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Southern California Edison Warns of Possible Public Safety Shutoff Due to High Winds

A Community Crew Vehicle from Southern California Edison (SCE) has been prepositioned at Millpond Recreation Area. This is in advance of possible Public Safety Power Shutoff or PSPS to prevent our electric system from becoming the source of ignition, due to high winds this week. The following areas may be affected by temporary power shut […]

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Possible PSPS in Mammoth Lakes on Wednesday

From Mammoth Lakes Tourism Good afternoon, We are receiving notifications that there may be another Public Safety Power Shutoff tomorrow, October 9, in Mammoth Lakes. Currently, the primary source for updated outage information in Mono County is the dedicated Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) page on the Mono County website. Data for this page, which includes detailed maps, is populated from the SCE […]

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Caltrans road work

Caltrans to begin work on State Route 168

From SCE Contractors for Southern California Edison will be setting up temporary traffic controls on State Route 168 near Cerro Coso Community College, between Ed Powers Road and Red Hill Road. Crews working under a Caltrans Encroachment Permit are extending the existing eastward turn lane. Travelers may experience delays up to 20 minutes due to […]

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Thursday update on SCE’s PSPS

From the Town of Mammoth Lakes Below is a message from the Southern California Edison Liaison Officer regarding the Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) program. The primary source for outage information in Mono County is the dedicated Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) page on the Mono County website. Data for this updated page that includes […]

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Mono County gets a taste of SCE’s PSPS

By Deb Murphy When Southern California Edison introduced its Public Safety Power Shutdown policy, it sounded almost do-able. But when the winds picked up Monday afternoon, reality came home to roost. Power was shut down from Mammoth south at 1 p.m. leaving 14,750 customers without juice. Some power was back up by Monday evening and […]

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Update: SCE crews in Mammoth this morning

From Mammoth Lakes Police Department Monday night Police Power remains down in Mono County. Here is the latest information as of 8:00pm Monday: Southern California Edison Crews will be here early Tuesday morning to start site inspections as the “weather” event subsides. SCE wants to ensure that power lines are not caught on tree limbs […]

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SCE power shutdowns could affect Eastern Sierra

By Deb Murphy Toward the end of last year’s extended fire season, Southern California Edison introduced its Public Safety/Power Shutdown policy to address the issue of downed powerlines starting a fire. The 2019 fire season got a late start this year, but it’s here now. Last week, utilities were shut down in eight Northern California […]

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Philip E. Partridge

Phillip Edward ‘Pep’ Partridge: 1927-2018

Long time resident of the Owens Valley, Philip Edward “Pep” Partridge passed away Monday, July 9 at his home on Bishop Creek. He was 91 and the last of 9 siblings in a local pioneering family. Pep Partridge was born to Charles A. and Lena Partridge on March 12, 1927 in Bishop, California. He grew […]

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Mundo Huarte: 1928-2018

MUNDO HUARTE 1928 – 2018 Mundo was born on May 5, 1928, in Lee Vining California to Santiago and Elizabeth. He passed away peacefully at his home in Bishop California on Saturday, April 28, 2018. As a child, Mundo lived in Round Valley until his family moved to Bishop where he stayed for the remainder […]

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Traffic accident takes out utility pole in Bishop

Press release On Thursday, August 10, 2017 at approximately 3:45pm, the Bishop Police Department began receiving multiple reports of a single vehicle accident, reporting a pick-up truck had collided with a utility pole near the intersection of N. Main and W. Yaney Streets. Continuing reports indicated that the utility lines were also down across Main […]

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