Archive | February, 2020

Norm Shaughnessy, a 55-year old man from Costa Mesa missing (2)

55-year-old Camper from Costa Mesa Missing

News Release INYO COUNTY, CA. February 29, 2020 – On Thursday February 27 Inyo County Sheriff was notified of an overdue camper. The reporting party said that Norm Shaughnessy, a 55-year old man from Costa Mesa, CA had planned on spending the night at the Lone Pine campground and would return home Wednesday. Shaughnessy, who […]

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Burn Baby, Burn! BLM Conduct Prescribed Fire to Improve Wetland Habitat

Press Release</ You may have noticed smoke towards the north west when driving along Hwy 395. Following is an explanation from the Bureau of Land Management. BISHOP, Calif. – Interagency wildland fire crews from the Bureau of Land Management Bishop Field Office and the Inyo National Forest will be treating up to 70 acres of […]

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Mammoth Lakes Foundation, REMINDER EVENT FRIDAY 2-28-20 to CELEBRATE DAVE

#ThankYouDave kicks off Friday February 28th ** 2-25-20 This update from Mammoth Mountain on the public memorial for Dave McCoy Friday. #ThankYouDave A Day of Celebration in Honor of Dave McCoy “Join us on Friday, February 28 as we host a day of skiing and celebration in honor of Dave McCoy. This day is for […]

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ESIA Presents Authors and Artists Winter 2020 Series kicking off Thursday 2-27

Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association Announces Authors and Artists Series’ Winter 2020 Program Eastern Sierra Interpretive Association (ESIA) is hosting the Annual Authors and Artists Series. The first program of the new year will be held in Mammoth Lakes, February 27, 2020 featuring an author talk with Joe Reidhead, author of Half Dome: The History of […]

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Congratulations to this year’s 2020 Poppy Awards Winners!

Eastern Sierra Wins Big at Visit California Poppy Awards ** This is an update by Lara Kaylor Director of Communications  Mammoth Lakes Tourism** Area agencies collectively take home three awards  Eastern Sierra, Calif. (February 24, 2020) — Earlier this month, the Eastern Sierra triumphed at Visit California’s biennial Poppy Awards contest. This competition honors the best […]

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Bishop Chamber of Commerce Wins Two Visit California Poppy Awards

At last Thursday’s Bishop Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon at the Pizza Factory, Executive Director Tawni Thomson announced that the Chamber has won two Visit California Poppy awards: Best Overall Brand Identity under $1 million in recognition of its “Small Town with a BIG Backyard Campaign and tied for Best Cooperative Marketing Category which showcases […]

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Mammoth Lakes Police Department Explorers Attend Academy

  Press release from Mammoth Lakes Police Department From Thursday, February 13 th to Monday, February 17 th , six members of MLPD’s & MCSO’s MLPD Explorers Post 7880 joined their peers from all over the State of California at the Explorer Academy, an abbreviated version of the LawEnforcement Academy. In all, 135 police explorers […]

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The Mammoth Community Water District Offering a $200 Rebate Program for Dishwashers

This is a great deal if you are looking to replace that old dishwasher! Save on your water and electric bill with a new energy efficient dishwasher! The Mammoth Community Water is committed to supporting its customers in their efforts to conserve water and save money. So, in February, with Board support, a $200 incentive […]

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California apologizes for Japanese Internment Camps

On Thursday, February 20, state lawmakers in Sacramento approved a resolution to formally apologize for one of California’s darkest chapters in its history: the forced internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. The resolution introduced by Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi of Torrance, points out California’s failure to support and defend the civil rights of Japanese […]

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Here comes the Judge(s) Candidates Forum Tonight in Independence

  Election in One Week! The Independence Civic Club is hosting a final candidates forum for Superior Court Judge tonight, Monday, February 24 th at 6:30 p.m. at the American Legion Hall in Independence. Come hear what the candidates have to say for themselves. The candidates are Philip Ashworth, Brian Lamb, and Susanne Rizo . […]

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