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Mono County earns top marks at State Fair

– Press release Mono County, CA. On Friday, July 12, Mono County’s exhibit at the California State Fair County Exhibit competition was honored with a Gold Award as well as the award for Best for Use of Products, Produce or Artifacts. The county’s exhibit this year showcases Devils Postpile, Mono Lake and Bodie State Historic […]

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SCE blocks solar power at federal parks

On the front page of the Los Angeles Times Monday, a story revealed that Southern California Edison has blocked the use of solar power at facilities in Death Valley and Mono Lake. Edison officials declined to comment on the story that says the national park service and national forests have been negotiating with Edison for […]

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Search for Riverside woman at Mono Lake

On Wednesday, September 7, 2011, the Mono County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue (SAR) Team responded to a call to search near Mono Lake for an overdue visitor. A Riverside, CA, couple, ages 66 and 71, became tired while canoeing on Mono Lake. The 71 year-old wife opted to walk back to the parking area at […]

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Heavy runoff will boost level of Mono Lake

Still about ten feet below the state required level, the waters of Mono Lake will likely rise a bit with this year’s heavy runoff. The Executive Director of the Mono Lake Committee, Geoff McQuikin, talked to us about current and required conditions. 17 years ago, the State Water Board did order the Los Angeles Department […]

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