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Friday Farmers Market

  Farmers Market in Independence Friday! The next Owens Valley Certified Farmers Market will take place on Friday July25 at the Owens Valley Growers Cooperative in Independence between 4 and 7 pm, on the corner of Edwards St. (Route 395) and Kearsarge.   This week’s market will feature tomatoes, chard, summer squash, seasonal greens, beets, […]

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ESCFarmers Market celebrates 20

Eastern Sierra Certified Farmers’ Market is celebrating its 20th year! There are two Eastern Sierra Certified Farmers’ Market locations – Bishop Farmers’ Market is open Saturday mornings from June through October - 9 to 11 a.m. and is located westerly of Hwy 395 on Church Street, directly behind City Hall and Skip’s Outdoor Market in Mammoth Lakes, which honors the […]

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SCE stocks trout

(Press Release)   SCE Trout Stocking for Drought-Impacted Eastern Sierra Businesses The utility recently stocked 3,500 rainbow trout in Bishop Creek and Rush Creek. Added: July 21, 2014 | By Paul Griffo Lakes and streams in the drought-stricken Eastern Sierra may be lower than normal this year, but locals say the fishing is as good as ever. […]

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Frank Grazide, III

Frank Grazide passed away at 101

   Francisco (Frank) Antonio Grazide III 1913-2014 Born in La Puente, California to Helen Walsh and Francisco Grazide II on March 13th, 1913, Frank Grazide lived a long and prosperous life, passing away peacefully in Bishop, California on July 16th at the age of 101.  Frank is lovingly remembered by his family and friends as […]

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APCD approves Ormat EIS/EIR without monitoring plan

AIR DISTRICT APPROVES CONTROVERSIAL GEOTHERMAL PROJECT DESPITE PRIOR COMMITMENT TO REQUIRE PLAN PROTECTING LOCAL WATER SUPPLIES Water District Concerned Project will Move Forward without Adequate Monitoring and Mitigation Plan, Threatening Local Water Supplies Amidst Record Drought Mammoth Lakes, CA – The Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District’s (Great Basin) Air Pollution Control Officer, Theodore Schade, […]

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LADWP to build solar plant

(Press Release)   LADWP to Begin Construction on Major Solar Power Plant Beacon Solar Highlights L.A.’s Clean Energy Future The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) will hold a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction for the 250-megawatt (MW) Beacon Solar Power Project.  This new solar array is an important component […]

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Arizona woman and pet cat taken into custody

On Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at approximately 3:00 A.M., a Mono County Sheriff’s Deputy was responding to call for service when he came upon a traffic collision on US 395, north of Conway Summit.  The Sheriff’s Deputy requested assistance from the California Highway Patrol (CHP).  One officer and one sergeant were “called out” from their residences and […]

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SAR Operation - Agnew Meadows Pack Trip

Three Mono SAR operations

(Press releases – MCSO, Jennifer Hansen) On the evening of Friday, July 18, 2014, at approximately 9:00pm, Mono County Sheriff’s Dispatch received a call regarding a lost backpacker in the area of Cora Lake. A 22-year-old backpacker was separated from his friends on the Pacific Crest Trail and became lost in the general area of […]

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Roads washed out by storms

Storms Washout Roads in the White and Inyo Mountains The series of storms that passed over the Eastern Sierra last week have caused damage to the several roads in the White Mountains. Summer thunderstorms brought heavy rains to some areas of the White and Inyo Mountains, where road washouts have occurred. Roads in the Crooked […]

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MLPD reveals scam info

(Provided by Mammoth Lakes Police Department, Detective Doug Hornbeck)   Bill Scam Calls for Continuous Public Awareness Subhead:  Education remains key to protecting customers  By Susan Cox The voice on the telephone is insistent. “I’m with Southern California Edison. You’re late on your Edison bill for the last two months.  We have a truck on […]

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Inyo Employees’ side of the story

  The Other Side of the Story from Inyo County Employees Association  (press release) Inyo County Employees Association Local 315 (ICEA) would like to share our perspective on the history of recent salary increases and the current discussions about County budget cuts. As the bargaining representative for the majority of Inyo County Employees, ICEA participated […]

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Chamber Music Unbound

  TICKET INFO:  Tickets ($30 Adult, $22 Senior, $10 Student) at The Booky Joint, online: or at the door on concert nights beginning at 6:45 PM. Wednesday, July 23, 2014 – 7:30 PM, Cerro Coso College, Mammoth Lakes The 2014 Unbound Chamber Music Festival’s opening concert, “Serenade at Sunset” features the Felici Trio, esteemed violinist Corey Cerovsek […]

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