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Week of Monday, May 2, 2016


QUICK NOTES FROM TIM

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING INFO
UPCOMING MEETING AGENDAS
Please click on the link below, to find info for the Mono County Board of Supervisors meeting to be held May 3, 2016.
CLICK HERE TO FIND THE MEETING AGENDA >

PAST MEETING MINUTES
Please click on the link below, to see a video of the Mono County Board of Supervisors meeting held on April 19, 2016.
CLICK HERE TO READ THE PAST MEETING MINUTES >

2016 Meeting Agendas and Minutes have been posted. Please click below to read past Meeting Minutes and upcoming Agendas.
CLICK HERE TO READ FUTURE MEETING AGENDAS AND PAST MEETING MINUTES >

2016 BOARD OF SUPERVISORS COUNTY PAGE & AGENDAS

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS COUNTY PAGE >
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD FUTURE AGENDAS AND DOWNLOAD PAST MEETING MINUTES >



GOVERNOR ISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDER REGARDING DROUGHT, MANDATORY WATER RESTRICTIONS

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE EXECUTIVE ORDER >




ARTICLES OF INTEREST

7 Great California Getaways Perfect For The End Of Summer
August 19, 2015, Abby Tegnelia, Huffington Post
The weather’s just right for one last trip to the Golden State, so we’ve curated the top seven California weekend getaways to ease you into fall, from beach to wine country, and so much more.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

The thinned blue line
April 29, 2016, Sarah Rea, The Sheet
For over three years, Mammoth Lakes Police Department has not been able to afford to keep officers on duty 24 hours a day, and though hiring more officers is a “priority,” says Town Manager Dan Holler, there is currently no funding to do so.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Coming to a barstool near you
April 29, 2016, Mike Bodine, The Sheet
Bodine gets an early taste of tall fishing tales. 
Anglers have a knack for spinning a yarn, so to commemorate the opening of the 2016 Fishing Season I decided to listen to some experts. One of the best spots to catch a tale is at Tom’s Place Resort, just a cast away from Crowley Lake. But, the place is full of wise guys that it’s hard to get a straight answer out of anyone.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Di-sih-ingenuous politics
April 29, 2016, Charles James, The Sheet
Concerns recently surfaced about the contract between the Southern Inyo Hospital District (SIHD) and the Healthcare Conglomerate Associates (HCCA) on news of controversy involving the Tulare Regional Medical Center and its contract with HCCA. That controversy however seems to be politically motivated and without much substance when it comes to SIHD. In other words, disingenious.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Valley of the Facebook dolls
April 29, 2016, Mike Bodine, The Sheet
Death Valley experiences record spring visitation.
What do wildflowers and Facebook have in common? Record breaking visitation at Death Valley National Park (DVNP). March 2016 was the busiest month in the park’s history, exceeding any other by more than 80,000 visitors. That month saw 213,212 visitors, far ahead of the 133,300 visitors that March 2010, the previous record-holder, saw.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Updates from Mono County Sheriff’s Office
April 29, 2016, Sierra Wave
Press releases from the Mono County Sheriff’s Office
The Mono County Sheriff’s Office experienced substantial fiscal reductions to its budget due to the economic downturn of recent years. Our budget for this fiscal year (15/16) is two-thirds of what it was just five years ago. Four Deputy Sheriff vacant positions were “frozen” in the last fiscal year (14/15) budget.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Inyo Supervisors continue discussion of water issues
April 29, 2016, Deb Murphy, Sierra Wave
The Inyo County Board of Supervisors started the water conversation focused on this run-off year plan from the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, but ended up in the larger issue of raising the water table in the valley to reduce the still nagging decline in healthy, diverse vegetation.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

