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Week of Monday, August 24, 2015


QUICK NOTES FROM TIM

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS NEWSLETTER
Please click on the link below, to read the entire Newsletter from the Mono County Board of Supervisors.
CLICK HERE TO READ THE JULY 2015 NEWSLETTER >

2015 BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AGENDA DEADLINE SCHEDULE

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE SCHEDULE >

GOVERNOR ISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDER REGARDING DROUGHT, MANDATORY WATER RESTRICTIONS

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE EXECUTIVE ORDER >


Saturday, August 15th: Fire Located in 1 main location


Sunday August 16th: Fire beginning to die down. However 'Spot Fires' also flaring up.

WALKER FIRE INFO
As of Tuesday, August 25 at 5pm: The fire is 3676 acres, and is 87% contained, was of human origin and is under investigation. Anyone who was in the Walker Lake area on August 14, 2015, is asked to call (760) 920-7149 with any information that may pertain to the fire. / The Sierra Front Type 3 Incident Management Team will transfer command back to the Inyo National Forest Wednesday Aug. 26 at 0600. / HWY120 IS NOW OPEN WITHOUT RESTRICTIONS from 395 to Yosemite gate / CODE RED EMERGENCY ALERT NOTICE HAS BEEN LIFTED FOR LEE VINING & LUNE LAKE LOOP (Including Silver Lake, Grant Lake and all surrounding campgrounds) / The campgrounds in Lower Lee Vining Canyon are open including Lower Lee Vining, Moraine, Boulder, and Big Bend Campgrounds. Aspen Grove will remain closed through the week as it is the Command Center until the fire is completely out. / The Upper Lee Vining Campgrounds are re-opened. These include Tioga Lake, Ellery Lake, Junction, Sawmill, and Saddlebag Campgrounds. Tioga Pass Resort and the Saddlebag Lake Resorts are open as well / The Walker Lake Road (1N17), the Parker Lake Rd. (1S25), the Upper Horse Meadows Rd. (1N16), and the Gibbs Road (1N18) remain closed for fire operations and public safety. All of these roads are accessed via the northern end of the June Lake Loop. All spur roads off of these roads are also closed. The trail to Mono Pass (trailhead is at Walker Lake) is closed / Lee Vining remains the staging areas for fire crews, vehicles, helicopters, etc. and should still be avoided please.
CLICK TO READ INFO FROM YOSEMITE GATEWAY PARTNERS RELEASED Tuesday AUG 25 >
CLICK TO READ LIVE INFO FROM INCIWEB >
DRONES SPOTTED FLYING NEAR WALKER FIRE. IF DRONES FLY, WATER RESOURCES CAN'T. DON'T FLY DRONES NEAR ACTIVE WILDFIRES!!! >

VISIT THE YGP (YOSEMITE GATEWAY PARTNERS) NEWSLETTERS & OTHER COUNTY INFO SECTION AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE FOR ADDITIONAL WILDFIRE INFO


ROUND FIRE INFO

ROUND FIRE DESIGNATED A DISASTER AREA. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD THE NECESSARY PAPERWORK >
ROUND FIRE LOANS AVAILABLE. CLICK TO READ THE PAPERWORK >
ROUND FIRE DISASTER ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE. CLICK TO READ THE PAPERWORK >
ROUND FIRE DISASTER LOANS AVAILABLE. CLICK TO READ THE PAPERWORK >
ROUND FIRE DEBRIS CLEAN-UP INFO. CLICK TO READ INFO FROM MONO COUNTY >
LEARN HOW TO RE-SEED NATIVES ON YOUR PROPERTY. CLICK TO READ THE INFO >
ROUND FIRE BAER ASSESMENT REPORT. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD THE 18 PAGE REPORT >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE INFO AND TO ASSIST THOSE EFFECTED BY THE ROUND FIRE >
WHAT TO DO IF YOU KNOW SOMEONE WHO IS SUFFERING >

