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Week of Monday, February 1, 2016


QUICK NOTES FROM TIM

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING INFO
UPCOMING MEETING AGENDAS
Please click on the link below, to read the Agenda for the Mono County Board of Supervisors meeting to be held, February 2, 2016.
CLICK HERE TO READ MEETING AGENDA >

PAST MEETING MINUTES
Please click on the link below, to read the Minutes for the Mono County Board of Supervisors meeting that was held on, January 19, 2016.
CLICK HERE TO READ 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 >

2015 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

Letters to the Editor
January 29, 2016, Letters To The Editor, The Sheet
Various Letters …
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Kingston Tract takes next step
January 29, 2016, Charles James, The Sheet
Planning Commission approves project’s conditional use permit.
For all the hoopla surrounding Bob Kingston’s proposed 15-home subdivision on the Bishop Nursery site on Home Street, the matter appears largely settled after Tuesday’s Planning Commission meeting, in part because of concessions made by Kingston to address concerns at the Bishop City Council meeting on the January 12. The coup de grâce was an agreement made just hours before the Planning Commission meeting between project opponent Terrance Tye and Kingston.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Kingston Subdivision Tract Map approved by Planning Commission
January 27, 2016, Deb Murphy, Sierra Wave
Bob Kingston’s 15-home subdivision on the Bishop Nursery site on Home Street raised a lot of heat from neighbors on Rome Drive over the last six months. Much of that heat had cooled by the Planning Commission meeting Tuesday evening.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Tourism & Film Commission allocates community funding
January 29, 2016, Rea, The Sheet
The Mono County Economic Development, Tourism, and Film Commission voted on Tuesday, Jan. 26 to fund thirteen different Mono County events with money from the Community Event Marketing Fund.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


A rose by any other name would smell as sweet?
January 29, 2016, Rea, The Sheet
National Park Service plays hardball with Delaware North regarding Yosemite place names.
For approximately six years I worked as a server in the grand dining room of the—which, barring some Hail Mary intervention, will become The Majestic Yosemite Hotel on March 1, 2016 when the concessionaire Aramark takes over park operations from Delaware North Companies, (DNC).
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

More Than Just a Name Change
January 29, 2016, Guest Writer: Marcia Penner Freedman, Sierra News Online
What’s in a name? That which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as sweet
— William Shakespeare

Juliet stands on her balcony speaking into the night. She wants Romeo to deny thy father and replace thy name. She offers to no longer be a Capulet. Juliet is a naïve teenager. She has no grasp on the significance of her name, how it anchors her to her past and to her ancestors. How it informs the present. Tragically she will not live long enough to learn this life lesson and won’t have a chance to renege on her cavalier decision to drop her family name.
The National Park Service (NPS) has made some unfortunate name changes in Yosemite Valley recently, and one wonders whether this was done cavalierly. Those who chose the names are not naïve. They are sophisticated players in a long and complicated story involving the NPS, DNC Parks and Resorts at Yosemite (the outgoing concessionaire for the Park), Yosemite Hospitality, LLC (the incoming concessionaire), contracts, clandestine trademarks, billions of dollars, and, of course, law suits. So you would imagine that they chose the names with care, which is all the more puzzling. While this does not qualify as Shakespearean tragedy, there is some concern when one considers that several of the new names, in effect, obliterate history and distort reality.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Page 2: Whose water is it?
January 29, 2016, Jack Lunch, The Sheet
Documentary raises possibility that Paiute water claims supercede L.A.
It all began with a single line in Marc Reisner’s seminal book about water in the west entitled “Cadillac Desert.”
“The Paiutes showed her [Mary Austin, author of “Land of Little Rain”] what no one else saw—that order and stability are the most transient of states, that there is rarely such a thing as partial defeat.”
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Sally Symons pleads guilty
January 29, 2016, The Sheet
Sally Ann Symons entered a plea of guilty on Monday, January 25 to a felony – misappropriation of government funds. The alleged misappropriation took place between August 2014 and September 2015, while Symons served as the Chief Executive Officer for the Tri-County Fairgrounds.
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High Sierra Energy Foundation awarded grants
January 27, 2016, Sierra Wave
Mammoth Lakes, CA – The High Sierra Energy Foundation is one of a select number of community-based organizations across the state that have been awarded grants to develop and implement energy management outreach, awareness, and educational programs for its local community with an emphasis on reaching diverse and underserved populations.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Northern Inyo Hospital: Gold Seal of Approval, Leadership Academy
January 27, 2016, Sierra Wave
BISHOP, CA – Northern Inyo Healthcare District (NIHD) announced that Northern Inyo Hospital (NIH) has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Hospital Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Whitney Portal Road Reconstruction information
January 27, 2016, Sierra Wave
The Whitney Portal Road Reconstruction is planned for the 2016 season under a funding request from Inyo County. The road will be re-paved and needs significant repairs for safety.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Matt Kingsley to run for second term as Inyo Supervisor
January 26, 2016, Sierra Wave
Matt Kingsley, Continuing to deliver Common Sense Leadership for the 5th District.
I am seeking a second term representing Inyo County’s 5th District. I feel honored and humbled by the support and engagement by the citizens of Inyo County and the 5th District in particular.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


