ceded to the United ...


1884 – Outline Of Matter And Advance Sheets On The Report On The Legislative, Administrative, Technical And Practical Problems Of Irrigation, William Ham. Hall Jan 2019

1884 – Outline Of Matter And Advance Sheets On The Report On The Legislative, Administrative, Technical And Practical Problems Of Irrigation, William Ham. Hall

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

Prepared by William Ham. Hall, this publication was an exhibit transmitted to the California State Legislature concerning the extent and character of the Report on the Problems of Irrigation then in the course of preparation and publication by the State Engineer. While the first 32 pages of this book contain a Table of Contents or Outline of Matter for each chapter of the entire work, from which a fair idea could be formed of its scope, system of arrangement, and degree of completeness. The remaining 272 pages contain the text of about three-fifths of the First Book of the work ...


1898 - History Of California, Volume 4, Theodore Henry Hittell Jan 2019

1898 - History Of California, Volume 4, Theodore Henry Hittell

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

Author Hittell wrote about the lives and times during the tenures of the California governors during the second half of the eighteen hundreds including: Peter H. Burnett; John McDougal; John Bigler; John Neely Johnson; John B.. Weller; Milton S. Latham; John G. Downey; Leland Stanford; Frederick F. Low; Henry Huntly Haight; Newton Booth; Romualdo Pacheco; William Irwin; George Clement Perkins; George Stoneman; Washington Bartlett; Robert W. Waterman; Henry Markham; and James Budd. Hittell also wrote about the Pacific Railroads and Second Constitutional Convention. The book also contains an index (141 pages) that includes the contents of Volumes 1-4 of the ...


1897 - History Of California, Volume 3, Theodore Henry Hittell Jan 2019

1897 - History Of California, Volume 3, Theodore Henry Hittell

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

Hittell dedicated the first portion of Volume 3 to early mining times in California including Pioneer mines, miners and mining appliances, Northern California mines, Southern California mines, gold distribution and gold rushes, struggles for organization and order, evolution of mining laws, and the lynch-law in the mines. Hittell wrote at considerable length about the San Francisco Vigilance Committee of 1851 and 1856, progress made in San Francisco, city debts, land sales, bank failures of 1855, growth of the State of California, People's Party reform, squatters, Land Commission Act, Joaquin Murieta and his banditti, Californian Filibusters, discovery of Humboldt Bay ...


1890 - Spanish Colonization In The Southwest, Frank Wilson Blackmar Jan 2019

1890 - Spanish Colonization In The Southwest, Frank Wilson Blackmar

Miscellaneous Publications – Spanish

This publication addressed Spanish policy relating to colonization, comparison of Spanish colonies with those of the Romans, attempts to settle California and New Mexico, the mission system, civic colonies (pueblo), presidios, presidial pueblo, and land grants to settlers.


1889 - Sixty Years In California, William Heath Davis Jan 2019

1889 - Sixty Years In California, William Heath Davis

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

The author, who arrived in Alta California in 1831, wrote about his extended experience as it related to the manners and customs of the people, their methods of trade, of social and political history of the Mexican government and of its successor, the Territory and then State of California, The book covers 60 years of history of events and life in California; the personal, political and military, under the Mexican Regime, during the quasi-military government of the Territory by the United States, and after the Admission of California into the Union. While the 63 chapters cover a broad and detailed ...


1901 - Soil Survey Of The Lower Salinas Valley California, Macy H. Lapham And W. H. Heileman Jan 2019

1901 - Soil Survey Of The Lower Salinas Valley California, Macy H. Lapham And W. H. Heileman

Miscellaneous Monterey and San Luis Obispo County Documents and Reports

Prepared by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Soils, this report addresses the conditions found in the Lower Salinas Valley of Monterey County, California in 1901, including the development of agriculture, climate, geology, soil types, cultivation, irrigation. groundwater, and alkali found in the soil.


1901 - Irrigation In The United States - Testimony Of Elwood Mead Before U.S. Industrial Commission, June 11-12, 1901 Jan 2019

1901 - Irrigation In The United States - Testimony Of Elwood Mead Before U.S. Industrial Commission, June 11-12, 1901

Miscellaneous Federal Documents & Reports

Professor Elwood Mead, expert in charge of the Irrigation Investigations of the United States Department of Agriculture, appeared before the United States Industrial Commission on June 11 and 12, 1901, to testify on the subject of irrigation in the United States. His testimony presented a review of the irrigation situation in the United States, including not only the arid region of the West, but also the humid sections of the South and East, where in two States alone more land had been brought under irrigation during the past five years than in any single State in the arid region during ...


