Archive | December, 2012

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LADWP snowpack report looks better

In terms of snow and water content, the Eastern Sierra snowpack has started to climb its way above last year’s dismal levels. The peak usually takes place in April, but for right now the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power website snowpack graphs look better. The snow on Mammoth Pass tells the story. Right […]

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Huge crowds for Mammoth holiday

The doomsday talk of earlier Town Council meetings for now lies under a huge blanket of snow and the fact that tourists have packed the town for the holidays. When the Town Council met earlier to vote in their government restructuring plan, they each debated what kind of year Mammoth would have in terms of […]

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Beware avalanche danger

The Tahoe area deaths of a ski-patrol avalanche expert at Alpine Meadows and a snowboarder at Donner Ski Ranch shocked and saddened many. Those deaths and the very real avalanche danger have caused authorities to send out warnings to stay out of the backcountry until the snowpack has settled and solidified. Thursday morning, the Mono […]

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CHP looks for new officers

CHP TO ACCEPT OFFICER APPLICATIONS  (Press Release) The law enforcement agency will accept applications for three days only in January The California Highway Patrol (CHP) will accept applications in January from individuals interested in a career as a CHP officer.  “This is an opportunity to serve alongside some of California’s finest who provide the highest […]

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Snowy Bishop

It is a white morning in Bishop and the City of Bishop Department of Public Works reminds residents and visitors to be prepared for snow on city streets and sidewalks. Use snow tires or chains on Bishop streets when they are required on Bishop-area highways. A good guideline to determine if snow tires or chains […]

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Bureaucrat Beat: kids talk, local meltdown, and the dark lord of media

“From city halls to county courthouses, from the State house to the White House – bureaucrats control our lives.  Public servants who often try to become our masters.  People whose salaries we pay, but what goods and services do we get?  On Sierra Wave’s Bureaucrat Beat, we’ll report what they’re up to.”  That’s the Bureaucrat […]

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