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‘How Mono Boomed During the Great Depression’

“How Mono Boomed During the Great Depression” On Monday, August 5, author David Carle, will present “How Mono Boomed During the Great Depression “ at the monthly Mono Basin Historical Society meeting.   A potluck dinner and business meeting begins at 6 PM at the Lee Vining Community Center; the program at 7 PM. While the […]

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Join FECM for annual meeting in Independence

Press release The annual meeting of the non-profit Friends of the Eastern California Museum on Saturday, March 9, will feature a presentation by local historian David Carle discussing his latest book, “Putting California on the Map: Von Schmidt’s Lines,” a biography of Allexey W. Von Schmidt. One of most famous “lines” created by von Schmidt […]

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Author David Carle – ‘Putting California on the Map’

Press release Local author David Carle’s new book is PUTTING CALIFORNIA ON THE MAP: VON SCHMIDT’S LINES, the biography of Allexey W. von Schmidt, who was a ’49er, surveyor and civil engineer.  Von Schmidt was the first government surveyor to work in the Eastern Sierra. Before there were any mines or homesteads, in 1855 he […]

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David Carle slide talk Monday in Lee Vining

“Eastern Sierra Water: Historic Choices that Shaped California” at Historical Society Meeting April 11 Press release Author David Carle will present a colorful slide talk, “Eastern Sierra Water: Historic Choices that Shaped California,” at the Monday, April 11 meeting of the Mono Basin Historical Society. The local water history is part of the statewide focus […]

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Bureaucrat Beat: From Cumberbatch to Carle, swiss cheese to arrogance

“From city halls to county courthouses, from the State house to the White House – bureaucrats control our lives.  Public servants who often try to become our masters.  People whose salaries we pay, but what goods and services do we get?  On Sierra Wave’s Bureaucrat Beat, we’ll report what they’re up to.”  That’s the Bureaucrat […]

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