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Homicide suspect arrested by MLPD

- Press release About 1 ½ weeks ago, Mammoth Lakes Police Department Detective Jack Loera was contacted by an investigator with the Orange County District Attorney’s Office, the investigator gave Detective Loera information that a person of interest in a homicide may be living and working in Mammoth Lakes. With the information Detective Loera received, […]

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CASA seeking volunteers

- Press release Inyo and Mono Counties, CA: CASA of the Eastern Sierra, a non-profit collaboration and partnership between Wild Iris Family Counseling and Crisis Center and the Superior Court of California, for the Counties of Inyo and Mono, seeks dedicated volunteers to become CASA advocates on behalf of foster children.   CASA (Court Appointed […]

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Baby boom at wildlife center

- Press release “Combine a long drought and a heat wave with the fact that wild birds and mammals raise their broods and packs of babies during spring and summer and you’ve got a full house at any wildlife rehabilitation facility,” said Eastern Sierra Wildlife Care’s director and founder, Cindy Kamler. “Baby season,” as these […]

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Mono County shines at State Fair

- Press release Mono County, Calif. – On Friday July 11, 2014, Mono County’s exhibit at the California State Fair competition was honored with three Awards; the Gold Award, as well as the award for Best Use of Products, Produce or Artifacts, and Best Visitor Experience. The County’s exhibit this year showcases the west’s largest […]

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CHP news: Checkpoint, accident

- CHP press releases The California Highway Patrol (CHP) Bridgeport Area has scheduled a sobriety checkpoint for Friday, July 11, 2014, in Mono County.  Funding for this program was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.  The purpose of a sobriety checkpoint is to deter […]

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Baby Bald Eagle rescued in Mono County

Last week, a baby bald eagle was found in Mono County. Sierra Wave Media received information and photographs from Mike Aguirre: On Thursday, July 3rd, Mike Aguirre with the help of Kevin Calder and BZ Miller, created a makeshift platform in a suitable tree about 100 yards away from the nesting tree from which the […]

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Luman wins Mono County job back

Mono County lost another employee termination case. Judge Stan Eller has issued a decision in the case of Dick Luman, former Road Department mechanic. Judge Eller ordered the County Personnel Appeals Board decision to uphold Luman’s termination vacated. He ordered Mono County to reinstate Luman with all pay, benefits, seniority and more. Judge Eller’s order […]

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Final court decision goes against Mono County, for Madrid

In a recently filed decision, Judge James Garbolino has upheld the Arbitrator’s 2013 decision to reinstate Mono County Deputy Jon Madrid and denied the County a delay in enforcement of that decision. The Judge also awarded Madrid costs and attorneys’ fees. He once more said that evidence showed Madrid was harassed and the victim of […]

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Mono County continues to search for budget solutions

All of the government agencies in Inyo-Mono have budget problems. The recession hurt revenue and continues to hurt. In Mammoth’s case it was also the big lawsuit pay-off. Problems common to all are drops in property taxes and other taxes. More than one local government has talked about a “structural deficit” that means ongoing budget […]

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