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Week of Monday, August 29, 2016


QUICK NOTES FROM TIM

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS NEWSLETTER
JULY 2016 NEWSLETTER >

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING INFO
UPCOMING MEETING AGENDAS
Please click on the link below, to find info for the upcoming Mono County Board of Supervisors meeting being held September 6, 2016.
CLICK HERE TO FIND MEETING AGENDAS >

PAST MEETING MINUTES
Please click on the link below, to see a video of the Mono County Board of Supervisors meeting held on August 23, 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

Mammoth doctor pleads guilty to federal charges
August 18, 2016, Sierra Wave
FRESNO, Calif. — Jonathan Cornelius Bourne, 59, of Mammoth Lakes, pleaded guilty Monday to unauthorized transportation of archeological resources and unauthorized excavation, removal, damage, or defacement of archeological resources, Acting U.S. Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

SWALL CHEATS DISASTER
August 12, 2016, Sarah Rea, The Sheet
Rock Creek Fire causes evacuation, fear of new fire threat
Less than two years after forty Swall Meadows homes were lost in the Round Fire, this weekend’s Rock Creek Fire caused an evacuation of the community once again.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


“City Slickers” comes to the country
August 26, 2016, Sarah Rea, The Sheet
Film featuring celebrated Coach Bob Larsen screens at Minaret Cinemas on Monday
Bob Larsen is a big part of the reason Mammoth residents get to see Olympians speeding past them on running trails, and a film featuring his life and achievements will screen at Minaret Cinemas on Monday, August 29.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

What is LADWP up to?
August 26, 2016, Mike Bodine, The Sheet
Theories abound over potential lease policy changes; lessees are worried
A rumor has been floating in the Owens Valley that Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is making changes to its lease policy that could spell the end of some businesses. However, LADWP has not disclosed any of the changes in the policy … yet. It is still hashing out the details on those leases; first with ranchers before moving onto commercial businesses.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Les Marquis de Sod
August 26, 2016, Sarah Rea, The Sheet
Will Mammoth (finally!) rethink landscaping after drought kills off the sod strips along Main and Old Mammoth?
The brown grass lining Main Street and Old Mammoth Road will eventually become a thing of the past, but nobody’s sure when, and some say it should never have been installed in the first place.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Tustin man dies below rainbow falls
August 26, 2016, Sarah Rea, The Sheet
Ahmad Tamim Najib, 28, was trapped under water.    
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Man dies in San Joaquin River
August 25, 2016, Sierra Wave
On Sunday, August 21, at approximately 4:15 p.m., the Mono County Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding
an adult male who had jumped into the San Joaquin River at Lower Rainbow Falls, which is located in Red’s Meadow
in Madera County.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Bishop Man Wounded After Pointing Gun Toward Police
August 26, 2016, Mammoth Times
A Bishop man has been flown out of the county for medical care after he was shot by a Inyo County Sheriff's deputy early Thursday morning, Aug. 26.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Armed Bishop parolee Bencoma shot by Inyo deputy
August 26, 2016, Sierra Wave
At approximately 3:23AM on August 26, 2016 during routine patrol in the Bishop area, an Inyo County Sheriff’s Deputy was flagged down on Winuba Lane by a female who reported that she was the victim of domestic violence.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Inyo DA, Bishop Paiute Tribe issue statements on shooting
August 26, 2016, Sierra Wave
Earlier today, the Inyo County Sheriff’s Department issued a press release regarding an officer-involved shooting
in the Bishop area.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


