,David Zetland's classic 2010 paper A Broken Hub Will Not Wheel: Water Reallocation in California
And Zetland's 2009 paper based on his Ph.D. thesis The End of Abundance: How Water Bureaucrats Created and Destroyed the Southern California Oasis
Lloyd Carter's 2009 law review article REAPING RICHES IN A WRETCHED REGION: SUBSIDIZED INDUSTRIAL FARMING AND ITS LINK TO PERPETUAL POVERTY
Peripheral Canals: Way Past, Past, and Present from the C-WIN web site.
Also from the C-WIN web site, a History of the Monterey Agreements including the fact that when he was with the PCL, Jerry Meral gave away a great legal victory in return for filthy lucre.
Note in particular this article posted by C-WIN: A Run on the Water Bank - A determined investigator pursues a Los Angeles billionaire for allegedly seizing control of the state's water supply - by Bill Blum
And the latest ruling in this long-running saga from a law firm: Superior-court-finds-narrow-ceqa-violation-in-eir-prepared-to-address-monterey-amendments-to-operation-of-the-state-water-project
Not the Kern Water Bank, but similar manipulations:Harvest of cash: Kern County agency buys public water low, sells high - great reporting by the late Mike Taugher in the Contra Costa Times.
We can't link even all our favorite ones, but here at least are a few of them.