John Peters plans to run for Mono Supervisor
January 26, 2016, Sierra Wave
Living, working and serving the communities in Mono County for the past 17 years has helped prepare me for my next venture in public service. My plan is to run for the District 4 Supervisor seat in Mono County.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


USGS: Truckee River will surge to biggest peak since 2012
January 30, 2016, Ben Spillman, Reno Gazette Journal
The Truckee River, which at times in recent years has resembled little more than a trickle, is surging to its highest peak since 2012 thanks to stormy Sierra Nevada weather.
The National Weather Service forecasted a peak of around 3,000 cubic feet per second Saturday morning in Reno, which would be the strongest flow in more than three years.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Fishing Report for Jan. 28
January 30, 2016, Jim Krajewski, Reno Gazette Journal
Fishing Report:
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


January was deadliest avalanche month since 2008
January 29, 2016, Ben Spillman, Reno Gazette Journal
During a recent backcountry trip in Lassen Volcanic National Park Andy Rathbun and his group saw what most skiers and snowboarders dream about.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Pro skier JT Holmes survives avalanche burial
January 21, 2016, Ben Spillman, Reno Gazette Journal
Holmes says he's still shaken by incident, credits ski partners with saving him
Pro skier JT Holmes says he’s still shaken five days after being buried and going unconscious in an avalanche northwest of Lake Tahoe.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

California almonds, partly blamed for water shortage, now dropping in price
January 30, 2016, Dale Kasler Phillip Reese & Ryan Sabalow, Sacramento Bee
They were blamed for planting too many trees, using too much water and worsening the effects of California’s epic drought. The state’s almond farmers responded by expanding their orchards in a bold wager that the sky-high prices the world was paying for almonds justified both the water use and long-term investment.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Climate change clues found in plants
January 29, 2016, San Francisco Gate
ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) — The National Parks Service is partnering with citizen scientists to track when plant species flower, leaf out or set seed. The way plants grow gives clues to changes in the environment and the impact of climate change.
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California raises 2016 water allocation to 15 percent
January 30, 2016, Dale Kasler, Sacramento Bee
The farmers and cities that rely on the California State Water Project got some slightly encouraging news Tuesday – the state is raising their water allocation to 15 percent of what they requested.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Photos: NASA tracking fiery demon cloud gunning for Milky Way
January 28, 2016, Jake Ellison, SeattlePI.coml
Damn, that was fun headline to write. But, if you think I'm just being silly or trying to push some clickbait on you, check out these photos:
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Uber now available at Reno-Tahoe International Airport
January 21, 2016, Jason Hildago, Reno Gazette Journal
Travelers flying in and out of Reno now have one more transportation option to add to their list. Reno-Tahoe International Airport and Uber announced on Wednesday that popular ridesharing services such as Uber can be used at the airport, further expanding their reach in the area....
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Your next Uber driver might have a criminal record
January 21, 2016, Emily Price, San Francisco Gate
Uber announced an adjustment to its driver-screening requirements last week which now makes it easier for those who have been convicted of nonviolent crimes to become drivers.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Funding For Restoration Of Mariposa Grove Of Giant Sequoias
January 29, 2016, Gina Clugston, Sierra News Online
YOSEMITE — The National Park Service announced $15 million in support of 69 projects in 63 parks, including $1,165,000 for the Restoration of the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias at Yosemite National Park.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