New Fire Near Lake Isabella Throws Smoke Into Eastside
August 18, 2016, Mammoth Times
The smoke from a brand new fire near Lake Isabella called the Cedar Fire, located on the Sequoia National Forest, started yesterday (Aug. 17) just west of Lake Isabella and is already sending smoke into the Owens Valley and into the Long Valley area, according to Inyo National Forest officials.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Wilderness Civics Effort for ‘thru-hikers’
August 25, 2016, Sierra Wave
INDEPENDENCE, CA – Every year hundreds of thousands of people embark on extended hiking expeditions; consequently they are often in the wilderness during election season. Long distance hikers, called “thru-hikers”, travel on the popular Appalachian Trail (AT), Continental Divide Trail (CDT) and among Inyo County California treasures’ – the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) and John Muir Trail (JMT).
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Inyo Grand Jury reports on NIH, C.J. Roxane
August 24, 2016, Deb Murphy, Sierra Wave
The Inyo County Grand Jury Report takes aim at both the Northern Inyo Hospital Board of Directors as well as Inyo County and the C.J. Roxane water bottling plant in Cartago, specifically arsenic seeping into the groundwater.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Mono County: Some living in the land of the unconnected
August 23, 2016, Deb Murphy, Sierra Wave
Inyo County has developed a plan for the final mile of Digital 395 in the Obsidian Project, but some areas of Mono County, just 400 feet off a trunk line, are still living in the land of the unconnected.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


INF seeks input on Mammoth Base Land Exchange
August 23, 2016, Sierra Wave
The Inyo National Forest is seeking input for the proposed Mammoth Base Land Exchange.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Notes from Bishop City Council meeting
August 23, 2016, Sierra Wave
Meeting Notes ...
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Bar brawl, stabbing in Bishop
August 23, 2016, Sierra Wave
On August 20, 2016, at approximately 1:18 A.M., officers were dispatched to the 100 block of Main St. on a reported bar fight involving twenty subjects, with one possibly stabbed.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Manzanar, Devils Postpile celebrate 100th anniversary of NPS
August 22, 2016, Sierra Wave
“As the National Park Service celebrates its 100th Anniversary, I think it is critical for us to remember sites like Manzanar that tell the stories of civil rights which are part of the fabric of our American history and are inclusive of all people. It is such an honor to be the steward of this very important story,” Superintendent Bernadette Johnson said.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Sloppy snow removal lands Sierra ski resort in hot water
August 25, 2016, Benjamin Spillman, Reno Gazette Journal
A Lake Tahoe-area ski resort is in hot water with the state after investigators found evidence operators fouled a sensitive creek with asphalt.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Fishing Report for Aug. 25
August 24, 2016, Jim Krajewski, Reno Gazette Journal
The Fishing report…
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Mt. Jefferson hike worth turning your back on Sierra Nevada
August 23, 2016, Ben Spillman, Reno Gazette Journal
At nearly 12,000 feet this remote peak is worth trek to central Nevada.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Snowpack ‘double whammy’ may hit western mountain streams
August 22, 2016, Ben Spillman, Reno Gazette Journal
Research: Changing snowmelt cycles could deprive streams and reservoirs.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Star Guide: Galactic cluster, times 2
August 22, 2016, Tony Berendsen, Reno Gazette Journal
Many years ago while visiting the Museum of Modern Art in San Francisco I went on a docent tour of modern abstract paintings. There was one room dedicated to a single wall-sized painting. It was blue — that’s all, just a blue wall. I had no idea how to appreciate a blue wall. The docent brought to our attention that when walking into the room, the blue wall changed our spatial interpretation of the room size. Such is art.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Yosemite stoke lore: Firefall off Glacier Point enthralled generations
August 25, 2016, Reed Parsell, Sacramento Bee
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK—This prescribed sequence of events would give Smokey Bear heartburn:
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


