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Public passion against DWP’s solar ranch

When Los Angeles Department of Water and Power official, MichaelWebster, travelled to Independence to explain the City’s Solar Ranch project, he heard some angry and some frank comments against LADWP’s plans. The LA Times quoted Supervisor Jeff Griffiths as saying that the skills of the opposition are “unprecedented” and may be a rebirth of “historic […]

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Inyo Board reviews salaries

Inyo Supervisors wrapped up their long and expensive review of Inyo government salaries when they examined elected officials’ pay this week under a new County policy. They gave only one official’s position a pay raise. The new policy suggests that the Board of Supervisors review positions, not people, one year before the four-year elected term […]

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The outspoken remain outsiders

The most outspoken, knowledgeable and to some degree rebellious people when it comes to the Inyo-Los Angeles water issue did not gain appointments to the Inyo Water Commission. Two others did.  (Letters from candidates follow story.) Sally Manning, long a plant ecologist for the Inyo Water Department and now Environmental Director for the Big Pine […]

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Inyo Supervisors change agenda format

Effective Tuesday, July 2nd, the Inyo Supervisors will start their meetings earlier and take closed sessions at the beginning instead of the end. They expect to meet in regular session at 10am. Boards that place closed sessions first can discourage public attendance unless there is an assured end to the private meetings. In a press […]

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