It’s Lady Beetle Season In The Sierra
January 29, 2016, Kellie Flanagan, Sierra News Online
BASS LAKE — “It’s that time of year when the ladybugs are moving on the creeks,” says area resident Paul Adelizi, who took advantage of a break in the rain to observe and photograph what he calls, without exaggeration, “an incredible sight.”
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Life And Death Of A Mountain Lion
January 22, 2016, Kellie Flanagan, Sierra News Online
COARSEGOLD — Not long after sunset on a cold December night, a call was made from Deadwood Lookout to wildlife specialist Randy Partch. “The lion is in the trap,” said the homeowner.
For Partch, a trapper contracted annually by Madera County, this was good news. He’d just set the lion’s trap that morning, after five goats were killed the night before. This wasn’t the first time livestock had been taken around that part of the foothills. Dozens of goats had been attacked over the course of a year, and it was a fact known by locals: an active lion was in the neighborhood. But what, at that time, was known about the lion?
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

More Korean seniors are stepping up to donate their bodies to science
January 31, 2016, Victoria Kim, LA Times
When it seemed her time was near, Hyun Choi summoned her six children to Southern California — four of them from South Korea.
Her last wish, Choi told them as they sat in her Fullerton home, was that she wanted to donate her body to science.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

From west to east, Iowa voters have starkly different realities and fears
January 31, 2016, Chris Megerian & Mark Barabak, LA Times
They met decades ago, when they were first married, and the three sisters-in-law still gather each week at the Dutch Bakery to catch up amid the sweet smell of flour and sugar floating through the air.
Despite the cozy setting here on the state's western edge, they can feel the country beneath their feet slipping away, eroding under the threats of immorality and terrorism.
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Big U.S. banks will be rolling out ATMs that take smartphones, not cards
January 31, 2016, James Rufus Koren, LA Times
To the long list of things you can do with your phone — including watch a movie, buy a latte and hail a ride — prepare to add one more: get cash.
Over the next few months, the nation's three biggest banks will start rolling out ATMs that will let customers withdraw currency using their smartphones instead of debit cards — the latest step toward a future in which phones could replace bank branches and wallets.
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Too poor to retire and too young to die
January 29, 2016, John M. Glionna, LA Times
At the wise age of 79, Dolores Westfall knows food shopping on an empty stomach is a fool’s errand. On her way to the grocery store last May, she pulled into the Town & Country Family Restaurant to take the edge off her appetite.
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How the government is charging Ammon Bundy and his self-styled Oregon militia members
January 31, 2016, Submitted By: Ken White, LA Times
On an icy highway in rural Oregon on Tuesday afternoon, occupier and protest leader Ammon Bundy finally found the government confrontation that some fear he craved. But rather than a perilous frontal assault on the occupied federal building at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, FBI agents and the Oregon State Police opted for a cautious strategy. They stopped two cars of protesters on a remote road heading to a community meeting, arresting five and fatally shooting one. The details of that shooting aren't yet clear. Federal agents arrested two other protesters in the nearly town of Burns, and another surrendered in Arizona.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Federal, State Rules Differ for Junior Hunters
January 29, 2016, CA DFW News
California junior hunters have enjoyed a new benefit that took effect at the beginning of the 2015-16 hunting season. AB 1709, signed by Governor Edmund G. Brown in 2014, amended Fish and Game Code, section 3031, by extending the eligibility period for a junior hunting license by two years. Under the recent change in law, any person who is under 18 years of age on July 1 of the license year qualifies for a junior hunting license, regardless of whether that person applies before or after July 1 of that year. The change allowed for an extension of hunting benefits for junior hunters including reduced fees, exemption from some endorsement requirements and access to special junior hunt opportunities. However, there remain special circumstances and exceptions to the new rule, which are particularly important to understand during waterfowl season.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

