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Whitlock Obit

Jim Whitlock: 1942-2016

James I Whitlock July 15, 1942-May 25, 2016 Jim passed away on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at Renown Hospital in Reno, NV. Jim was 73 yrs. old. Jim resided in Owens valley for over 35 years. The past 32 years with his wife Marilee. Jim is preceded in death by his brother Larry Whitlock. Jim […]

 
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Dr. Kimberly Kirner

Tracking changing in Owens Valley with Dr. Kimberly Kirner

Press release Join Dr. Kimberly Kirner, lead researcher for the “Coping with Change” research project in the Eastern Sierra, as she explains the project and demonstrates how residents can participate through a simple on-line map. Dr. Kirner is from California State University, Northridge, and has been working in the Owens Valley for many years on […]

 
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Owens Lake Helicopter

LADWP collects data with pilot study

– Press release from LADWP LADWP UTILIZING NONINVASIVE STATE-OF-THE-ART TECHNOLOGY TO MAP UNDERGROUND TOPOGRAPHY, PROTECT HABITAT Bishop, CA – Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) hydrologists are utilizing Airborne Electromagnetic Surveying in a pilot study Saturday, July 25, Sunday, July 26 and Monday, July 27 at Owens Lake near Highway 395 to better […]

 
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Letter: Owens Valley not ‘pristine’

– Letter submitted by Daniel Pritchett “Out, damned spot. Out, I say!” Lady Macbeth’s repeated attempts to wash imaginary blood-stains from her hands and assuage her guilty conscience always come to mind when I see another of DWP’s efforts to sanitize its history. The most recent example was a full-page ad in the June 27 […]

 
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LADWP proposes 5-year water and power rate ‘action’

– LADWP press release LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) has proposed a 5-year water and power rate action that provides funding to accelerate the replacement of aging infrastructure, better protect against drought conditions, and meet water and power supply mandates while improving customer service. The proposed rates are […]

 
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Lundy  Canyon Trail.  Photo by Alicia Vennos

Fall Color Report

From: John Poimiroo <editor@californiafallcolor.com> Date: Thu, Oct 2, 2014 at 2:31 PM Subject: California Fall Color Report – 10/2/14 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE General Summary Bishop Creek Canyon in the Eastern Sierra is the place to be in California this week, as the aspen and willows are putting on a spectacular show of red, orange, yellow, […]

 
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Inyo-Mono water conservation rules

The severe drought in California prompted the State to set down water conservation rules and to require county and city jurisdictions to adopt their own plans. Mammoth Community Water District continues to ask customers to conform to Revised Level 1 Water Restrictions. These rules say even numbered addresses should irrigate on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. […]

 
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Inyo Supervisors: revised solar development plan

At 1:30pm Tuesday, Inyo Planning officials expected to show the Board of Supervisors and the public a revised Draft Renewable Energy General Plan Amendment that would be the basis of an EIR. This document is the result of heavily attended public hearings and strong statements from up to 100 people. The general sentiment was too […]

 
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Prestigious award for Manzanar Garden

  – Press release The Society for History in the Federal Government has presented the 2014 John Wesley Powell Prize for Outstanding Historic Preservation to Manzanar National Historic Site for the restoration of the mess hall garden in Block 12. The award stated that the Manzanar restoration project, which entailed uncovering and restoring the Japanese […]

 
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Manzanar Pilgrimage photo 2012

45th Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage this weekend

– Press release Manzanar National Historic Site invites the public to participate in a weekend of special activities surrounding the Manzanar Committee’s 45th Annual Manzanar Pilgrimage. Visitors are invited to experience art, music, dance, talks, and more. All events are free. On Friday, April 25, the Friends of Eastern California Museum will host a public […]

 
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