U.S. Congressional candidates forum Tuesday in Independence
April 27, 2016, Sierra Wavel
Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016
Greetings at 6:00 pm
Forum at 6:30 pm
Independence Legion Hall
Corner of Hwy 395 and Kearsarge St.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Mammoth, Bishop in voting for Best Town in OUTSIDE Magazine
April 26, 2016, Sierra Wave
OUTSIDE Magazine, America’s preeminent active and adventure lifestyle brand, is asking its readers to select the Best Town in America: the kind of place with top-notch restaurants, vibrant farmers’ markets, friendly neighborhoods, and unparalleled access to hiking and biking trails. In short, the perfect jumping-off point for adventure. This year, Best Towns are grouped into four key categories: Beach, River, Mountain and Culture.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Bus carrying BUHS students crashes; no major injuries
April 25, 2016, Sierra Wave
A charter bus carrying nearly 50 people associated with Bishop Union High School crashed Saturday on US Highway 395 while returning from a trip to southern California. Thankfully, there were no major injuries.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


HCCA reports should have ‘no impact’ on SIH
April 25, 2016, Deb Murphy, Sierra Wave
Within four days of taking their seats on the Southern Inyo Healthcare District board of directors, Richard Fedchenko, Mark Lacey and Jaque Hickman made the decision to contract with Healthcare Conglomerate Associates to bring the Lone Pine hospital back to life.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Work begins to clear Lakes Basin roads
April 25, 2016, Sierra Wave
The Inyo National Forest, in cooperation with the Town of Mammoth Lakes and Cal Trans, is beginning work to open the Lakes Basin and Reds Meadow roads.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Adventure Trails clears hurdle toward extension
April 25, 2016, Deb Murphy, Sierra Wave
The Adventure Trails still has a lot of ground to cover, but it has successfully cleared the first hurdle toward a three-year extension.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


LADWP issues Owens Valley draft operations report
April 25, 2016, Sierra Wave
BISHOP – The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) released the draft 2016 Annual Owens Valley Report that identifies water available for uses in Owens Valley and for export to Los Angeles.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Reno Airport announces nonstop Atlanta flights via Delta
April 29, 2016, Jason Hidalgo, Reno Gazette Journal
Reno-Tahoe International Airport announced on Friday that Delta Air Lines is bringing back nonstop service between the Biggest Little City and Atlanta.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Slight dip in international travelers at Vegas airport again
April 29, 2016, Reno Gazette Journal
LAS VEGAS - The number of airport passengers going through Las Vegas keeps going up, but fewer of them are international travelers.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Historic day for Truckee River fish
April 29, 2016, Ben Spillman, Reno Gazette Journal
VIDEO: For the first time in nearly 80 years Pilot Peak cutthroat trout are in the Truckee River near Reno.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Fishing Report for April 28
April 28, 2016, Jim Krajewski, Reno Gazette Journal
The Fishing Report for the week …
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Sandoval may sue if BLM won’t pony up for mustang roundups
April 27, 2016, Scott Sonner, API & Reno Gazette Journal
RENO - Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is considering legal action to force the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to pony up some money to pay for roundups of wild horses in the state that have been put on hold because of federal budgetary constraints.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Opinion: Don't let Congress stall united public land management
April 26, 2016, Submitted by Steve Williams, Reno Gazette Journal
Managing hundreds of millions of acres of public land owned by every American is no small task. People have competing interests and every American, whether they work for the oil and gas industry, raise livestock, hike, hunt, or simply enjoy open spaces has a say in how that land is managed.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Epic outdoors: Interviews with amazing adventurers
April 26, 2016, Ben Spillman, Reno Gazette Journal
Highly accomplished adventurers from Sierra Nevada and beyond discuss their achievements and the great outdoors.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