California Photographer Named Winner Wildlife Photo Contest
January 27, 2016, CA DFW News
Berkeley resident Jennifer Joynt’s image of an American pika in Yosemite National Park earned the 2015 grand prize in the California Wildlife Photo of the Year contest. The image of the furry, diminutive critter was chosen as the winner of the yearlong contest presented by Outdoor California magazine and California Watchable Wildlife Inc., and sponsored by the Sierra Nevada Conservancy and the State Coastal Conservancy.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Fishing, Hunting Report Card Data for Many Species Due Jan. 31
January 27, 2016, CA DFW News
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) reminds anglers, divers and hunters that Jan. 31, 2016 is the due date for turning in steelhead, sturgeon, abalone and north coast salmon report card data, as well as unfulfilled deer tag report cards (a new requirement for this year).
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

February 2016 California Department of Fish and Wildlife Calendar
January 26, 2016, CA DFW News
February Events:
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

CDFW Using Helicopters to Survey Wildlife in Modoc, Lassen Counties
January 26, 2016, CA DFW News
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has begun conducting a series of deer surveys in northern California this week using a helicopter. The survey work began Monday, Jan. 25 in Modoc County. Unless delayed by weather, surveys for deer will end this week in Modoc County and will resume in late February in Lassen County.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Public Meeting to be Held on Proposed Closure of Part of Sacramento River
January 26, 2016, CA DFW News
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is holding a public meeting to solicit comments on a proposed emergency fishing closure of 5.5 miles of the Sacramento River above the Highway 44 Bridge in Redding to the Keswick Dam. CDFW has determined this closure is necessary to protect endangered winter-run Chinook salmon. The anticipated dates of closure are April 1 through July 31.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >





NEWSLETTERS & OTHER COUNTY INFO

MONO COUNTY
VISIT THE MONO COUNTY WEB PAGE >
JOB BOARD LINKS >
MONO COUNTY & STATE OF CA INFLUENZA FORCAST MAP >
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 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 >

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 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' 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: JAN2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE MONTHLY BULLETIN: DEC2015 >
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 >

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 JAN 29 BULLETIN >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE JAN 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 JANUARY 29, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE BARBED WIRE NEWSLETTER JANUARY 22, 2016 >
RCRC INSTALLS NEW 2016 OFFICERS >
RCRC APPLAUD BOXER & FEINSTEIN FOR PILT SUPPORT >
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 JAN 27, 2016 >
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CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS ALERT FOR NOVEMBER 16, 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 >

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
YGP RECEIVES FUNDING FOR MARIPOSA GROVE >
WINTER NEWSLETTER >
FALL NEWSLETTER >
SHELTON JOHNSONS RECOGNITION >
KEEP BEARS WILD >
EVERY KID IN A PARK PROGRAM >
RARE SIERRA NEVADA RED FOX SPOTTED ON YOSEMITE VIDEO. (PSST... ALSO SEEN IN CROWLEY!!) >

BODIE HILLS GAZETTE
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STATE OF CALIFORNIA WATER BOARD
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STATE OF CALIFORNIA SMALL BUSINESS TAX CREDIT
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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
SAFE TRADE INITIATIVE FOR SAFER ONLINE SHOPPING >

MAMMOTH LAKES Hispanic Advisory Committee
NEXT MEETING HELD DECEMBER 4_ENGLISH >
NEXT MEETING HELD DECEMBER 4_ENGLISH >