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Bureaucrat Beat: Chinatown revisited, Cellphone spies, and Mammoth angst

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

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Stan Matlick: 1931-2013

Stanley Allen Matlick, a man who continued his family’s fight for water in the Eastern Sierra, has died. Mr. Matlick passed away Thursday, May 16 at Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno after a brief illness; he lived 81 wonderful years, said his daughter, Margaret. A funeral service is set for Thursday, May 30th, at First […]

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Too much water down the tube?

In 1940, the family of Stan Matlick of Bishop won a court decision called the Hillside Decree that limits groundwater pumping in the Bishop area to the amount used on Los Angeles-owned lands in what’s called the Bishop Cone. No groundwater is to be exported. This year, Mr. Matlick thinks the Los Angeles Department of […]

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