California must emphasize arts in public schools
April 28, 2016, submitted by Ben Allen, Sacramento Bee
As a kid, I loved the arts. My mom is an artist, and playing Captain Hook in my high school theater production of “Peter Pan” was one of the highlights of my youth.
I realize I was fortunate to have grown up in a community that values the arts and understands the positive influence the arts can have on young people. Students with a higher level of arts involvement are more likely to be high achievers on tests, less likely to drop out, and more engaged in school.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Five myths about the Pacific Rim
April 29, 2016, John Vidale, Sacramento Bee
A tragic month along the tectonic subduction zones that surround the Pacific Rim has also been a spellbinding one for seismologists. A magnitude 6.2 quake on April 14 was followed a day later by a magnitude 7.0,together killing about 50 in the Kyushu region of Japan. Less than 24 hours later, a magnitude 7.8 in Ecuador killed more than 650. Major deep earthquakes in Myanmar and Afghanistan in April were also deadly, and a series of quakes this month struck Vanuatu, too.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Jerry Brown gives counties $16.3 million more for election costs
April 29, 2016, Jim Miller, Sacramento Bee
Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Friday that directs $16.29 million to counties to help pay for expected high turnout in the June 7 presidential primary and to process a coming deluge of petitions from groups seeking to qualify November ballot measures, including one championed by the Democratic governor.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Astronomy Day helps educate youth about astronomy, space
April 30, 2016, Zach Tuggle, Sacramento Bee
Students and outer space enthusiasts gathered April 23 at the Gaston Caperton Center for an afternoon of astronomy.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Magnitude 3.6 earthquake strikes near Ferndale
April 30, 2016, Susan Guerrero, San Francisco Gate
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.6 shook Northern California early Saturday morning.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


NASA solves a mystery in a beautiful photo
April 25, 2016, Jake Ellison, SeattleEPI.com & San Francisco Gate
Not all geological mysteries facing NASA are on Pluto or the dwarf planet Ceres or even Mars. There's one right here on good ol' Earth that got the agency and its followers on Twitter all pressing for answers.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Another study says warming may be worse than experts think
April 11, 2016, Seth Borenstein, San Francisco Gate
Most computer simulations of climate change are underestimating by at least one degree how warm the world will get this century, a new study suggests.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


California El Nino & Drought Info & Articles
April 30, 2016, San Francisco Gate
Various articles. Take a special look at the Resivoir Chart for up-to-date Resivoir levels. Just roll your mouse over the ‘current’ (teal) color to see the % levels.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Dry La NiNa period likely to follow El Niño
April 29, 2016, Kurtis Alexander, San Francisco Gate
The peaks of the Sierra are thick with snow, and California reservoirs are still rapidly filling. But the wet and welcome respite after four years of drought may be short-lived, federal climate experts said Thursday.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


California salmon season cuts planned to protect struggling fish
April 14, 2016, Kurtis Alexander, San Francisco Gate
First, there was no crab in the cook pot. Now the grill may be left short of salmon.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Science
September 2015, San Francisco Gat
Various interesting articles related to the latest discoveries and articles from world-famous scientists all located in 1 location…
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


$10,000 Fish ‘Snagged’ In Bass Lake Fishing Derby
April 30, 2016, Gina Glugson, Sierra News Online
One of the $10,000 fish has been snagged very early on in the Bass Lake Fishing Derby, set to run through tomorrow.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Mt. Shasta Hatchery “Kids’ Fishing Days” Canceled Indefinitely
April 29, 2016, CA DFW News
Due to an outbreak of Whirling Disease last year, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) will be canceling the popular “Kids’ Fishing Days” at the Mt. Shasta Hatchery indefinitely. The hatchery typically hosted several such events each summer.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


May 2016 California Department of Fish and Wildlife Calendar
April 29, 2016, CA DFW News
The DFW Calendar for May 2016
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


