Tag Archives | Chalfant

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Chalfant man arrested on charge of murdering his wife

Press release   On June 19, 2016, at 7:21 a.m., the Mono County Sheriff’s Office received a call requesting that they check on the welfare of residents who live on a ranch in Chalfant. Responding deputies were met by one of the residents, Paul Harris, who was unharmed. On the property they discovered the body of […]

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Patricia Riggins

Patricia Riggins: 1938-2015

Patricia Helen Riggins, 77, a resident of Chalfant for 57 years was born in Los Angeles, CA, November 10, 1938, she passed away December 26, 2015 in Bishop, CA. Patricia grew up in the towns of Wilmington, , San Pedro, and Torrance California.  Then, about 1948 when she was 10 or 11 of age, she […]

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Groundwater issues for Tri-Valley growers

By Deb Murphy The handful of growers on 3,000 to 4,000 acres of alfalfa in the Hammil, Benton and Chalfant areas aren’t anti-groundwater sustainability. What they are trying to avoid is the cost and complexity of California’s Sustainable Groundwater Management Act, passed last fall. All they have to do is convince the state they’re not […]

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Officials ask for public’s help in Chalfant vandalism

– Mono County Sheriff’s Office press release On Monday, December 8th, 2014, Mono County Sheriff’s Dispatch received calls from citizens of Chalfant regarding several buildings throughout the community that had been vandalized. Mono County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to several locations throughout the Chalfant community to find walls, buildings and equipment vandalized by graffiti. Graffiti was […]

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High-speed internet ahead?

Race Telecommunications of San Francisco has applied for many State grants to develop internet in underserved areas. The Public Utilities Commission will vote to possibly approve a $4.65 million grant to the company to build broadband in Crowley, Aspen Springs, Sunny Slopes and Chalfant. A draft resolution will go before the Commission on June 26th. […]

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BLM enforces ARPA

Before you pick up that old bottle in the Eastern Sierra desert, remember the Bureau of Land Management Law Enforcement might catch and fine you. A citizen recently called Sierra Wave Media to ask about a report that a retired man in the Chalfant area had been contacted by BLM Law Enforcement for picking up […]

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Chalfant man investigated in connection with “shots fired”

On the morning of Thursday, October 20, 2011, at approximately 6:50, Mono County Sheriff’s Department dispatch received a call regarding possible gun shots fired on Valley Road in Chalfant. Mono County Sheriff’s deputies, along with California Highway Patrol, were dispatched to a residence on Valley Road in Chalfant with the report of a man yelling […]

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