California’s summer of slime: Algae blooms muck up waterways across state
August 12, 2016, Ryan Sabalow, Sacramento Bee
SAN LUIS RESERVOIR—Surrounded by barren brown hills and cracked, dry clay, San Luis Reservoir was so empty this week that the nearly milelong, meandering path from the old high-water mark to the waterline could have doubled as a set in the post-apocalyptic “Mad Max” film franchise.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Slimy algae blooms foul California's waterways
August 11, 2016, Ryan Sabalow, Sacramento Bee
Video: California waterways are exploding with potentially toxic algae blooms, another fallout
from the prolonged drought.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Water district managers get pay hikes as rates increase, revenue drops
August 6, 2016, Brad Branan, Sacramento Bee
Independent water districts in the Sacramento area have increased pay for general managers by 14 percent over the last five years — a period when most raised customer rates and limited their use of water during the drought.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Destruction from Italy quake a grave warning for California's old brick buildings
August 25, 2016, Rong-Gong Lin II, LA Times
Surveying the devastation of centuries-old villages pummeled by a major earthquake in central Italy this week, it’s easy for Californians to think that the more modern buildings here would better survive the shaking.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Drought and wildfires threaten the endangered mountain yellow-legged frog
August 20, 2016, Louis Sahagun, LA Times
A half-century ago, hundreds of streams cascading down the San Gabriel, San Bernardino and San Jacinto mountains were packed with fist-sized mountain yellow-legged frogs competing for mating rights.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Wildfires Char Over 417,000 Acres In California
August 23, 2016, Gina Clugston, Sierra News Online
CALIFORNIA — Over 10,000 firefighters are battling 6 large wildfires in California. This morning firefighters were able to contain the destructive Blue Cut Fire in San Bernardino County which has been burning since Aug. 12.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Ten Large Wildfires Burning Across California
August 27, 2016, Gina Clugston, Sierra News Online
CALIFORNIA — Over 12,300 firefighters are battling 10 large wildfires in California. Despite mild temperatures yesterday, dry and gusty conditions allowed for two new fires to spread quickly and force evacuations in Butte and Kern counties.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Woman Trapped Overnight After Crash Near Yosemite Has Died
August 24, 2016, Gina Clugston, Sierra News Online
TUOLUMNE COUNTY — A woman involved in an accident that left her and two injured companions alone overnight down an embankment off Highway 120 on Monday evening has passed away, according to the Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


CDFW Now Hiring Law Enforcement Cadets
August 25, 2016, CA DFW News
Do you have what it takes to be a California wildlife officer? The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is currently accepting applications for Fish and Game warden cadet (wildlife officer), with a final filing deadline of Oct. 17, 2016. CDFW is particularly interested in recruiting applicants with a love of the outdoors, a passion for conservation and knowledge of fishing and hunting activities.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Two CDFW Cold Case Poaching Investigations Gain New Interest with the Offer of Substantial Rewards
August 25, 2016, CA DFW News
California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) officers are looking for any information the public may have regarding two unsolved crimes: the unlawful killing of a male bighorn sheep in Siskiyou County, and the unlawful maiming of an adult male deer in Humboldt County.  
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Salmon Fishing on the Klamath River Spit to Close for the Season
August 22, 2016, CA DFW News
Anglers only have a limited time to fish for salmon in a popular Del Norte County spot before it closes for the season.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Second Klamath Salmon Fishing Quota Met; Catch Now Subject to Size Restriction
August 23, 2016, CA DFW News
Salmon anglers have met their quota for salmon in another popular Del Norte County spot for the season, triggering new restrictions on the Klamath River fishery. Monitoring efforts show that anglers below the Highway 96 Bridge in Weitchecpec caught their quota of 555 adult fall-run Chinook, 22 inches or longer, by sundown Tuesday, Aug. 23. After the quota is met, anglers are still able to fish in this area but must release any Chinook longer than 22 inches.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


CDFW Law Enforcement Academy Graduates 23 Cadets, Adding 14 New Wildlife Officers to the Ranks
August 23, 2016, CA DFW News
Twenty-three new law enforcement cadets graduated from the California Wildlife Officer Academy during ceremonies at the Performing Arts Center in Paradise on Aug. 12, 2016. The badge pinning and swearing-in ceremony included 12 sponsored warden cadets and two current peace officers who transferred as laterals from other agencies. These new wildlife officers have a few additional weeks of formal training before setting out on their first patrols with Field Training Officers (FTOs). The other 11 graduates were self-sponsored cadets who paid their way through the academy and are now eligible to apply for a wildlife officer position, or any other California law enforcement position. Three were already hired by the Butte County Sheriff’s Office as deputies.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >







