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Bishop Council approves Silver Peaks land purchase

By Deb Murphy Monday’s Bishop City Council meeting started with Mayor Jim Ellis’ emotional announcement that former City Manager Jim Tatum had passed away over the weekend. He called for a moment of silence, but it will take more than a moment to fully understand that one of the really good guys is gone. Tatum […]

 
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Lessees getting a clean shot at LADWP land leases

By Deb Murphy Locals with commercial leases from the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power got a chance at input into the details of potential purchase of the land under their businesses earlier this month. Now, more details and a potential timeline are coming to the surface. The process started with a meeting with […]

 
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Mono County awaits decision on LADWP lawsuit

By Deb Murphy Mono County and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power laid their case out in Alameda’s civil court last Friday. Now, all they have to do is wait for the decision. Stacey Simon, Mono’s county counsel, anticipates the decision could come sooner rather than later judging by the speed with which […]

 
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Dennis Robert Jahn: 1946 -2018

DENNIS ROBERT JAHN 1946 -2018 Dennis Robert Jahn, 72, peacefully passed from this world to his heavenly home on November 20, 2018 while surrounded by all his loved ones at his home in Bishop. Dennis was born in March 1946 in Los Angeles, Ca., the son of Arnold and Lynn Jahn. Shortly after graduating from […]

 
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LADWP offers funding for energy efficiency

Press release The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) has awarded $1.4 million for fiscal year 2018-2019 to 24 non-profit organizations to develop and implement programs focused on improving energy efficiency and water conservation throughout Los Angeles. In this round of funding, LADWP’s Community Partnership Outreach Grants Program awarded a grant to an […]

 
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LADWP postpones test on Well 385

News release from Owens Valley Committee The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) informed the Owens Valley Committee of its decision to postpone the testing of Well 385, a LADWP well located north of Bishop, CA, in an area known as Five Bridges. LADWP had scheduled the pumping to begin on December 3, […]

 
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Silver Peaks project – agreement with LADWP

By Deb Murphy Silver Peaks, a 70-unit affordable housing project, has gone one significant step toward realization. Bishop Councilmember Joe Pecsi has been negotiating to purchase the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power-owned 3-acre parcel at MacIver and Spruce streets after stepping up to fill in for the ill City Administrator Jim Tatum seven […]

 
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Mono County sends extensive grazing EIR comments

By Deb Murphy Mono County’s comments on the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s environmental analysis of de-watering ranch leases leave nothing on the table. Reviewing final edits to the 19-page document prepared by Bauer Planning and Environmental Services at Oct. 16 Board meeting, the Mono County Supervisors were delighted with the detail. Though […]

 
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Sierra Club challenges LADWP’s ‘water grab’

Press release LOS ANGELES: The Sierra Club has intervened in a lawsuit brought by Mono County, California against the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP), challenging LADWP’s decision to drastically reduce vital irrigation waters it has for decades delivered to important wetlands, meadows and rangelands in southern Mono County. LADWP’s decision to dewater […]

 
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