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Governor Newsom signs legislation mandating later start times at public schools.

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation into law Sunday mandating later start times at most public schools. The new law prohibits middle schools from starting before 8 a.m. and high schools from starting before 8:30 a.m. According to some medical experts, when school starts later, children are healthier and perform better. Research shows that teenagers need […]

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ESIA welcomes Wils Cain, Communications and Membership Manager

PRESS RELEASE 10/10/19 ESIA Contact: Wils Cain, Communications and Membership Manager EASTERN SIERRA INTERPRETIVE ASSOCIATION NEW COMMUNICATIONS AND MEMBERSHIP MANAGER ANNOUNCEMENT Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association (ESIA) is pleased to announce that Wils Cain has joined the team as Communications and Membership Manager. In this role he will be responsible for promoting the interpretive programs […]

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Joanna Uhler ( 1932-2019) Obituary

Joanna Margret Uhler 10/15/32 – 09/28/19 Born in Cleveland Ohio to Joseph and Helen Stevens. Joanna grew and thrived scholastically,her father being a school teacher her mother a homemaker and musician. Along with her younger siblings, Mary,Gregory,and Rosalind.While in high school she met the love of her life William Z Uhler and soon after married, […]

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Obituary Coss Connolly (1933-2019)

Coss Connolly 1933-2019 Coss Connolly passed away peacefully in Bishop, California in the early morning hours of Sunday, October 6, 2019. She was 85. Coss was born in Whittier, California on October 27, 1933 to Calvin James Culp and Laura Belle Matthews. Coss was christened “Vivian Irene Culp” but an older sister began calling her […]

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Aspendell Short term rental

INYO SUPERVISORS OKAY WITH SHORT-TERM-RENTAL IN  ASPENDELL; RESIDENTS, NOT SO MUCH   The Inyo Board of Supervisors stood with the Planning Commission to allow a short-term rental in Aspendell, a small community below Lake Sabrina and west of Bishop, despite a showing of home owners who really didn’t like the idea. The house in question […]

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Press conference Friday for missing teen Karlie Guse

News release One Year Anniversary of Karlie Guse’s Disappearance – The Search Continues Mono County Sheriff’s Office, FBI, and Karlie’s Family Join Together to Remind Public of Continuing Effort to Find Karlie When: Friday, October 11, 2019, 11 a.m. Please arrive by 10:30 a.m. to set up. Where: Chalfant Community Center 123 Valley Rd. Chalfant, […]

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Possible PSPS in Mammoth Lakes on Wednesday

From Mammoth Lakes Tourism Good afternoon, We are receiving notifications that there may be another Public Safety Power Shutoff tomorrow, October 9, in Mammoth Lakes. Currently, the primary source for updated outage information in Mono County is the dedicated Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) page on the Mono County website. Data for this page, which includes detailed maps, is populated from the SCE […]

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Influenza cases starting to rise in Mono, Inyo

From Mono County Health Department Pediatricians in Mammoth are currently seeing a lot of influenza cases, and report that it is rampant in local schools. Northern Inyo Hospital has also seen some people with influenza this week, and some flu deaths have already been reported in other parts of California. It is somewhat unusual to see […]

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Taboose Fire – 395 corridor will see smoky conditions

From USFS The Taboose Fire has shown some interior smoke in the past several days along the western flank, where warming and drying of unburned fuels has allowed fire activity to increase. Currently, there are a few acres of active fire at high elevation, confined by rocks and burned areas. However, on the northern side […]

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High runoff means more mosquitoes

Mono County Health Department Extensive water spreading due to high runoff conditions has increased the number of biting mosquitoes in our communities from north of Bishop to south of Big Pine. With the higher river flows out of Pleasant Valley we expect the Aedes melanimon population to increase. Aedes do not carry human disease in the Eastern Sierra, […]

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