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Week of Monday, October 26, 2015


QUICK NOTES FROM TIM

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS NEWSLETTER
Please click on the link below, to read the Agenda for last week's Mono County Board of Supervisors meeting held October 20th.
CLICK HERE TO READ THE OCTOBER 20TH MEETING AGENDA >

2015 BOARD OF SUPERVISORS COUNTY PAGE & AGENDAS

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS COUNTY PAGE >
CLICK HERE TO SEE THE AGENDA DEADLINE SCHEDULE >
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD FUTURE AGENDAS AND DOWNLOAD PAST MEETING NOTES >

GOVERNOR ISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDER REGARDING DROUGHT, MANDATORY WATER RESTRICTIONS

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE EXECUTIVE ORDER >


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 >
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 >



ARTICLES OF INTEREST

MUF approved by 3-2 vote
October 23, 2015, Sarah Rea, The Sheet
In a split vote on Wednesday, Oct. 21, Mammoth Town Council approved the motion to move forward with the Multi-Use Facility Task Force’s recommendation to build a facility at Mammoth Creek Park West.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Land Conservation Fund also in drought
October 23, 2015, Mike Bodine, The Sheet
The federal government has let the clock run out on the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), also known as America’s Best Park Program.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Ill-conceived initiative
October 23, 2015, Submitted by Howard Fields, The Sheet
In 2002, I purchased a condominium in Mammoth Lakes to be my second home to enjoy throughout the year with my family.  I had no intentions of renting it.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


The west is the best
October 23, 2015, Submitted by Dan O’Connell, The Sheet
Some time ago, I wrote a lengthy letter to the Sheet in favor of Mammoth Creek West Park as a new location for the ice rink. Each site has its pros and cons. Everything and every location has been pretty much analyzed and vetted, and Mammoth Creek Park West remains the best, most viable option for a permanent and covered outdoor ice rink and multi-use facility.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Negligence of basic duty
October 23, 2015, Submitted by Maria Sandoval, The Sheet
I want to once again express opposition to the Hockey Rink being built at MCPW.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Kruse dies in bike accident
October 23, 2015, Sarah Rea, The Sheet
Mammoth resident Kurt Kruse died in a dirt bike accident on Friday, October 16. He was 59.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Bourne contract renewed
October 23, 2015, The Sheet
In a brief Open Session of the Southern Mono Healthcare District Board, members on Wednesday, Oct. 21 approved a renewed contract for Dr. Jonathan Bourne, an anesthesiologist who was recently indicted on 21 felony counts related to his collection of native artifacts on public land.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


It does happen here …
October 23, 2015, Mike Bodine, The Sheet
October is Domestic Violence Awareness month.
The Eastern Sierra is a long drive from the hustle and bustle of the big city, the crime and blight of urban areas, but not immune from it. Wild Iris Family Counseling and Crisis Center serving both Inyo and Mono counties explains on its website that one of the most frequently asked questions is if domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse happens here in “Vacationland.”
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Tribe, County struggle to agree on what “consultation” means
October 23, 2015, Charles James, The Sheet
Tribal preservationist officers and county elected officials found out again at the second workshop held at the Inyo County Board of Supervisors on Tribal consultation that they have very different ideas on what the word “consultation” means.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

When it rains … it floods
October 23, 2015, Mike Bodine, The Sheet
Local emergency declared for Chalfant.
Measurable precipitation fell for the first time in months in the Owens Valley last weekend and with it came flooding … can’t win for losing.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Town builds parking!
October 23, 2015, Sarah Rea, The Sheet
Town of Mammoth Lakes and Forest Service staff joined together on Wednesday, Oct. 21 for a ceremonial ribbon cutting at the newly-paved parking lot in front of the town propane tanks on Sherwin Creek Road.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Former Fair CEO accused of embezzlement
October 22, 2015, Mammoth Times
Former Tri-County Fair CEO Sally Symons, 46, of Bishop, has been accused of embezzlement of funds from the fairgrounds.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Rep. Paul Cook’s staff in Mammoth, Bishop on Friday
October 22, 2015, Sierra Wave
Rep. Paul Cook (R- Apple Valley) announced that his office will conduct mobile office hours in Inyo County on Friday October 23, 2015.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Forest Service planning prescribed fire projects
October 21, 2015, Sierra Wave
The Mammoth and Mono Lake Ranger Districts of the Inyo National Forest are planning to implement several prescribed fire projects for habitat improvement and hazardous fuels reduction in the upcoming fall and winter months.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Update from Inyo Board of Supervisors
October 21, 2015, Deb Murphy, Sierra Wave
For the second time in as many months, the Inyo County Board of Supervisors and area Tribal leaders made little progress in developing a protocol for consultation on issues impacting county reservations.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Interim funding cycle for Mammoth Lakes Recreation
October 21, 2015, Sierra Wave
Mammoth Lakes Recreation (MLR) announces an interim funding cycle for awarding funding from Measure R and Measure U for 2016 special events and event programming.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

