Archive | March, 2020

Mammoth Lake Hospital Press Release

FYI-A quick note on elevation and COVID-19 from Mammoth Hospital

A quick note on elevation and COVID-19: From Mammoth Hospital: Facebook Post 3/31/2020 “At sea level, you are breathing 21% oxygen,” says Mammoth Hospital Chief Medical Officer, Craig Burrows. “At 8,000 feet, our altitude, you are breathing 15% oxygen, which is roughly 30% less. For people unaccustomed to our elevation, this difference is what people […]

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Sidewalk Chalk

Sidewalk Chalk Art – A ‘Thank You’ to Mammoth Hospital

Thank You Mammoth Hospital!  (Press Release from Mammoth Lakes Chamber of Commerce) Tomorrow, Tuesday March 31st from 10am-2pm, we will be making ‘Thank You’ sidewalk chalk art for all of the amazing staff at Mammoth Hospital. We understand these are tough times and want to show our deep appreciation for every person at the hospital as they put […]

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Eviction Notice

Updated: Governor, Bishop City Council and Mono County Supervisors Ban Evictions

Gov. Newson Bans Evictions in California through May 31 for Renters Affected by COVID-19 City of Bishop and Mono County Supervisors Implement Similar Ordinance to Protect Renters Governor Gavin Newsom signed an Executive Order N-37-20 on Friday, March 27, banning evictions across California through May 31 for renters affected by the coronavirus. The order prohibits landlords, law […]

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James (Jim) Ellis

James (Jim) Irving Ellis (1923-2020)

Born on January 5, 1923 in Los Angeles to Martha and Earl Ellis, James (Jim) Irving Ellis died March 20, 2020 in Bishop. He was 97. Jim was a devoted son, husband, father, and grandfather who never missed the opportunity to share his wisdom and knowledge with anyone who asked. His grandchildren, especially, were blessed […]

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Still No Final Decision on Mule Days

Press Release 3/26/2020- Mule Days Board In 1970, Bishop Mule Days Celebration rose from humble beginnings to bring a world-class mule show to the Eastern Sierra. We have become the premier mule show in North America. Our annual event brings visitors from all walks of life: RV enthusiasts, campers, equine enthusiasts, contestants, celebrities, fans and […]

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eviction notice

Bishop Adopts Ordinance to Protect Citizens from Eviction

It was under the authority stemming from the governor’s March 16th Executive Order N-28-20, that the City of Bishop City Council enacted Ordinance No. 566 late Thursday afternoon on March 26th.  Under the City Ordinance, which is posted to the City of Bishop official website, and specific to the city, both commercial and residential tenants who notify their […]

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Breaking News (2)

Inyo County now has two confirmed positive COVID-19 cases

3-27 Update: Please note that unfortunately these stats will increase. See article published 3-27 and future stories for additional cases. Inyo County now has two confirmed positive COVID-19 cases (March 26, 2020) Inyo County’s Public Health Officer, Dr. James Richardson, has received two notifications over the past three days from the Northern Inyo Hospital District […]

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