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Free Thanksgiving and Community Meals

Free Thanksgiving and Community Meals Looking to enjoy a Thanksgiving meal? The following organizations are providing free meals to the community: REMEMBER TO PRACTICE COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS. Big Pine: Methodist Church, 313 Crocker, 2pm – 6pm.  Take out or deliver within Big Pine area or pick up only. For more information or to request a delivery, please […]

 
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State Issues New Gathering Guidance for a Safer Thanksgiving and Holiday Season

Well, now that you have decided to “crawl out from  under that rock” you’ve been “self-isolating” under for the past 10 months, the beneficent state of California has issued “official” guidance on how you should celebrate Thanksgiving this year during the pandemic. The only problem many of us have with it is that every time […]

 
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“Purple Tier counties” placed under curfew to slow spread of coronavirus, deaths, and hospitalizations

41 Purple Tier counties, 94% of Californians, placed under curfew to slow the surging spread of COVID-19, hospitalizations, and deaths. Does not currently include Inyo and Mono counties. Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered a curfew for all California counties in the purple tier (Widespread) of the state’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy. Positive COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations […]

 
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Update on Mountain View Fire | Fatality identified | Donations being accepted for fire victims

Mono County Sheriff’s Office has identified the woman who died in the Mountain View Fire in Walker, Calif. as 69-year-old Sallie Joseph. She was found in the debris of her burned home on Lone Company Road. The Mountain View Fires was fanned by erratic winds that drove the fire into the residential area of Walker, […]

 
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Fire raging in north Mono County | Hwy395 closed from Walker and Coleville to Topaz area

The Mountain View Fire (Mono County) This has been a rapidly changing story. Information will be continued to be posted and revised as it becomes available. News is coming in from various news sources in So. Lake Tahoe, Reno, Mammoth Lakes, and, of course, Facebook groups and official Facebook pages of government agencies. It’s a […]

 
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Back to Red

Mono County Reassigned to Tier-2, “Substantial” (Red) Status | County Issues Press Release

We have known a return to the more restrictive Tier-2, “Substantial” (Red) category was coming considering the high rates of positive COVID-19 reports coming out of Mono County for the past several weeks. The reclassification to the more restrictive tier was largely the result of the outbreak of COVID-19 cases out of the U.S. Marine […]

 
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Help Save the Still Life Cafe in Independence

Help Save the Still Live Cafe! The well-known and loved French restaurant needs our help! We received a request to pass on information about the recently established GoFundMe campaign for the Still Life Cafe in the town of Independence.  They are trying to raise $30,000 to “stay alive” through the pandemic. If you have ever […]

 
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