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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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No help for lakes or West Bishop

According to the President of the Bishop Creek Water Association, Southern California Edison has refused to hold back water in the upper lakes this summer because the Department of Water and Power won’t give Edison a letter saying it’s okay to do so. President Steve Stevens had told us that the Water Association Board had […]

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Water practices revealed

In what many called a “rancorous meeting” at times, members and observers of the Bishop Creek Water Association sat down in the Bishop High School Library Tuesday night to hash out the low water situation this year. A retired Southern California Edison hydrographer also shed considerable light on past practices which he said had helped […]

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Water Department investigates dry wells

In a memo that takes a preliminary look at wells that dried up in West Bishop, Inyo Water Director Bob Harrington concluded at the end of December that “the recent declines in the water table are due to lack of recharge from surface water conveyances.”  (See memo: http://www.inyowater.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/W407-memo.pdf That initial conclusion leads to concerns over dry […]

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Bishop Police warn of phone scam

Press Release – Bishop Police Department Event: Phone Scams Regarding Power Bills. The Bishop Police Department would like to make the public aware of a phone scam targeting the Bishop area. The press release says officers have acquired some reports of residents and local businesses receiving phone calls from a “Southern California Edison Disconnect Department” […]

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Tentative cause of Fish Fire

The weekend after the Fourth of July, fire broke out about five miles south of Big Pine. A fierce wind blew the fire quickly toward the Big Pine area. Fast work by fire fighters from many agencies stopped the ferocious flames about a half mile outside the town. It was a nerve-wracking experience for residents. […]

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Dangerous heat

Our weather forecaster, Dennis Mattinson, along with many other prognosticators, warn of continued very hot weather – hotter than normal. Southern California areas have topped the 105 degree mark as has the Owens Valley. Mono County reaches for 90 degrees. Heat warnings continue with strong advice for people and their pets. The Los Angeles Department […]

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SCE work impacts water levels

(USFS Press Release) Construction Activities in the Rush Creek Area ~Less Water in Agnew, Gem and Waugh Lakes, Summer 2012~ BISHOP, CALIF., July 11, 2012 – From July through October, hikers and backpackers entering the Ansel Adams Wilderness on the Rush Creek Trail will encounter construction activities at Agnew Dam.  The lake will be partially […]

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