NEWSLETTERS & OTHER COUNTY INFO

MONO COUNTY
MONO COUNTY PROPOSED BUDGET >
MONO GRAM: ZIKA ADVISE >
MONO COUNTY CLUBHOUSE SUMMER CALENDAR >
VISIT THE MONO COUNTY WEB PAGE >
JOB BOARD LINKS >
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 >
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
HEART OF THE HORSE HONORED >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE 'BERRYHILL BULLETIN' AUGUST 2016 NEWSLETTER >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE 'BERRYHILL BULLETIN' JULY 2016 NEWSLETTER >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE 'BERRYHILL BULLETIN' JUNE 2016 NEWSLETTER >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE 'BERRYHILL BULLETIN' MAY 2016 NEWSLETTER >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE 'BERRYHILL BULLETIN' APRIL 2016 NEWSLETTER >
SENATOR BERRYHILL TAPPED FOR PRESTIGIOUS RULES COMMITTEE >
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: AUGUST 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE MONTHLY BULLETIN: JULY 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE MONTHLY BULLETIN: JUNE 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE MONTHLY BULLETIN: MAY 2016 >
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 AUG 25 BULLETIN >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE AUG 18 BULLETIN >
TREE MORTALITY: SEEING IS BELIEVING >
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 AUG 26, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE BARBED WIRE NEWSLETTER AUG 19, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ RCRC URGES GOVERNOR TO SOGN PILT LEGISLATION >
CLICK HERE TO READ OFFICIAL POSSITIONS RCRC IS TAKING ON NOVEMBER BALLOT MEASURES >
CLICK HERE TO READ AB2395 LETTER SENT FROM MONO COUNTY SUPERVISORS >
CLICK HERE TO READ ABOUT CONTROVERSIAL TELECOM BILL BEING HELD IN ASSSEMBLY APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO REGARDING LEGISLATION THREATENING ACCESS TO EMERGENCY SERVICES >
SEPERATE FUNDING NEED FOR FIGHTING WILDFIRES & MANAGING FORESTS >
TO PROSPER, STATE MUST CLOSE THE DIGITAL DIVIDE >
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 NACO COUNTY NEWS FOR AUG 8, 2016 >
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CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR MAY 10, 2016 >
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CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR APRIL 5, 2016 >
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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 >

DFW
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD BACKCOUNTRY FISHING GUIDE & FISH IN VARIOUS BACKCOUNTRY LAKES (45M) AS WELL AS OTHER VARIOUS 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 >

YOSEMITE GATEWAY PARTNERSHIP NEWS
YGP TO CONDUCT WORKSHOPS & WEBINARS >
QUARTERLY SUMMER MEETING REMINDER >
TIOGA PASS NOW OPEN!! >
NEW CONCESSION CONTRACT BEGINS >
SUMMER 2016 NEWSLETTER >
SPRING 2016 NEWSLETTER >
WINTER 2015 NEWSLETTER >
FALL 2015 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
DOG LICENSING CLINIC >
CRIME ALERT: SEC PHONE SCAM >
SAFE TRADE INITIATIVE FOR SAFER ONLINE SHOPPING >

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

FRIENDS OF THE INYO
INYO NAT'L FOREST MANAGEMENT PLAN >
UPCOMING NEWS AND EVENTS >
HELP CARE FOR THE JOHN MUIR WILDERNESS >
EASTERN SIERRA COLLABORATIVE PUBLIC MEETINGS BEING HELD THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER. HERE ARE THE DATES >

CROWLEY LAKE COMMUNITY GARDEN & COMMUNITY CENTER
CLICK TO VIEW THE CALENDAR >

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