Archive | March, 2013

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MLPD cite drivers in pedestrian safety operation

** NEWS  RELEASE ** PEDESTRIAN SAFETY OPERATION IN MAMMOTH On Friday, March 29 and Saturday, March 30 the Mammoth Lakes Police Department conducted a pedestrian safety operation on Main Street as a result of numerous complaints received from the public about drivers not stopping for pedestrians in crosswalks.  Plain clothes employees and volunteers entered the […]

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Inyo-Mono Supervisors: New hires, solar, DWP, and new animal shelter

When the Mono Supervisors meet Tuesday, they will go into closed session to talk about a number of things, including selection of a County Administrative Officer and employment of a Finance Director. Last week, the Board issued a press release to say they had chosen Inyo County Auditor-Controller Leslie Chapman as Mono’s new Finance Director. […]

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Free concerts

  Announcing Upcoming Free Concerts!     Saturday, March 30, 2013 6:00PM –  Mammoth High School   The 1st Annual Mammoth Music Marathon   Come and enjoy a free joint concert by Cameron Yassaman’s band students and Chamber Music Unbound’s string students, grades 3 and up, directed by Rebecca Hang and Brian Schuldt.     +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++     […]

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Early spring means changing Forest conditions

Early Spring Brings Changing Forest Conditions and Cautions (Press Release) MAMMOTH LAKES, Calif., March 29, 2013 – A below average snowpack and unseasonably warm temperatures are rapidly changing the mix of recreation opportunities on the Mammoth and Mono Lake Ranger Districts. Excellent skiing conditions remain above 8500 feet, including skiing opportunities at Mammoth Mountain and Tamarack […]

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School superintendent search on in Mammoth

A month ago, former Mammoth School Superintendent Rich Boccia suddenly resigned. Officials did not explain why, but within a week they appointed retired educator Lou Stewart as the Interim Superintendent. Now, the Mammoth School Board and Mono Office of Education have focused on the search and hiring of a new, permanent superintendent. The School Board […]

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MCWD negotiations on again with LADWP

Last November, Mammoth Community Water District officials said the District and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power had made “substantial progress toward an agreement” over a Mammoth Creek water rights dispute. Even the Los Angeles Times reported that settlement appeared imminent. Then, for an undisclosed reason, it all fell through and both sides […]

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Bishop Police warn of local scam

Press Release: Date: March 28, 2013 Event: Phone Scams targeting local businesses. The Bishop Police Department would like to make the public aware of a phone scam circling the Bishop area. We have received reports advising the police department where a business has received a phone call from their “corporate offices.” An English speaking male […]

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