CDFW Biologists on High Alert for Signs of White-Nose Syndrome in Bats
April 28, 2016, CA DFW News
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is monitoring developments following the recent detection of white-nose syndrome (WNS) in a bat in Washington state. The disease has been responsible for killing millions of America’s bats, and CDFW scientists are enlisting the public to help prevent its spread.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Do Not Disturb Young Wildlife: If you Care, Leave them There
April 28, 2016, CA DFW News
It’s springtime again and young wildlife are emerging from their dens and nests and beginning to learn the ways of the world.
Because of this increase in wildlife activity, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) reminds people to leave young wildlife alone if they come across them in the wild. The improper handling of young wildlife is a problem in California and across the nation, especially in spring.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Map-based Sport Fishing Regulations Offers Ease of Use for Anglers
April 27, 2016, CA DFW News
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has launched a beta release of an online location-based Freshwater Sport Fishing Regulations tool to help anglers identify those regulations that relate to the area they plan to fish. The new tool provides an easy way for anglers to find the sections of the regulations that are relevant to them.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


General 2016 Trout Season Opens Saturday, April 30!
April 27, 2016, CA DFW News
The general trout opener in many counties throughout California will commence on Saturday, April 30, one hour before sunrise.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Commission Closes Recreational Razor Clam Fishery in Humboldt and Del Norte Counties
April 27, 2016, CA DFW News
The California Fish and Game Commission on Monday voted 3-0 in favor of an emergency rulemaking to prohibit recreational take and possession of razor clam from Humboldt and Del Norte county beaches. The closure is now in effect. Closure of the fishery shall remain in effect until the Director of the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA), in consultation with the Director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), determines that domoic acid levels no longer pose a significant risk to public health and no longer recommends the fishery be closed. 
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


When it Comes to Rodent Control, Consider Alternatives to Poison
April 27, 2016, CA DFW News
Spring is in the air and rodents may be in your garage, attic, closets, cabinets, tool shed or yard. It’s a busy time for pest control companies and rodenticide sales. But nature can control rodent populations, if you let it. In the natural environment, there is balance. Every creature is prey to some animals and predator to others.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Recreational Pacific Halibut Fishery Opens May 1
April 26, 2016, CA DFW News
California’s recreational Pacific halibut (Hippoglossus stenolepis) fishery season will open May 1. This year the fishery will be held to a federally established quota of 29,640 pounds. The open season dates will be May 1-15, June 1-15, July 1-15, Aug. 1-15 and Sept. 1-Oct. 31, or until the quota is reached, whichever is earlier. The open and closed periods are intended to spread fishing opportunities from spring through fall. Anglers are limited to one rod and two hooks while fishing for Pacific halibut.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Salmon Seasons Set for Ocean and Inland Waters
April 26, 2016, CA DFW News
The California Fish and Game Commission adopted recreational ocean and inland salmon season regulations as presented by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) on April 18. Ocean salmon season dates and management measures are set to coincide with the alternatives adopted by the Pacific Fishery Management Council for federal waters off the California coast. Inland river seasons adopted by the Commission are identical to the 2015 seasons with the exception of a reduction in the allowable harvest of Klamath Basin Chinook salmon..
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >








NEWSLETTERS & OTHER COUNTY INFO

MONO COUNTY
120 WAS TO OPEN FRIDAY APRIL 29 >
APRIL 2016 CALENDAR OF EVENTS >
VISIT THE MONO COUNTY WEB PAGE >
JOB BOARD LINKS >
ZIKA UPDATE & INFO FOR MARCH 31 >
MONO COUNTY & STATE OF CA INFLUENZA FORCAST MAP & INFO FOR APRIL 14 >
MONO COUNTY & HANTAVIRUS INFO FOR APRIL 29 >
MONO COUNTY & INYO COUNTY VETS CAN GET LOCAL HEALTH CARE >
MONO COUNTY & INYO COUNTY VETERANS OFFICE HOURS >
MONO COUNTY CAN HELP YOUR BUSINESS FIND QUALIFIED EMPLOYEES. CLICK HERE FOR INFO >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO FROM CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION COUNCIL >
CONWAY RANCH STRATEGIC FACILITY PLAN >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO ON HOW TO TEST FOR RADON >
RAW MILK NOTICE >
WORKFORCE CERTIFICATION PROGRAM BEGINS MARCH 9TH >
YOGA AND ART WORKSHOP >
SPRING CROWLEY TENNIS CLINIC >
ACCESS & FUNCTIONAL NEEDS REGISTRATION >

