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Update on flu season

Mono County Health Department press release US flu markers are still climbing steadily, with the virus linked to nine more deaths in children, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Friday in its weekly update. The percentage of clinic visits for flulike illness has now been above the national baseline for […]

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Inyo Supervisors to talk SGMA

By Deb Murphy Inyo County’s administrator and Water Department have outlined their perspective on how best to bring the Owens River Groundwater Basin into compliance with the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act. Sounds simple, right? It’s not. There are 13 public agencies, including two counties. Community Service Districts, a groundwater management district and the City of […]

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Information, contacts for building damage in Mammoth

TOWN OF MAMMOTH LAKES INFORMATION REGARDING RECENT BUILDING DAMAGE RESULTING FROM HEAVY SNOW: GENERAL INFORMATION: With the recent record breaking snow we have experienced this winter thus far, some structures in town have experienced some degree of structural damage. Some damage has been minor, while other structures have experienced major structural damage. Cracks in drywall […]

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Inyo Supervisors receive marijuana tutorial

By Deb Murphy One thing was clear after the public comment period at the Planning Department’s presentation on upcoming community outreach meetings on marijuana operations during Tuesday’s Inyo County Board of Supervisors’ meeting: the industry has come a long way from growin’ your own under bright lights in a bathroom. Reginald Cook, a medical marijuana […]

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A flood control pond on the Owens Lake hosts birds and creates a scenic landscape, thanks to the Sierra in the background. Photo by Robin Black

Third Annual Owens Lake Bird Festival set for April 28-30

Press release Lone Pine, CA – Owens Lake is where water, vast open sky, the high rise of the Sierra Nevada, thousands of migratory birds, and the story of human presence come together to define the geography of a special place. Friends of the Inyo invites you to witness the splendor of the thousands of bird species […]

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ESTA shuttle in June Lake this weekend

News release Due to the excellent winter season we are having here at June Mountain, demand has been high, and we are expecting over 2,000 people on the mountain each day of the Presidents Weekend. To help reduce the amount of guests driving to the mountain, ESTA will be running a shuttle throughout town on […]

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​Artist Steve Cavallo holds his portrait of Sam Ono, a 1944 graduate of Manzanar High School. Mr. Cavallo’s show opens May 27, following shows by artist Michi Takemoto and photographer Paul Kitagaki, Jr.

Manzanar hosting three art shows for significant milestones

Press release On February 19, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, authorizing the US Army to exclude “any and all persons” from designated areas. While the order did not name a specific group, the Army forcibly removed and incarcerated all Japanese Americans and Japanese immigrants in California, western Oregon and Washington, and […]

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Red Cross shelter opened at Mammoth High School

Press release In response to the structural damage occurring to some residences in the Mammoth Lakes area, American Red Cross Los Angeles Region disaster workers have opened a shelter at the Mammoth High School (365 Sierra Park Road). The shelter supports the immediate needs of those affected, including a safe place to stay, food, water, […]

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Temp Parking Locations (Final_v2)

Mammoth extends temporary overnight parking sites

Press release The Town of Mammoth Lakes is extending designated temporary overnight parking sites this weekend for lodging guests and visitors in need of parking. Due to the excessive and continuous snowfall this season and the limited availability of hotel and condominium parking, the Town has identified six locations throughout the community, with the majority […]

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