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Town Council and PEDC considering acceptance of Parcel Preferred Plan Wednesday, December 11th

The Town Council and Planning and Economic Development Commission (PEDC) will be considering acceptance of the Preferred Plan at a Joint Workshop on Wednesday, December 11th! The Preferred Plan for The Parcel Includes: 400-450 affordable housing units Opportunities to rent and own Open spaces and parks Multi-use paths and sidewalks Community spaces, amenities, and bus […]

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Cal Trans Announces Closure of Mountain Passes And Crestview Safety Roadside Rest Area

State of California • Department of Transportation __________________________________________________________ NEWS RELEASE Date: November 26, 2019 District: 9- Bishop FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MONO COUNTY – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) would like to alert the traveling public of today’s closures in Mono County. An impending winter storm is expected to drop between one and three feet of snow […]

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Inyo National Forest Seeks Input for Eastern Sierra Fire Restoration and Maintenance Project

News Release November 22, 2019 Twitter: @inyo-NF The Inyo National Forest is seeking input on the proposed Eastern Sierra Fire Restoration and Maintenance Project. The purpose of this project is to restore natural fire regimes by reintroducing fire in forest ecosystems. Prescribed fire would be used to restore critical ecological processes to their natural range […]

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State Of The Inyo 11-22-19

Subject: State of the Inyo, current as of 11/22/19 There are lots of changes this week with the first round of snow and more is in the forecast for next week. This is the time of year when conditions can change rapidly, so please check with Caltrans for road conditions: and travel with tire […]

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Disposal Recycling Center.

What’s with Showing ID to Recycle?

This is not a deep state attempt to track empty beer cans back to their owners. According to the staff at Brown’s, California’s recycling pay-outs are higher than those in Nevada. Recycling centers are perfectly willing take in Nevada’s contributions, but will pay Nevada rates to Nevada residents and California rates to California residents.  

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PRIMROSE LANE APARTMENT UPDATE after votes by City of Bishop and Inyo County

PRIMROSE LANE APARTMENT UPDATE Both the City of Bishop and the Inyo County approved emergency ordinances to keep the remaining residents of Primrose Lane Apartments in their homes. Or at least that’s what both entities thought. The latest wrinkle in this story: Primrose resident Nick Bartlett went to Bishop Realty, the property manager, Wednesday to […]

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The Inyo Board of Supervisors was the first of four entities to vote on the Joint Powers Authority that would elevate the status of the Eastern Sierra Council of Governments. The Board approved the move with a rare 3-2 split following a discussion focusing on another “layer of government.” The switch to an Authority resulted […]

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Mono County District Attorney


Jorge Espitia of Mammoth Lakes accepted a plea deal from the Mono County District Attorney on 19 charges ranging from selling methamphetamines to minors and conducting sexual acts with minors. Under the agreement, Espitia will plead guilty to 12 felonies and one misdemeanor and serve 25 years in prison. Espitia was arrested last May by […]

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Housing Disaster Just As State Enacts Rent Relief

By Deb Murphy Both Inyo County and the City of Bishop will be voting on emergency rent control measures to avoid what has already happened at the Primrose Lane apartments in Bishop. Here’s the background: the state legislature passed AB 1482 to restrict rent increases to a maximum of 10-percent. The measure goes into effect […]

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