ESTA (EASTERN SIERRA TRANSIT AUTHORITY)
VISIT THEIR WEBSITE TO SEE ALL OF THEIR ROUTES >
REIMBURSMENTS BEING OFFERED FOR DISABLED TRANSPORTATION. CLICK TO READ THE INFO >
DRIVER APPLICATION >
DRIVER RELEASE FORM >
REIMBURSEMENT FORM >

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
GET YOUR CHILD DENTAL CLEANINGS YEARLY. CLICK TO READ THE INFO IN ENGLISH >
GET YOUR CHILD DENTAL CLEANINGS YEARLY. CLICK TO READ THE INFO IN SPANISH >

SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER
READ HOW TO SUCCESSFULLY APPLY FOR AND GET A SMALL BUSINESS LOAN >
MONO COUNTY CAN HELP YOUR BUSINESS FIND QUALIFIED EMPLOYEES. CLICK HERE FOR INFO >

LA TIMES DROUGHT REPORT CARD
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF MARCH 1 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF FEB 15 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF FEB 8 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF FEB 1 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF JAN 25 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF JAN 18 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF JAN 11 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF DEC 29 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF DEC 22 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF DEC 15 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF DEC 1 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF NOV 23 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF NOV 16 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF NOV 6 >
CLICK HERE TO READ ' CAPTURING EL NINOS RAINS' >

FROM SENATOR TOM BERRYHILL, 8TH DISTRICT
CLICK HERE TO READ THE 'BERRYHILL BULLETIN' APRIL 2016 NEWSLETTER >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE 'BERRYHILL BULLETIN' MARCH 2016 NEWSLETTER >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE 'BERRYHILL BULLETIN' FEBRUARY 2016 NEWSLETTER >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE 'BERRYHILL BULLETIN' JANUARY 2016 NEWSLETTER >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE 'BERRYHILL BULLETIN' NOVEMBER NEWSLETTER >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE 'BERRYHILL BULLETIN' OCTOBER NEWSLETTER >
CLICK HERE TO READ: 'FIRE FEE' COULD BE A THING OF THE PAST >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT WATCH >
CLICK HERE TO READ SENATE REPUBLICANS OFFER $8.7M WATER BOND PROPOSAL >
MAMMOTH HIGH SUPERSTAR HONORED AT THE STATE CAPITOL. CLICK TO READ THE INFO >
CLICK TO READ CURRENT INFO FROM SENATOR BERRYHILL'S OFFICE >

EPA
MAMMOTH LAKES MEETS AIR QUALITY STANDARDS >

EASTERN SIERRA COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS
CLICK HERE TO READ THE LEGISLATIVE PLATFORM INFO >

STATE OF CALIFORNIA – BUSINESS, CONSUMER SERVICES & HOUSING AGENCY,
DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS OVERSIGHT

CLICK HERE TO READ THE MONTHLY BULLETIN: APRIL 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE MONTHLY BULLETIN: MARCH 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE MONTHLY BULLETIN: FEB 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE MONTHLY BULLETIN: JAN 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE MONTHLY BULLETIN: DEC 2015 >
CLICK HERE TO READ SURVEY INFO REGARDING PAYDAY LENDERS >
COMMISSION ISSUES STATEMENT ON VALLEY & BUTTE FIRES >

STATE OF CALIFORNIA
STATE OF CA OFFERING DRIVERS LICENSES TO ALL IMMIGRANTS_FLYER IN ENGLISH >
STATE OF CA OFFERING DRIVERS LICENSES TO ALL IMMIGRANTS_FLYER IN SPANISH >

