LATimes: Petroglyph thefts near Bishop stun federal authorities, Paiutes

At least four ancient petroglyphs were cut from cliffs at the Volcanic Tableland and dozens of others damaged in ‘the worst act of vandalism ever seen’ on federal lands in the area. By Louis Sahagun, Los Angeles Times November 18, 2012, 9:55 p.m. BISHOP, Calif. – Ancient hunters and gatherers etched vivid petroglyphs on cliffs … Read more

LATimes: Pechanga tribe buys land, ending Riverside County quarry dispute

Through seven years of disputes, a proposed rock quarry in Riverside County has been called a job creator, an economy killer, an environmental disaster and even a creation site. The debate ended Thursday, when the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians agreed to purchase 354 acres of the site for $3 million and pay developer Granite … Read more