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Mono Assistant DA offers legal clarification on medical marijuana issue

While California Attorney General Kamala Harris works privately on her own medical marijuana guidelines, local police and prosecutors say they are trying to do the right thing. A recent case raised the question, is concentrated cannabis, sometimes called hashish, legal under the medical marijuana laws. Mono Assistant District Attorney Tim Kendall has responded. Kendall said […]

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AT&T to close and move Bishop store

As if AT&T were not irritating enough for the Eastern Sierra community in its transition from Alltell, the big wireless   AT&T placed their Mammoth store under a contractor several months ago. corporation has now decided to shut down the service office in Bishop and re-open under an independent contractor as they did in Mammoth […]

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Late snow causes bear problems in Mammoth Lakes

Human residents of Mammoth Lakes aren’t the only ones sick of snow. Mammoth Wildlife Specialist Steve Searles told the Town Council Wednesday night that with the amazing amount of snow this spring, the black bears who woke up from hibernation have a major problem finding enough to eat. Searles explained that when bears first wake […]

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Mayor, town manager explain MLLA comment

Mammoth’s Town Manager made an interesting and somewhat mysterious statement during budget talks at last week’s Town Council meeting. She told the audience and Council that someone from Mammoth Lakes Land Acquisition, to whom the $40 million lawsuit judgments owed, had asked her to make a statement. She said only, “They are concerned about baseline […]

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Mammoth Town Council faces rough budget

A $40 million dollar lawsuit debt, possible bankruptcy and disruption of public services hang over the head of the Town of Town Manager Marianna Marysheva-Martinez credited the Town staff with much of the hard budget work. Mammoth Lakes. These uncertainties continue even though the Town Council now moves forward to come up with a new […]

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Broncos roll into second round

Getting big hitting and excellent pitching, the Bishop Union High School baseball team has reached the second round of the playoffs for the first time in three years. The No. 4-seeded Broncos overwhelmed visiting Yashiva (Los Angeles) 19-1 Thursday in the first-round in Division 6 of the CIF-Southern Section Ford Baseball Championships. Bishop scored 10 […]

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Update: Captain is found!!

Lindsey Hicks lost her one year old Queensland cattle dog on Wednesday the 18th at the Owens River off Wye Road. His name is Captain, and you can call 760-872-0865 or 760-258-6693 if you have any info. They’re offering a reward for his safe return. Share/Bookmark

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