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Counties to solar firms: show us some money

More big utility firms here to profit from Eastern Sierra resources without a benefit to us?  That’s how Inyo officials have described the latest proposal by BrightSource Energy to develop a $2.7 billion solar power plant in the Death Valley area.  The Los Angeles Times picked up on the story and found two other counties […]

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Petroglyph story spreads worldwide

The Los Angeles Times, NBC News and even the BBC have reported more details on the vandalism and theft of ancient Paiute Indian petroglyphs from an area in the volcanic tablelands north of Bishop. LA Times reporter Louis Sahagun wrote that at least four petroglyphs were cut out of the rock and stolen and dozens […]

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Concerns grow over Mammoth police cuts

From the Los Angeles Times to the Mono County Sheriff, more than a few seriously question the severe police cuts proposed by the Mammoth Town Council. The Times, in Mammoth’s major market, reported on fears for safety without police. Mono’s Sheriff said he can’t understand why the Town Council “is not engaging law enforcement to […]

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Medical marijuana dispensary permit not yet granted

Headlines in the LA Times Wednesday say “L.A. repeals its ban on pot stores.” So, once again LA has no law regulating dispensaries. The Town of Mammoth Lakes does have an ordinance on the books and has moved forward to grant a permit for the second of two dispensaries allowed in the town in spite […]

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LA Times reveals LADWP plan

Los Angeles’s mayor had no comment in an LA Times story Sunday that said the Department of Water and Power does not want to clean up the rest of the Owens Dry Lake dust and wants the State Lands Commission to do it. LADWP and the Great Basin Air Pollution Control District signed an agreement […]

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Lydia Hiby will “talk to the animals”

Jay Leno, David Letterman and major network news channels have featured Lydia Hiby as an Animal Psychic. Top newspapers have also covered her animal communication talents. The LA Times quoted Hiby as admitting some people are skeptical but the Times wrote, “Plenty of people are believers, enough to keep Hiby busy conversing with horses, dogs, […]

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Bureaucrat Beat: Brockovich, McInerney and Fish and Game

“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 Media’s Bureaucrat Beat, we’ll report what they’re up to.”  That’s the […]

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