1899 - List Of Printed Maps, Map Department, California State Library Jan 2019

1899 - List Of Printed Maps, Map Department, California State Library

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

A finding list of printed maps that were found in the Map Department of the California State Library as of November 1899.


1901 - The Transition Period Of California From A Province Of Mexico In 1846 To A State Of The American Union In 1850 Jan 2019

1901 - The Transition Period Of California From A Province Of Mexico In 1846 To A State Of The American Union In 1850

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

A detailed description of events that transpired from 1846 when to 1850 when California became a state of the United States of America. The author gives a brief account of peoples already living in California and events preceding the war with Mexico. He discusses efforts by other countries to get a foothold in California, the war with Mexico, the treaty, the conventions held to establish California first as a territory and then as a state.


1901 - Soil Survey Of The Lower Salinas Valley California, Macy H. Lapham And W. H. Heileman Jan 2019

1901 - Soil Survey Of The Lower Salinas Valley California, Macy H. Lapham And W. H. Heileman

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

Prepared by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Soils, this report addresses the conditions found in the Lower Salinas Valley of Monterey County, California in 1901, including the development of agriculture, climate, geology, soil types, cultivation, irrigation. groundwater, and alkali found in the soil.


1910 - The United States Consulate In California Jan 2019

1910 - The United States Consulate In California

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

This is the story of the first and only United States consulate in California. Thomas Oliver Larkin served in four different official capacities under the United States government -- as United States consul in California from 1844 to 1848; as confidential agent of the government from 1846 to 1848; as navy agent from 1847 to 1849; and as a naval store keeper from 1847 to 1848. Rumors of war with Mexico over Texas and later with England over the Oregon boundary reach California.

When Larkin became consul for the United States, the US consular service was on an uncertain basis both ...


1913 - Guide To Materials For The History Of The United States In The Principal Archives Of Mexico; Herbert Eugene Bolton Jan 2019

1913 - Guide To Materials For The History Of The United States In The Principal Archives Of Mexico; Herbert Eugene Bolton

Miscellaneous Federal Documents & Reports

This preliminary report about the materials pertaining to the United States located in the Mexican archives was based upon what was actually found, prepared wholly for utilitarian purposes, and not a definitive treatise on the Mexican archives. It should be regarded as a compilation of notes, taken by one primarily interested in knowing and recording the whereabouts and nature of materials for United States history, and put in the most convenient form consonant with that purpose. There was included in the report, necessarily, many references to characters and events of Mexican history proper, especially those which have had close connection ...


1911 - California Under Spain And Mexico, 1535-1847; Irving Berdine Richman Jan 2019

1911 - California Under Spain And Mexico, 1535-1847; Irving Berdine Richman

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

This book provides history of the California and Pacific Coast of the United States under Spain and Mexico, based on original sources, chiefly manuscript, that were found in the Spanish and Mexican Archives and other repositories.


1915 - Monterey County, California - Lands For Wealth, Fruit For Health; Arthur Dunn Jan 2019

1915 - Monterey County, California - Lands For Wealth, Fruit For Health; Arthur Dunn

Miscellaneous Monterey and San Luis Obispo County Documents and Reports

It was the aim of this booklet to direct attention to the advantages and opportunities found in Monterey County in 1915 for those who were seeking homes. The hope was that the publication would induce further settlement, for there was a vast amount of territory awaiting development. A marketing publication prepared by Sunset Magazine Homeseekers' Bureau for the Monterey County Board of Supervisors, the publication described in detail the bountiful agricultural opportunities, especially when irrigation and pumping were utilized. The document contains a: 1) description of existing irrigation systems, as well as a vision for the future of irrigation and ...


1913 - Water Resources Of California, Part Iii, Water-Supply Paper 300 Jan 2019

1913 - Water Resources Of California, Part Iii, Water-Supply Paper 300

Miscellaneous Documents and Reports

The water available for irrigation and domestic supply was the chief factor in the development of southern California, which then had a population of more than 1,000,000 people. The many mountain streams of California afforded abundant hydroelectric power, the utilization of which in manufacturing enterprises and in transportation had been made possible by the progress of electric-power transmission during the previous decade.

Information concerning the quantity of water carried by the streams had been and would continue to be an important factor in the development of these resources, for the fundamental importance of stream-flow data was so thoroughly ...