Archive | August, 2022

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Plan Ahead and Recreate Responsibly on the Inyo this 2022 Labor Day Weekend

    BISHOP, Calif., August 31, 2022 — With Labor Day weekend and an excessive heat watch approaching, the Inyo National Forest reminds visitors to recreate responsibly, plan ahead and prepare for any closures and fire restrictions. September also marks the start of National Preparedness Month, a time to prepare for disasters or emergencies that could happen at […]

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Dennis Mattinson, Weather 8-31-2022

Owens Valley / Mammoth Lakes Dennis Mattinson / Eastern Sierra Weather Forecaster Sierra Wave Media / Radio 92.5 FM    WED AUG 31 2022  WOW! It’s the end of August already and you really didn’t think we were going to escape the clutches of Summer without one last heat wave, did you? Through the week […]

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CHP 8-30-22 Rescue Report

Water Rescue from LADWP Aqueduct Near Olancha on August 25, 2022

On August 25, 2022, at approximately 1253 hours, Lone Pine CHP received a report of an abandoned vehicle near the Los Angeles Department Water and Power (LADWP) aqueduct, near the town of Olancha, CA. When a CHP officer arrived on scene, he found a white 2019 Audi, abandoned with the door open and personal effects […]

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Dennis Mattinson, Weather 8-30-2022

The Owens Valley / Mammoth Lakes  Dennis Mattinson, Weather and Atmospheric Forecaster Sierra Wave Media / KSRW-FM 92.5    TUE AUG 30 2022 The overall outlook this week still looks hot and dry, as monsoon moisture stays limited due to the unfavorable orientation of high pressure over the Great Basin. That high will bring us some […]

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   TONIGHT!!!!!! Auditions!! Theater is back in the Eastern Sierra! Auditions for Jane Martin’s play “Talking With…” will be held on Monday August 29th 6PM-8PM at The Forum Theater 141 N. Jackson St. in Lone Pine. Eleven female roles are available from ages 16-70.  Talking With… is a 1982 play by Jane Martin, published by […]

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Owens River Gorge Closed for Public Access Until Sept 6th

LADWP will release higher-than-normal water downthe Owens River Gorge from August 29 – September 6, 2022, in cooperation with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife and Mono County. This channel maintenance will help improve fishery and wildlife habitat along the 10-mile stretch of river between the Upper Gorge Power Plant and Pleasant Valley Reservoir. […]

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2022 Benjamin Madley

Free Upcoming Author Event in Independence

The Eastern California Museum and the Friends of the Eastern California Museum will be hosting an author event with Professor Benjamin Madley (associate professor at UCLA) for his award-winning book, An American Genocide: The United States and the California Indian Catastrophe, on Saturday, September 17, 2022 starting at 1:00. He will give a 50 minute […]

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Bishop City Council Meeting Highlights

    The Bishop City Councilmembers dealt with two significant issues at its meeting last week: parking and housing. In response to neighboring businesses with differing parking requirements, City Administrator Destin Dishion came up with a solution: adjust the parking controls to accommodate both the Beverage Market and the Bishop Twin Theater. Parking for four […]

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Inyo National Forest is Hiring Firefighters! Apply By September 16, 2022

  BISHOP, Calif. – The Inyo National Forest is accepting applications on USAJobs for permanent, full-time and seasonal wildland firefighters from August 26 to September 16, as part of the Pacific Southwest Region’s centralized Fall Permanent Fire Hire event. Wildland firefighters respond to fires and disasters nationwide, operating specialized equipment in dynamic and complex environments, […]

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