Author Archive | Charles James

Eviction Notice

Updated: Governor, Bishop City Council and Mono County Supervisors Ban Evictions

Gov. Newson Bans Evictions in California through May 31 for Renters Affected by COVID-19 City of Bishop and Mono County Supervisors Implement Similar Ordinance to Protect Renters Governor Gavin Newsom signed an Executive Order N-37-20 on Friday, March 27, banning evictions across California through May 31 for renters affected by the coronavirus. The order prohibits landlords, law […]

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eviction notice

Bishop Adopts Ordinance to Protect Citizens from Eviction

It was under the authority stemming from the governor’s March 16th Executive Order N-28-20, that the City of Bishop City Council enacted Ordinance No. 566 late Thursday afternoon on March 26th.  Under the City Ordinance, which is posted to the City of Bishop official website, and specific to the city, both commercial and residential tenants who notify their […]

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Breaking News (2)

Inyo County now has two confirmed positive COVID-19 cases

3-27 Update: Please note that unfortunately these stats will increase. See article published 3-27 and future stories for additional cases. Inyo County now has two confirmed positive COVID-19 cases (March 26, 2020) Inyo County’s Public Health Officer, Dr. James Richardson, has received two notifications over the past three days from the Northern Inyo Hospital District […]

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Latest Monday Media Conference Call with NIHD

On Monday’s media conference call with NIHD Rural Health Director, Dr. Stacey Brown, gave those of us in the local news media the latest update on COVID-19 in the Bishop and Inyo County area. He assured us that “Inyo County still does not have anyone who has tested positive for the coronavirus.” Although there has […]

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Google Duo

“Hi Grandma! It’s Kinley and Ellie on Google Duo!”

I watched my wife, Sherrie, on her smartphone yesterday afternoon here in Big Pine on a video call with our granddaughters, Ellie and Kinley, who live in San Diego. They were using Google Duo on their mom’s iPhone. They were laughing and giggling and talking excitedly…“showing off” as little kids do when “entertaining” grandma and […]

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Schools Closed

Schools closing in Inyo and Mono Counties Over Corona Virus Concerns

(Updated Monday, March 16 at 11:00 am) This is what we know so far: “Out of an abundance of caution…”is the phrase that begins the communications to parents from both Bishop Union High School in Bishop, Owens Valley Unified School District and Mammoth Unified School District in Mammoth Lakes, that the schools are closing. Student […]

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