FEMA
ARE YOU PREPARED FOR THE NEXT POWER OUTAGE? >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO ON WILDFIRE PREPAREDNESS >
CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE FEMA NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS COMMUNITY WEBSITE >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO REGARDING PEDIATRIC DISASTER RESPONSE & EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS >
NEW PSA FOCUSED ON PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES. CLICK TO READ THE INFO >
DO YOU HAVE ENOUGH WATER SAVED UP IN CASE OF EMERGENCY? >

OSHA (OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY & HEALTH ADMINISTRATION) & NSC (NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL)
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO REGARDING DISTRACTED DRIVING FACTS >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO REGARDING SAFE DRIVING PRACTICES_ENGLISH >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO REGARDING SAFE DRIVING PRACTICES_SPANISH >

RED CROSS
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A 21 WEEK CHECKLIST TO BE PREPARED FOR A NATURAL DISASTER >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE FLYER IN SPANISH >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE FLYER IN ENGLISH >

CSAC (CALIFORNIA STATE ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES)
CLICK HERE TO READ THE APRIL 29 BULLETIN >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE APRIL 22 BULLETIN >
GOVERNOR DIRECTS MANDATORY WATER REDUCTIONS & ISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDER >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE SUMMARY OF THE PRESIDENTS BUDGET >

RCRC (RURAL COUNTY REPRESENTATIVES OF CALIFORNIA)
CLICK HERE TO READ THE BARBED WIRE NEWSLETTER APRIL 29, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE BARBED WIRE NEWSLETTER APRIL 22, 2016 >
RCRC WELCOMES 2 LEGISLATIVE ADVOCATES >
RCRC WELCOMES SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY TO MEMBERSHIP >
RCRC INSTALLS NEW 2016 OFFICERS >
RCRC SPONSORS PILT LEGISLATION >
OMNIBUS SPENDING PACKAGE INCLUDES FUNDING FOR FED PILT >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO REGARDING AIR RESOURCES BOARD INFO >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO REGARDING UNDERFUNDED WATER NEEDS >
GOV ISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDER TO BOLSTER STATES DROUGHT RESPONSE >
THE FUTURE OF CA MEDICAL MARIJUANA BUSINESS >
CA COUNTIES PREPARING FOR CANNA BUSINESS OVERHAUL >
WATER FACT SHEET >
CLICK TO READ RURAL LEADER TESTIFY TO EFFECTS OF MARIJUANA CULTIVATION ON CA H20 QUALITY>
CLICK TO READ RURAL LEADER TESTIFY TO EFFECTS OF MARIJUANA CULTIVATION >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE UC DAVIS FINAL DROUGHT REPORT : AUGUST 18, 2015 >
CLICK TO READ PUBLIC POLICY INSTITUTE OF CA 'WHAT IF THE DROUGHT CONTINUES?' ARTICLE >
CLICK TO READ UC DAVIS ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF 2015 DROUGHT >

NACO COUNTY NEWS ALERT
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR APRIL 26, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR APRIL 19, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR APRIL 5, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR MAR 29, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR MAR 22, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR MAR 15, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR FEB 22, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR FEB 12, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR JAN 27, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS ALERT FOR FEB 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS ALERT FOR DECEMBER 11, 2015 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS ALERT FOR OCTOBER 19, 2015 >
COUNTY ECONOMIES: OPPORTUNITIES & CHALLENGES >
CLIMATE ADAPTAION, PARTICIPANT HANDBOOK >
CLICK HERE TO READ CONGRESSIONAL SUPPORT GROWN TO REPEAL 'CADILLAC TAX' >
CLICK HERE TO READ 7 SUPREME COURT RULINGS TO EFFECT COUNTIES >
CLICK HERE TO READ US COURT OF APPEALS DELAYS WOTUS RULING NATIONWIDE >
CLICK HERE TO VIEW CA DROUGHT NUMBERS & STATS SHEET >

