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Mammoth Lakes Tourism receives industry award

Press release Mammoth Lakes, Calif.  — Mammoth Lakes Tourism (MLT) was recently awarded Best Destination Marketing Organization (in an area with under 25,000 population) by California Meetings +Events Magazine, during its annual Best of California competition. California Meetings +Events Magazine is a quarterly publication targeting corporate groups. Each year, the magazine features the Best of […]

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June Lake Winter Festival set for March 4

Press release JUNE LAKE, Calif. – The June Lake Winter Festival celebrates the magical winter season in the California’s beautiful Eastern Sierra, making for a can’t-miss event for snow lovers. The fun-filled festival returns to June Lake March 4 with exciting events for the whole family, from a winter triathlon to a snowmobile poker rally […]

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LADWP to maximize water spreading in Owens Valley

LADWP press release LOS ANGELES – During the Inyo County/Los Angeles Standing Committee Wednesday, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) announced plans to maximize the spread of water in the Owens Valley this year to levels not seen since the wettest year on record, 1983-84. The above average snowpack levels, registering north […]

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Update from Bishop Amateur Radio Club

Press release From October 30, 2016 to November 1, 2016 members of the Bishop Amateur Radio Club participated in the Nationwide Communications Exercise, COMMEX 16-4. This exercise simulated a total failure of traditional communications such as, telephone, cell phones and internet. “HAM” radio operators from every county in the country we asked to check in […]

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Bishop Lions Club receives SPOT vision device

Press release The Bishop Lions Club has received its new Welch Allyn SPOT vision screening device which is part of Lion District 4L-1’s progressing into higher technology to assist Lions’ vision programs internationally. The new SPOT vision screener is extremely compact for use and links wirelessly to its accompanying printer for the read-out of the […]

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Grace A. McCarley Holder, Dr. Leo Pisculli and DeEtte Johnston

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Rotary Club of Bishop welcomes new member

Press release The Rotary Club of Bishop’s President, DeEtte Johnston, inducted  Grace A. McCarley Holder at the Tuesday February 7th meeting held at Astora’s Restaurant  in Bishop. Holder’s sponsor, Dr. Leo Pisculli, brought her to several cub meetings to introduce her to other members and some of the organization’s projects.  Grace said she felt she […]

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New book spotlights ‘Tales Along El Camino Sierra’

History Program and Book Signing at the Eastern California Museum in Independence On Saturday February 25th, The Eastern California Museum in Independence will be hosting a history program and book signing event with local authors and Owens Valley residents David and Gayle Woodruff introducing their new Eastern Sierra history book;Tales Along El Camino Sierra. The […]

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Inyo County Supervisors approve local grants

Press release The Inyo County Board of Supervisors recently approved 10 grants to various local, non-profit community groups and organizations, for a total of $20,984. The grant process is part of the county’s Community Project Sponsorship Program, which awards grants to projects and programs that will help promote the area to visitors, create events that […]

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Bishop Little League registration, evaluations

Press release Bishop Little League Baseball Player Try-out / Evaluations will be held on Saturday February 18th and Saturday February 25th, 2017. All Little League Baseball players league age 8 to 12 years old must attend one of these player evaluations. The Evaluations will be held at Bishop City Park Baseball Field #3. Baseball players […]

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MLR to conduct search for new Executive Director

Press release The Mammoth Lakes Recreation (MLR) Board of Directors took action at their Board meeting Tuesday evening to conduct a nation-wide search for a new Executive Director for the organization effective July 1, 2017. MLR Board President Tom Johnson thanked Rich Boccia, the founding Executive Director of the organization for his exemplary work over […]

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Bishop Lions Club welcomes informative guest speakers

Press releases Explaining the Wild Iris program entitled Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) to the Bishop Lions Club recently is Ms. Ginnie Bird, Case Manager for the CASA program. CASA will be training volunteers during February who are adults interested in serving as advocates for very vulnerable children, many of whom are involved with the […]

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