‘Wild Spirits’ fundraiser for Eastern Sierra Wildlife Care
October 20, 2015, Sierra Wave
Mark your calendar for Eastern Sierra Wildlife Care’s Tenth Annual Wild Spirits fundraising event on Sunday, October 25th from 6-8 PM at Mountain Light Gallery. Join ESWC—the people who rescue, rehab and release injured wildlife—in celebrating over a decade of giving wildlife a second chance. You can also be a Wild Spirits sponsor or donate an item for the silent auction. Call ESWC for information.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Big Pine honors State reps Ben Truelsen, Kaylee Simpson
October 18, 2015, Sierra Wave
The American Legion and Auxiliary Post 457 and the Big Pine Civic Club hosted a celebration of their 2015 Boys and Girls State Representatives on Monday, October 12, 2015.   Ben Truelsen and Kaylee Simpson, the 2015 Boys and Girls State representatives from Big Pine High School shared with community members what the experience meant to them, as well as what they learned at the program.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Marshall Rudolph voted as new Inyo County Counsel
October 18, 2015, Sierra Wave
Independence – The Inyo County Board of Supervisors announced that Marshall Rudolph will be appointed as Inyo County Counsel upon the retirement of the current County Counsel, Marge Kemp-Williams.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Why did Hurricane Patricia become a monster so quickly?
October 18, 2015, Seth Borenstein, Sacramento Bee
Hurricane Patricia zoomed from tropical storm to record-beater in 30 hours flat like a jet-fueled sports car.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Landscape shifts: Democrats could take control of Senate
October 18, 2015, David Lightman, Sacramento Bee
Washington—There’s another pivotal election next year besides the White House. The Senate is up for grabs, and the landscape a year out suggests the Democrats could win control away from the Republicans.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

California school reform is at a key moment for success
October 18, 2015, Ted Lampert, Sacramento Bee
California must finish what it started around a series of reforms to our public education system over the past five years.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Dan Walters: A new law stops gold dredging
October 18, 2015, Dan Walters, Sacramento Bee
California is what it is – a diverse and economically and culturally potent society – largely because gold was discovered in the American River in 1848.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

How Exxon went from leader to skeptic on climate change research
October 23, 2015, Katie Jennings, Dino Grandoni & Susanne Rust, LA Times
Throughout much of the 1980s, Exxon earned a public reputation as a pioneer in climate change research. It sponsored workshops, funded academic research and conducted its own high-tech experiments exploring the science behind global warming.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Maybe there won't be an interest rate hike this year after all
October 23, 2015, Michael Hiltzik, LA Times
The economic talk in the popular media is still all about the Federal Reserve and the will-they-or-won't-they decision to raise short-term interest rates.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Why a 99.9% earthquake prediction is 100% controversial
October 23, 2015, Rong-Gong Lin II, LA Times
The magnitude 5.1 La Habra earthquake last year was the biggest temblor to strike the metro L.A. area since 2008. Now, a scientific fight has broken out over how soon another similar earthquake could strike.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Here's why these 8 national parks are Instagram stars -- and why Yosemite isn't
October 23, 2015, Mary Forgione, LA Times
In California, it's Disneyland. In Nevada? Vegas Strip. But in many states, the most Instagrammed places are national parks. And they are stunners.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Obamacare: 36% of California's uninsured don't know the feds can help pay their premiums
October 23, 2015, Chad Terhune, LA Times
Heading into Obamacare's third open enrollment starting Nov. 1, uninsured Californians know more about the stick of federal tax penalties than the carrot of premium subsidies.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

FEMA urges Californians to buy flood insurance before El Nino
October 23, 2015, Monte Morin, LA Times
With drenching El Niño rains anticipated to begin more than a month from now, the Federal Emergency Management Agency is urging Californians to buy flood insurance, even if they live in areas of low to moderate risk.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

X-ray technology reveals California's forests are in for a radical transformation
October 23, 2015, Thomas Curwen, LA Times
Biologist Greg Asner first heard the numbers in April, but they did little to prepare him for what he saw.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Newsletter: Water and Power: Customers pay for saving water
October 23, 2015, Alice Walton, LA Times
Your guide to the California drought from the Los Angeles Times.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

28 things to do to prepare for El Niño rains this season
October 23, 2015, Carol Crotta, LA Times
If El Nino rainfall predictions are correct, this fall and winter could be the answer to drought-relief prayers. As with everything in life, however, be careful what you wish for. While there is a chance precipitation will be only moderate, there is also the possibility of powerful, drenching rainstorms that can quickly create trouble on many fronts. It's time to get your head in the game. Preparing your house, your yard, your car and your insurance — now — can be the best hedge against an unpredictable season. Here are 28 tasks to consider to better position yourself against whatever challenges El Niño throws your way.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