EMOTIONAL SUPPORT INFO >
ROUND FIRE RECOVERY RESOURCES >
DISASTER RELEIF AID >
DIGITAL 395 PRESS RELEASE >



ARTICLES OF INTEREST

Smoke Advisory for Eastern Sierra: Here is What You Need to Know
August 22, 2015, Mammoth Times
Stage 1 Health Advisory Affected Communities: Owens Valley and Mono County Communities Smoke Source: Multiple fires including Rough Fire Based on air pollution levels at 1:00 PM on August 21, 2015 a Stage 1 Air Pollution Health Advisory (Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups) has been issued for Owens Valley and Mono County communities. Due to elevated particulate pollution levels, children, the elderly, people with heart or lung problems, or people with current illnesses such as the flu, are advised to stay indoors and avoid strenuous outdoor activities in the impacted areas. If you have any questions please call the Great Basin Air Pollution Control District office in Bishop at 760-872-8211.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Police Search for Three Inyo Residents Wanted in Big Pine Stabbing
Aug 21, 2015, Mammoth Times
Last night at approximately 10:40 p.m., Aug. 20 Inyo County Sheriff’s Dispatch received an emergency call requesting an ambulance on Watson Street in Big Pine due to a stabbing.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Shots fired on Highway 127
August 20, 2015, Mammoth Times
The Inyo Country Sheriff's Department is seeking help in locating two individuals who allegedly shot at a motorist on U.S. Highway 127, about three miles north of Shoshone early this morning, Thursday, Aug. 20.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Casino winner robbed at gunpoint in desert
August 20, 2015, Inyo Register
Shortly after 3:30 a.m. this morning, the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office received an emergency call from a man who had been robbed and shot at approximately a half an hour earlier. According to the victim, he was pulled over on the side of Highway 127 about 3-miles north of Shoshone due to a low tire, when a vehicle pulled up next to him and asked if he needed help. After he declined assistance, the suspect pulled a handgun and demanded his money and any other belongings. The victim fled on foot while several shots were fired at him. When he returned to his vehicle all items of value had been stolen, including a camouflage backpack filled with a large quantity of cash that he had recently won at a Nevada casino, as well as a handgun.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Don’t fly drones over fires
August 20, 2015, Mammoth Times
Drones are becoming an increasingly popular recreational activity on forest land and throughout the country. However, drones flying near wildland fires pose a serious and immediate threat to the safety of aircraft crews involved in fire response.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Council whittles PEDC candidates to four
August 21, 2015, Jack Lunch, The Sheet
Bacon “bullet vote” propels Robertson. 
Believe it or not, the last Mammoth Council election, which featured a robust eight candidates in the field, was no fluke.
The Town recently received 11 applications for two open PEDC (Planning and Economic Development Commission) seats due to the resignations of Elizabeth Tenney and Dave Harvey.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Parsing “Martino reality”
August 21, 2015, Submitted by Paul Rudder, The Sheet
In a recent web post, the “Let Mammoth Decide” group (those in favor of Measure Z) slam Colin Fernie, Town Councilman. Colin had the temerity to suggest that voting yes on Measure Z to keep zoning in place and enforce existing rules is unrealistic. God help the man who speaks the truth.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Greg Dallas resigns as COO from Mammoth Mountain
August 21, 2015, Sierra Wave
Rusty Gregory announced this week several significant changes to Mammoth Resorts’ Executive Management Team. Greg Dallas, Chief Operating Officer for Mammoth and June Mountains, announced his resignation and will be leaving the company this fall to pursue other endeavors.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Wild Iris receives $20,000 grant
August 21, 2015, Sierra Wave
San Francisco, CA (August, 14, 2015) – Blue Shield of California Foundation announced a grant of $20,000 to Wild Iris Family Counseling and Crisis Center to strengthen their capacity to provide critical services and shelter for survivors of domestic violence in Inyo and Mono Counties. These core operating funds offer the flexibility to respond to changes and challenges as they arise, so that vital community organizations like Wild Iris can continue to reach many of the most vulnerable Californians.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

