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DWP’s request to dismiss Mono lawsuit overruled

By Deb Murphy Mono County hasn’t won the war, but it did win the first battle in its lawsuit against the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s decision to withdraw water allotments to its Long Valley area grazing leases. Last Friday, the Alameda County civil court indicated LADWP’s request to dismiss the suit was […]

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LADWP adds eComment to website

LADWP press release The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) launched eComment on January 19, 2019, on The Board of Water and Power Commissioners’ agenda homepage. The new eComment function allows members of the public to offer comment remotely on any agenda item or subject matter under the Board’s jurisdiction, beginning when the […]

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LADWP updates snowpack, runoff

News release from LADWP BISHOP, CA – As of February 19, 2019, the Sierra Nevada snowpack is 165 percent of normal, which will likely translate into above average runoff come spring. As part of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s (LADWP) operations for this time each year, LADWP water system crews are preparing the […]

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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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