How California’s drought is affecting Berkeley
October 22, 2015, Mary Flaherty, San Francisco Gate
The brown lawns are the least of it. The effects of the California drought go deeper than the roots of the grass and will continue even after lawns turn green again.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Two California wildfires cause nearly $2 billion in damage
October 15, 2015, San Francisco Examiner
Two massive wildfires that burned up parts of Northern California, killing six people and forcing the evacuation of thousands of people, did nearly $2 billion in damage, according to a global insurance company.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Lt. Gov. Newsom announces 2016 ballot initiative to curb gun violence, strengthen gun laws
October 15, 2015, San Francisco Examiner
California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a 2016 ballot initiative today that would require background checks for ammunition sales, prohibit possession of large-capacity magazines and close various loopholes in California gun laws, thereby curbing gun violence.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Prescribed Fire Planned in Yosemite National Park
October 23, 2015, Gina Clugston, Sierra News Online
Yosemite National Park Fire Managers are planning a prescribed fire in Yosemite National Park on or before Wednesday, Oct. 28, weather and conditions permitting.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Sierra National Forest Lifts Campfire Restrictions
October 20, 2015, Gina Clugston, Sierra News Online
Due to favorable weather conditions the Sierra National Forest has terminated Forest Order No 05-15-06, dated June 30, 2015 which eliminated campfires.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Leaf Peeping on the East Side: Convict Lake, June Lake Loop, Lundy Canyon
October 18, 2015, Candace Gregory, Sierra News Online
I could hear the east side of the Sierra calling me. I had been hearing some great reports of those aspens turning their orange-reddish colors in some spots and wow, were those reports right!
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Have A Voice In How Federal Dollars Are Spent
October 20, 2015, Gina Clugston, Sierra News Online
CLOVIS – The Fresno County and Madera County Resource Advisory Committees (RAC) are seeking applications from interested citizens who would like to join a committee to provide guidance for federal dollars to be used in each of the two counties.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Outdoors industry muscles into politics of public land
October 23, 2015, Benjamin Spillman, Reno Gazette-Journal
The backcountry can be a great place to escape – except when it comes to politics.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Ask the RGJ: Drought increasing coyote, bear issues?
October 22, 2015, Mark Robison, Reno Gazette-Journal
This week’s question is whether data backs up claims that the drought is pushing coyotes and bears into more interactions with humans.
Short answer: Yes with bears, maybe not with coyotes. CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

CDFW Offers Wilderness First Aid Clinic in Yolo County
October 22, 2015, DFW
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (CDFW) Advanced Hunter Education Program will offer a wilderness first aid clinic on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015 at the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area in Davis.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Wildlife Conservation Board Director Honored for His Work
October 21, 2015, DFW
John Donnelly, executive director of the California Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB), recently received the Rangeland Conservation Impact Award from the California Rangeland Trust. The WCB authorizes and allocates voter-approved funds for the purchase of land and waters suitable for recreation purposes and the preservation, protection and restoration of wildlife habitat.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

CDFW Monitoring Deer Mortalities Throughout State
October 20, 2015, DFW
Over the last two years, CDFW’s Wildlife Investigations Lab (WIL) has received more than 50 reports of sick or dead deer in urbanized areas from Siskiyou County to Fresno County.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >





NEWSLETTERS & OTHER COUNTY INFO

MONO COUNTY
VISIT THE MONO COUNTY WEB PAGE >
FALL COLORS BROCHURE >
JOB BOARD LINKS >
RFP: FOR THE COMMUNITY RECIDIVISM & CRIME REDUCTION PROGRAM
IRS OFFERS EMPLOYER HEALTH CARE SERIES >
FREE WORKFORCE EDUCATION TRAINING PROGRAM >
EMPLOYMENT SERVICES >
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 A NOTE FROM THE SENATOR REGARDING SEPTEMBER 11TH — 'WE WILL NEVER FORGET' >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE 'BERRYHILL BULLETIN' SEPTEMBER 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 >
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 OCTOBER 23 BULLETIN >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE OCTOBER 16 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)
ANALYSIS OF GOVERNOR'S REVISED BUDGET & OTHER BUDGETARY ISSUES >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE BARBED WIRE NEWSLETTER OCTOBER 23, 2015 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE OCTOBER 16 BULLETIN >
CA RURAL COUNTIES UNITE IN URGING CONGRESS TO FUND PILT >
WATER FACT SHEET >
CLICK TO READ RURAL LEADER TESTIFY TO EFFECTS OF MARIJUANA CULTIVATION ON CA H20 QUALITY>
CLICK TO READ RURAL CA LEADERS RAISE 25K FOR SIERR COUNTY CHARITIES>
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 >
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 OCTOBER 5, 2015 >
CLICK HERE TO READ BEHAVIORAL HEALTH MATTERS >
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 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)
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 >
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
FALL NEWSLETTER >
LAST CHANCE TO SIGN UP FOR FALL MEETING >
125th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION >
ROUGH FIRE UPDATE OCT 2ND >
READ INFO REGARDING RECENT BEAR ATTACK >
PLAGUE UPDATE: CAMPSITE REOPENS >
RARE SIERRA NEVADA RED FOX SPOTTED ON YOSEMITE VIDEO. (PSST... ALSO SEEN IN CROWLEY) >
VOLUNTEER AWARDS GIVEN >

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 >