The great El Niño of 1997-98, and what it means for the winter to come
August 22, 2015, Rong-Gong Lin II & Christine Mai-Duc, LA Times
It started in October 1997 in Mexico, when a hurricane fueled by El Niño slammed into Acapulco, causing massive flooding and hundreds of deaths.
A few weeks later, rain started hitting Orange County. Then, in December, in the course of just 24 hours, the skies opened up over Orange County in what meteorologists described then as the wettest, most intense single-day deluge in more than a century.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Another 2 or 3 years of drought? Report looks at what it might mean
August 19, 2015, Peter H. King , LA Times
Should the current drought extend for another two or three years, most California cities and much of the state's agriculture would be able to manage, but the toll on small rural communities dependent on well-water and on wetlands and wildlife could be extensive.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

The next drought: Water officials endorse a 'less is more' strategy for the future
August 15, 2015, Peter H. King , LA Times
Glimpses of California's water future:
A sprawl of sewage treatment plants, recharge basins and desalination facilities, stretching out across an industrial backlot near Rancho Cucamonga…
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Newsletter: Water and Power: Are swimming pools the new scapegoat?
August 18, 2015, Alice Walton, LA Times
Your guide to the California drought from the Los Angeles Times.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

California drought: Climate change plays a role, study says. But how big?
August 20, 2015, Louis Sahagun, LA Times
A growing number of scientists have made the claim that climate change is at least partly responsible for California's crippling drought. Now researchers have estimated the extent to which humans are to blame: between 8% and 27.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

The difference between knowing something and seeing something
August 22, 2015, Diana Marcum, LA Times
…The lake is at 33% capacity, and photos of Oroville’s drop have been published for years. But, still, that first glimpse: My eyes traveled from the treeline down-down-down burnt-orange cliffs and finally to the water. The houseboats crowded on the narrowed lake looked like they were cars in a choo-choo train.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

A lake disappears in Orange County
August 22, 2015, Photos Mark Doiron, LA Times
Reader Mark Doiron sends these pictures of Barbara’s Lake in Laguna. He writes: “I was hiking this past weekend in Laguna to Barbara’s lake only to find a puddle remaining. Definitely the lowest I have ever seen in my 18 years living in the area. Hope the rain comes and fills the only natural lake in OC back up again. Thanks for your wonderful coverage of our dry state.”
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