CDFW (CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE)
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD AND WATCH A VIDEO OF 'QUESTION THE LEADERS' PANEL DISCUSSION THAT TIM ALPERS ATTENDED AND PARTICIPATED IN THAT TOOK PLACE AT THE RECENT FRED HALL SHOW >
CLICK HERE TO READ DFW NEWS >
CLICK TO READ ABOUT: DROUGHT RELATED ACTIONS TO PRESERVE & PROTECT THE STATE'S FISH & WILDLIFE RESOURCES >

USDA (UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE)
CLICK HERE TO READ THE INFO REGARDING SAGE GROUSE >

DOT (DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION)
CLICK HERE TO READ THE INFO REGARDING A TAX ON THE MILES YOU DRIVE >

USFS (UNITED STATES FOREST SERVICE)
VISIT THE USFS FACEBOOK PAGE FOR LOCAL UP-TO-DATE POSTINGS >
REVISIONS EFFECTING LOCAL LAND ACCESS, OFF-ROAD VEHICLES, ETC. STILL BEING WORKED ON >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE INFO REGARDING PROPOSED CHANGES TO OFF-ROAD VEHICLE TRAIL ACCESS >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE INFO REGARDING REVISED FOREST PLANS OF INYO, SEQUOIA AND SIERRA FORESTS >
SAGE GROUSE ENHANCEMENT INFO >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE INFO REGARDING SUMMER 2015 ROAD CONSTRUCTION ON CONVICT LAKE ROAD >

YOSEMITE GATEWAY PARTNERSHIP NEWS
GLACIER POINT ROAD NOW OPEN: WEATHER PERMITTING >
REMINDER: SPRING 2016 MEETING >
DIRECTOR ELECTION INFO >
NEW CONCESSION CONTRACT BEGINS >
SPRING 2016 MEETING INFO >
SAVE THE DATES >
SPRING 2016 NEWSLETTER >
WINTER NEWSLETTER >
FALL NEWSLETTER >
PARK LAUNCHES 'OPEN THE GAETEWAY TP YOSEMITE' >
CAL FIRE AWARDS FIRE PREVENTION GRANT IN HIGH TREE MORTALITY AREAS >
US FOREST SERVICE SEEKS COMMENTS ON OHV GRANT APPLICATIONS >
KEEP BEARS WILD >
RARE SIERRA NEVADA RED FOX SPOTTED ON YOSEMITE VIDEO. (PSST... ALSO SEEN IN CROWLEY!!) >

BODIE HILLS GAZETTE
CLICK HERE TO VISIT THEIR WEBSITE >

STATE OF CALIFORNIA WATER BOARD
CLICK HERE TO VISIT THEIR WEBSITE >

STATE OF CALIFORNIA SMALL BUSINESS TAX CREDIT
CLICK HERE TO READ THE INFO REGARDING SMALL BUSINESS TAX CREDITS >

SIERRA NEVADA CONSERVANCY
CLICK HERE TO READ THE INFO REGARDING WATERSHED IMPOROVEMENT >

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO REGARDING STREET LIGHT OUTAGES >
CLICK HERE TO READ ENERGY TIPS FOR YOUR HOME AND OFFICE >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO REGARDING VEGETATION MANAGEMENT >

MAMMOTH LAKES POLICE DEPARTMENT
KNOW YOUR LIMIT WORKSHOPS >
CRIME ALERT: SEC PHOME SCAM >
SAFE TRADE INITIATIVE FOR SAFER ONLINE SHOPPING >

MAMMOTH LAKES Hispanic Advisory Committee
LAST MEETING WAS HELD DECEMBER 4_ENGLISH >

FRIENDS OF THE INYO
UPCOMING NEWS AND EVENTS >
FOI NEWS >

CROWLEY LAKE COMMUNITY GARDEN
CLICK TO VIEW THE SPRING CALENDAR >

NATIONAL WOUNDED WARRIOR CENTER
CLICK TO VIEW THEIR EASTER SIERRA MUSIC FESTIVAL BENEFIT CONCERT WEBSITE >