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The Traditional, but Abbreviated, List of Esoteric 2023 Law Changes – Report from Deb Murphy

    Local news winds down around the holidays, leaving the media with the challenge of filling news gaps. Government entities help out with the annual ritual of listing changes in laws, some of which most people didn’t even know were laws. This year, a few stand out. First and foremost, especially for the small […]

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Funding Available to Assist Landscaping Professionals in Purchasing Zero-Emission Equipment

  Funding is currently available through the state of California for small landscaping businesses to purchase new zero-emission landscaping equipment. The funding is offered through Clean Off- Road Equipment Voucher Incentive Project (CORE) and provides a point-of-sale discount to help offset the cost of adopting zero-emission technology. The goal of the program is to help […]

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PRESS RELEASE FROM SIERRA BUSINESS COUNCIL – SBC Awarded $5 Million Grant for Eastern Sierra Region

Sierra Business Council Awarded $5 Million to Support Sustainable and Resilient Regional Economies through the California Economic Resilience Fund TRUCKEE – State leaders announced Sierra Business Council as the Fiscal Agent and Regional Convener for the Community Economic Resilience Fund (CERF) Eastern Sierra Region, which includes Amador, Calaveras, Tuolumne, Mariposa, Alpine, Inyo, and Mono counties. […]

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$85 Million in Tax Credits Available for California Businesses

$85 Million in Tax Credits Available for California Businesses This year’s California Competes Tax Credit (CCTC) application period is underway and the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) has up to $85 million in tax credits available to award businesses that want to locate in California or stay and grow in the state. Click […]

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Release of The 2021-2022 Inyo County Grand Jury Final Report

The Inyo County Grand Jury today released their Final Report focusing on Sustainability and Transparency of Home Healthcare Services Under Northern Inyo Healthcare District; School Fire Safety Inspection Reporting; and their inspection of local Detention Facilities. The report and any future responses will be available on the Inyo Superior Court website or by request at […]

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Assemblyman Patterson To Request Audit of California Department of Justice For Leak of CCW Permit Holder Information

  SACRAMENTO – Assemblyman Jim Patterson will announce Tuesday morning at a virtual press conference, his plans to request a formal audit of the California Department of Justice (DOJ) following the June 27th leak of personal information belonging to a large number of California firearm owners. The DOJ has admitted to posting personal information online of Concealed […]

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Inyo National Forest wishes visitors a safe Independence Day

Inyo National Forest wishes visitors a safe Independence Day Reminder to Recreate Responsibly Independence Day weekend BISHOP, Calif. – Celebrating July 4 festivities outdoors is a time-honored tradition throughout the United States, and the Inyo National Forest is happy to welcome so many outdoor enthusiasts this upcoming weekend. As you gather and explore please remember […]

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Inyo County Public Health Rescinds the Local Isolation and Quarantine Health Officer Order – May 8th 2022

INYO COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH RESCINDS THE LOCAL ISOLATION AND QUARANTINE HEALTH OFFICER ORDER EFFECTIVE MAY 8TH 2022 English – INYO COUNTY, CA (May 6, 2022) – The Inyo County Public Health Officer Order requiring self-isolation and self-quarantine for all individuals will be rescinded this weekend and Inyo County will align with the State Guidance. The local […]

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Owens Valley Groundwater Agency Shrinking Fast as Members Pull Out, Hoping Water Levels Remain Stable

  Five years ago, public entities within the Owens Valley aquifer joined in on the development of a groundwater sustainability plan dictated by the state’s Sustainable Groundwater Act. It’s been a bumpy ride that seems to have ended with the majority of what became the Owens Valley Groundwater Agency pulling out once the coveted Groundwater […]

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Dry January Conditions Return Snowpack to Near Average Levels

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Department of Water Resources (DWR) today conducted the second snow survey of the season at Phillips Station. Following a dry January, the manual survey recorded 48.5 inches of snow depth and a snow water equivalent of 19 inches, which is 109 percent of average for this location for this date. The […]

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$35 Million California Dream Fund Program Provides Micro Grants

Please see the information below on the $35 million California Dream Fund Program. More details coming soon. California Dream Fund The $35 million California Dream Fund Program that will provide micro grants up to $10,000 to seed entrepreneurship and small business creation in California. Areas of focus will be child care, service and cottage food, […]

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City of Bishop Council Heard Some Encouraging Housing News At A Recent Meeting

  Some encouraging housing news for City of Bishop: State Senate Bill 9 allows for two residential units per lot without having to go through the Planning Commission process. Elaine Kabala, Bishop’s planning associate, went through the details at a recent City Council meeting. She explained the legislation was designed to help solve the housing, […]

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