'Godzilla' El Niño: Unbelievable rain for California, dry winter for Midwest
August 21, 2015, Rong-Gong Lin II & Christine Mai-Duc
We’ve heard that a “Godzilla” El Niño could be coming this winter and could help bring some relief from California’s punishing four-year drought.
But what do Godzilla El Niño winters really mean, based on past experience? Let’s take a look.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Heavy Reno haze is worst yet this year
August 21, 2015, Sarah Litz, Reno Gazette-Journal
The haze in Reno is expected to stay, but will clear up during a few brief pockets of time.
Multiple fires burning in the northwest and south of Reno are pushing smoke in to the area from all directions, Marvin Boyd, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service, said.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Pyramid Lake algae blooms early; drought blamed
August 17, 2015, Marcella Corona, Reno Gazette-Journal
An algae invasion at Pyramid Lake sparked worry among visitors, but tribal members say it’s a natural recurrence in the water that bloomed earlier in the year thanks to the drought.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Reno to craft aggressive drought response plan
August 12, 2015, Anjeanette Damon, Reno Gazette-Journal
The Reno City Council voted unanimously to craft an aggressive drought response plan, looking to take on the authority of declaring its own drought condition alerts rather than relying on the Truckee Meadows Water Authority to do it.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Drought, global warming threaten giant sequoias, leaf dieback among worst ever recorded
August 21, 2015, Amy Graff, SF Gate
The giant sequoias of Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks have survived beetle infestations, wildfires and extreme weather. Some of these trees have endured for 2,000 to 3,000 years.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Winemakers surprised as 2014 vineyards thrive in severe drought
August 21, 2015, Luke Sykora, SF Gate
Over the past year, you may have seen some version of the Map: Most of California is covered in a dark-red band indicating a state of “exceptional drought.”
Right in the center of that dark-red “exceptional drought” patch, you’ll find El Dorado County, where vineyards are increasingly making their mark amid the orchards and pine forests of the Sierra foothills. That’s where Steve Edmunds of Berkeley gets the fruit for Heart of Gold, his annual blend of Vermentino and Grenache Blanc.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Study: Global warming has made California’s drought worse
August 20, 2015, Kevin Fagan & Evan Sernoffsky, SF Gate
Human-caused global warming has made California’s four-year drought worse and “substantially increased” the likelihood of extreme dry spells from now on, scientists concluded in one of the most detailed climate-change studies to date.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Feds release extra water to save Klamath salmon from disease
August 20, 2015, Jeff Barnard, SF Gate
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — With water scarce in Northern California's Klamath Basin, a federal agency is again releasing cool, clean water into the Klamath River to prevent a repeat of the 2002 fish kill that left tens of thousands of adult salmon dead.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Swinomish Indian tribe Salmon Harvest – La Connor, Washington
August 20, 2015, Jim Jalliet, SF Gate
The motorhome is parked the Thousand Trails RV Resort located in La Conner, Washington. I’ve been here several times in past years. My membership allows a maximum of a three-week stay, out for one-week and then you can return to the first park. My departure date is September 2nd.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Officials: Salmon caught on Lake Oahe is South Dakota record
August 20, 2015, SF Gate
Wildlife officials in South Dakota have confirmed that a chinook salmon caught on Lake Oahe last week is a state record.
The state's Game, Fish and Parks Department says Highmore angler Gordon Sampson boated the salmon that weighed 24 pounds, 8 ounces. Sampson caught the salmon only after five minutes of fishing Friday.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Muir Woods coho salmon vanish, fanning fears of extinction
November 29, 2014, Peter Flmrite, SF Gate
The cherished coho salmon that historically wriggled their way past beachgoers up Redwood Creek into Muir Woods vanished this year and are now on the verge of extinction, prompting a last-ditch attempt by fisheries biologists to save the genetically unique species.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

First wolf pack in decades spotted in Northern California
August 20, 2015, San Francisco Examiner
California has its first wolf pack since the state’s gray wolf population went extinct in 1924. State and federal authorities announced Thursday that a remote camera captured photos earlier this month of two adults and five pups in southeastern Siskiyou County.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Second case of human plague reported in California
August 18, 2015, San Francisco Examiner
A second person is suspected to have contracted plague after vacationing in Yosemite National Park this summer, California public health officials announced Tuesday.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Agencies Taking Measures to Protect Winter-run Chinook, Preparing to Release Approximately 600,000 Fish
January 26, 2015, DFW News
An increased number of hatchery-reared juvenile winter-run Chinook salmon produced from adults that were collected as a precautionary measure to offset anticipated in-river drought related mortality will likely be released in early February, state and federal officials said. Additional broodstock was collected last year at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (USFWS) Livingston Stone National Fish Hatchery (LSNFH) because this unprecedented drought is severely impacting survival of Sacramento River winter-run Chinook salmon, a state and federally listed endangered species.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Photo Shows Wolf Pups in Northern California
January 20, 2015, DFW News
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has photographic evidence of five gray wolf pups and two adults in Northern California.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

California drought prompting extraordinary measures to protect salmon
October 2, 2014, Matt Weiser, Sacramento Bee
State and federal wildlife officials this month are preparing extraordinary measures to protect Chinook salmon returning to spawn in California’s drought-depleted rivers.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >





NEWSLETTERS & OTHER COUNTY INFO

MONO COUNTY
VISIT THE MONO COUNTY WEB PAGE >
AUTUMN INVITATION: HELP WITH THE MONO COUNTY WEBSITE >
SMOKE & LIGHTNING TO BE BOTHERSOME THIS WEEK. HERE IS HOW TO COPE >;
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 >
MONO COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT EBOLA REDINESS MEMO >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO REGARDING SAFE ONLINE PASSWORD HELP >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO FROM CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION COUNCIL >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO ON HOW TO PUT YOUR BABY TO SLEEP SAFELY >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO ON HOW TO TEST FOR RADON >
MONO COUNTY WINTER FISHING HIGHLIGHTED IN MAGAZINE. CLICK HERE TO READ INFO >
PENSION POACHING SCAM OF SENIORS. CLICK HERE TO READ INFO >

