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More dialogue on Bishop’s proposed Kingston Subdivision

By Deb Murphy Both pros and cons of the proposed 15-home Kingston Subdivision on the 2.75-acre Bishop Nursery site were presented at the public hearing held at Monday’s Bishop City Council meeting. The pros concentrated on Bishop’s need for additional housing; the cons, on what they defined as a flawed Draft Mitigated Negative Declaration. Both […]

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Water conservation going well in Mammoth, Bishop

– Press releases In July, Mammoth Community Water District (MCWD) customers used 85.6 million gallons less than July of 2013. This 38 percent reduction exceeds the MCWD’s Level 3 reduction goal of 30 percent.   General Manager Pat Hayes remarked, “These savings demonstrate the whole community understands the severity of the drought and they are […]

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Ribbon cutting for Warren St. Improvements Project

By Deb Murphy The City Bishop celebrated the completion of the Warren Street Project with the traditional ribbon cutting at the intersection of Warren and Academy streets Wednesday morning. Public Works Director Dave Grah reviewed the history of the project that initially focused on pavement/sidewalk/drainage improvements funded by California gas tax funds. The City opted […]

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Notes from Inyo County, City of Bishop

By Deb Murphy Inyo County will be adding to the trout population in local waters starting in early June. The Board of Supervisors approved up to $16,000 for plants of 1-3-lb. trout scheduled to for creeks and lakes adjacent to County campgrounds. The Bishop Chamber of Commerce and Visitor’s Center will add $500 to the […]

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City of Bishop water-conservation program

– City of Bishop press release To promote water conservation, the city has a water conservation incentive program to help its water customers save water. The program provides free hose nozzles, hose timers, and irrigation system timers and provides rebates for some sprinkler systems and water conserving appliances. The incentives are available only to water […]

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Hank Truxillo (left) a self-described casual biker offers cycle safety suggestions to Bishop Public Works Director Dave Grah during Monday afternoons Active Transportation project session.

Bishop working Active Transportation Program

By Deb Murphy Katie Larson kick-started the discussion of bike safety in Bishop at Monday’s City Council meeting, describing her unnerving trip down Line Street on her way to work in the mornings. “Bishop is bike-unfriendly,” she said during the Council’s public comment period. The City and Public Works Director Dave Grah have started the […]

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Warren Street Improvement update

City of Bishop press release May 15, 2015 Over Mule Days, a break is expected in the final work on the City of Bishop Warren Street Improvement project. This week, work on the project has concentrated on sidewalk construction on the east side of South Warren between Line and Lagoon. This sidewalk construction is expected […]

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