Tag Archives | Nina Weisman


OVC Leaves OV Planning Committee

– Following is a press release from the Owens Valley Committee: The Owens Valley Committee (OVC) has finally given up on the Owens Lake Planning Committee. In the morning session of the Planning Committee meeting of May 15, 2013, DWP’s Marty Adams said, “It’s a lot to ask of anyone to continue to work with […]

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LADWP working with county on tree issue

At the end of November, Independence residents were dismayed to see a crew cutting down trees in a long line of Sycamores on the way to Onion Valley trailhead. Nina Weisman found out that the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power hired Pestmaster Services to take down eight trees, but the sycamores are in […]

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Concerns about DWP-ordered tree removal

Late last week, an Independence resident on a walk saw a crew start to cut down trees that line Onion Valley Road – a familiar, beautiful and shady feature of the small town.  Another citizen and finally County Public Works checked it out and found that the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power had […]

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Chances to question candidates

In both Inyo and Mono Counties, races for County Supervisor seats give voters a chance for continued or new representation.  Several candidates’ forums are scheduled so you can meet and question those who seek office. In Lone Pine, candidates for District 5 will appear and answer questions on Tuesday, May 8 at Statham Hall at […]

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Who’s running and who’s not

With deadlines near or past, seats of local officials will go to a race in every district up for election. The Mammoth Town Council race, however, is currently not a race with the filing deadline today (Wednesday). First, Inyo.  In District 2, incumbent Supervisor Susan Cash will run. Two people will challenge her – Jeff […]

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