CALTRANS
395 IN LEE VINING CONTRUCTION BEGINS. ROAD CLOSURES UP TO 1 HR 6-7AM >

ESTA (EASTERN SIERRA TRANSIT AUTHORITY)
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 >

FROM SENATOR TOM BERRYHILL, 8TH DISTRICT
CLICK HERE TO READ THE 'BERRYHILL BULLETIN' AUGUST NEWSLETTER >
MAMMOTH HIGH SUPERSTAR HONORED AT THE STATE CAPITOL. CLICK TO READ THE INFO >
CLICK TO READ CURRENT INFO FROM SENATOR BERRYHILL'S OFFICE >

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 >
CLICK HERE TO READ SURVEY INFO REGARDING PAYDAY LENDERS >
CLICK HERE TO THE INFO REGARDING UNCLAIMED PROPERTY SEMINAR >
38TH ANNUAL OFFICER & DIRECTOR COMPENSATION SURVEY>

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
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 >

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 AUGUST 14 BULLETIN >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE AUGUST 7 BULLETIN >
GOVERNOR DIRECTS MANDATORY WATER REDUCTIONS & ISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDER >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE SUMMARY OF THE GOVERNORS BUDGET >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE MAY 2015 REVISION OF THE GOVERNORS BUDGET >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE SUMMARY OF THE PRESIDENTS BUDGET >

RCRC (RURAL COUNTY REPRESENTATIVES OF CALIFORNIA)
ANALYSIS OF GOVERNOR'S REVISED BUDGET & OTHER BUDGETARY ISSUES >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE BARBED WIRE NEWSLETTER AUGUST 21, 2015 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE BARBED WIRE NEWSLETTER AUGUST 14, 2015 >
WATER FACT SHEET >
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 >
2015-2016 STATE BUDGET UPDATE >
CLICK TO SEE THE RCRC MEETING & EVENT SCHEDULE >

NACO COUNTY NEWS ALERT
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS ALERT FOR AUGUST 3, 2015 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS ALERT FOR JULY 13, 2015 >
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 and protect the state’s fish and wildlife resources >

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

USFS (UNITED STATES FOREST SERVICE)
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 >
SOUTH LAKE PARKING LOT AND BOAT LANDING CLOSURE SEPT 8 THRU OCT30 >
FIREWOOD SEASON OPENED MAY 1 >
WHITE MOUNTAIN VISITOR CENTER TEMPORARILY CLOSED FOR RENOVATION >
SAGE GROUSE ENHANCEMENT INFO >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE INFO REGARDING SUMMER 2015 ROAD CONSTRUCTION ON CONVICT LAKE ROAD >

YOSEMITE GATEWAY PARTNERSHIP NEWS
AUG 22 : READ INFO REGARDING CURRENT WILDFIRE INFO >
ROUGH FIRE UPDATE AUG 22 >
READ INFO REGARDING RECENT BEAR ATTACK >
CELEBRATE FOUNDERS DAY ON AUG 25 >
PLAGUE UPDATE: CAMPSITE REOPENS >
CLICK TO DOWNLOAD THE SPRING 2015 NEWSLETTER >
YOSEMITE CREATES $535,379 IN ECONOMIC BENEFITS. CLICK HERE TO READ THE INFO >
RARE SIERRA NEVADA RED FOX SPOTTED ON YOSEMITE VIDEO. (PSST... ALSO SEEN IN CROWLEY) >

MONO COUNTY PROBATION INFO
CLICK HERE TO READ THE INFO >

BODIE HILLS GAZETTE
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWSLETTER >

STATE OF CALIFORNIA WATER BOARD
WATER BOND PROCESS BACKGROUND >
WATER BOND DRAFT PROP 1 CALENDAR >

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 HISPANIC ADVISORY COMMITTEE
NEXT MEETING HELD OCTOBER 17_ENGLISH >