Archive | April, 2011

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Mammoth Hospital officials investigate accreditation from JACHO

With the financial situation on a dramatic turn upward, Mammoth Hospital officials have now turned to the possibility of official accreditation by JACHO, the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. At last week’s meeting the Mammoth Hospital Board spoke, via conference call, to Jeff Conway the Assistant Director of JACHO. He explained that Mammoth […]

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Manzanar internees’ art on display

To help commemorate the 2011 Manzanar Pilgrimage, the Eastern California Museum in Independence has installed special High school classes at Manzanar. Watercolor by Kango Takamura, courtesy Eastern California Museum. exhibits about camp life as depicted through watercolor paintings by Kango Takamura and black and white photographs by Toyo Miyatake. Both men had established, artistic careers […]

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Mammoth’s court judgment: incentives to negotiate

It’s no secret that Town of Mammoth Lakesofficials sat down to negotiate with the business men who hold the $30 million Manager Marysheva-Martinez said, “It’s in our joint interest to come up with a settlement that helps both of us.” judgment against the Town, but some have wondered why Mammoth Lakes Land Acquisition LLC would […]

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Mammoth Hospital: Revenue up, costs down

The mood at Mammoth Hospital has matched the snow level – very high. For the hospital, revenue is up, expenses down and official accreditation possibly in the future. At Thursday’s Hospital Board meeting, Chief Financial Officer Melanie Van Winkle delivered the good news that patient numbers are up and so is net revenue. Van Winkle […]

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Your new pals- Murray and Hannah

PETS of the WEEK – April 27, 2011 MURRAY is a senior Golden Retriever/Chow mix. He is a darling boy with lots of love to give. He enjoys going for his walk and just being your pal. HANNAH is an athletic 18-month old Pointer/Lab mix. This vivacious gal would be an amazing walking/hiking/jogging buddy for […]

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Eastside This Week: Fish, Flowers & Fun

General Trout Season Opening Day Saturday, April 30th All lakes and streams in Inyo and Mono County open for fishing from just before sunrise. Get your 2011 California Fishing License for the Trout Opener – Log on to http://dfg.ca.gov/licensing – Visit one of 30 authorized license agents in the area – Go to the Bishop […]

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Deputies arrest June Lake man on marijuana cultivation

Mono Sheriff’s deputies arrested a June Lake man this week on suspicion of illegally growing marijuana at his home. Timothy Marsh According to officers, at around 8 am Tuesday, a Mono Sheriff’s Deputy was following up on a report of a suspected illegal marijuana grow in June Lake. Deputies and narcotics agents drove to the […]

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Lupe Almaguer of Mammoth Lakes sentenced to 60 years to life for child molestation

In a highly emotional atmosphere, lawyers argued their cases, victims and their families barely restrained their feelings and Lupe Almaguer makes his way to the courtroom for sentencing. Judge Mark Magit sentenced former Mammoth Lakes day care provider Lupe Almaguer to 60 years to life in prison on four counts of child molestation Tuesday afternoon […]

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