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LADWP Proposes; the Superior Court Disposes: Mono County Wins Legal Fight to Stop De-watering of Long Valley

Mono County won their court case against a plan by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power to remove irrigation water from the Long Valley from Crowley Lake to Bishop. On Monday, March 8, the Superior Court of the State of California, County of Alameda, issued an order requiring the DWP to continue to […]

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Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning | Don’t let it happen to you!

In an article titled, “Extreme Cold Killed Texans in Their Bedrooms, Vehicles and Backyards, The New York Times has reported that at least 58 people died in storm-affected areas stretching to Ohio, victims of carbon monoxide poisoning, car crashes, drownings, house fires and hypothermia. Several have been attributed to carbon monoxide poisoning. There have been […]

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U.S. Highway 395 to Remain Closed Through Friday

MONO AND INYO COUNTY — Caltrans has announced that U.S. Highway 395 in Mono County will remain closed through Friday morning. Maintenance crews are working around the clock, plowing, and dropping cinders to manage the storm. On Friday, Caltrans will reassess the road conditions for any sections that might be available to reopen. Southbound U.S. […]

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Survivors of Mountain View Fire Have until February 1 to Join California’s No-Cost Wildfire Cleanup Program

SACRAMENTO – As property owners begin the process of recovering after the Mountain View Fire in Mono County, there are programs and resources available to help get them back on track. One of those is the State’s Consolidated Debris Removal Program led by the California Governor’s Office of Emergency, CalRecycle and local governments.  This is […]

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(UPDATE 8/22: 11am) Beach Fire | Mono County | 85% Containment | Forest Closure Order

Update August 22 at 11:00 a.m.: Forest Closure Order Beach Fire Update From August 20, 2020 10:00 am Size: 3,780 acres (estimated) Containment: 85% Location: Southeast of Mono Lake Fuels: Sagebrush Cause: Lightning Update: Fire activity remains minimal. Today crews will continue to mop up by removing hotspots near the fire’s edge to further secure […]

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Mono County PHO issues COVID-19 Contact Tracing Cooperation order

This public health order, coming just before the Governor’s reinstatement of the Stay-At-Home order and pull-back from the reopening of many businesses throughout the state, emphasizes the importance of those testing positive for COVID-19 and those with whom they may have had contact to cooperate with local public health authorities to limit the spread of […]

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Responding to the Census Will Help Plan Health Care Programs in Mono County for the Next Decade

(US Census – July 13,2020) MONO COUNTY! BE COUNTED! MAKE A DIFFERENCE! As of today, only 19.1 percent of Mono County households have responded to the 2020 Census. The statewide average is 63.2 percent. Results from the 2020 Census underway now will help local and state officials plan funding for Mono County health care services […]

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Death at Upper Twin Lake in Mono County

Mono County Sheriff Press Release-Death at Upper Twin Lake On July 8, 2020, at approximately 7:52 am, California Highway Patrol (CHP), Mono County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) and Mono County Emergency Medical Service (EMS) personnel were dispatched to Upper Twin Lakes regarding a vehicle in the lake. It was reported that the vehicle possibly had two […]

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