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Week of Monday, October 31, 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 upcoming Mono County Board of Supervisors meetings.
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 October 18, 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 >





ARTICLES OF INTEREST

More flights for rich people
October 21, 2016, Sarah Rea, The Sheet
As of the end of September, Commercial Air Traffic at Mammoth Yosemite Airport is down 30 percent from the same date in 2013. A lot could happen in the next three months to change that, but our current 18,419 enplanements is the least commercial air traffic the airport has seen since its opening year in 2010.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

The Road to Nowhere
October 28, 2016, Abigael Gailes, The Sheet
Tioga Lodge removes trees, and a road appears on state land.
Last week, several Lee Vining locals observed an excavator building a road from the Tioga Lodge property, through the Mono Lake South Tufa State Reserve, to the shoreline of Mono Lake.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Inyo Supervisors discuss short-term rentals
October 27, 2016, Deb Murphy, Sierra Wave
Mammoth Lakes dealt with short-term rentals with Measure Z last year, maintaining a status quo where zoning determined where homes could be rented out to tourists. Now the issue has popped up in Inyo as a result of complaints, particularly in Aspendell, of short-term renters mucking up the community ethos.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Planning Director Josh Hart leaving Inyo post
October 27, 2016, Sierra Wave
Inyo County’s loss will soon be the educational field’s gain as Planning Director Josh Hart leaves his post to pursue a career in teaching.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Inyo National Forest celebrating Preservation Act
October 27, 2016, Sierra Wave
The Inyo National Forest, through National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) funding, has developed a series of posters that celebrate achievements of the forest’s heritage program over the past 50 years. This collaborative effort celebrates the unique local historic and archeological resources of the Eastern Sierra.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Harvest Hoedown fundraiser for Eastern Sierra Music Festival
October 27, 2016, Sierra Wave
Eastern Sierra Music Festival (ESMF) is planning to announce the headliners for its summer concerts during its upcoming Harvest Hoedown fundraiser, Saturday, Nov. 12th at Hidden Creeks Ranch in Bishop.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


LADWP leases – story and letter from Inyo County
October 27, 2016, Deb Murphy, Sierra Wave
Remember that Strother Martin quote from “Cool Hand Luke:” “What we got here is failure to communicate.” That pretty much defines Tuesday afternoon’s Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Board of Commissioners meeting.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Tioga Pass Road, Glacier Point Road to Close Saturday Afternoon
October 27, 2016, Mammoth Times
With several major storms expected in the Yosemite Area this weekend, Yosemite National Park is closing Tioga Road at 3 p.m. and Glacier Point Road at 5 p.m., on Saturday, Oct. 29.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


With over a foot of snow expected, Yosemite shuts Tioga Road
October 26, 2016, Kristin Hanes, San Francisco Gate
Tioga Road, which passes through the upper elevations of Yosemite to the north, is already wet and slippery with ice. With another 18 inches of snow expected to blanket the area this weekend, park officials decided to shut that road down.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Talk on Record Summer Visitor Numbers
October 24, 2016, Mammoth Times
This year, Mammoth Lakes and Mono County saw record visitation well into the traditionally slower fall season. Hotels, restaurants, trailhead parking lots and trash cans were full. Increased revenue for local businesses and government is welcome, but crowded trails, litter and crumbling infrastructure on public lands has some locals asking when enough is enough, or too much?
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Mammoth Times Events
October 21, 2016, Mammoth Times
Events Around Town ...
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Joe Biden in Reno: Follow along live
October 29, 2016, Reno Gazette Journal
Vice President Joe Biden is in Reno today to stump for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Democratic Senate hopeful Catherine Cortez Masto. The rally is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. at Wooster High School. Follow along live with RGJ political reporter Seth A. Richardson as he live-tweets the event.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


BLM to remove 1,100 wild horses from sage grouse habitat
October 28, 2016, API & Reno Gazette Journal
ELKO — The Bureau of Land Management is planning to remove 1,100 wild horses from a part of northern Nevada that also contains sage grouse habitat.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Comical Photos From Superstores
MAY 8, 2015, API & Reno Gazette Journal
HAHAHAHAHAHA. Our fellow Americans at their ‘finest.’ Actual photos taken from Superstores from around the
great US of A. View at your own discretion.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Bird of the Month: Common raven
October 26, 2016, Carmel Ruiz–Hilton, Reno Gazette Journal
Common ravens are entirely black, right down to the legs, eyes and beak. Not just large but massive, with a thick neck, shaggy throat feathers, and a bowie knife of a beak. In flight, ravens have long, wedge-shaped tails. They're more slender than crows, with longer, narrower wings, and longer, thinner “fingers” at the wingtips.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


‘Grandmother of Nevada wilderness’ had poise, tenacity
October 27, 2016, Benjamin Spillman, Reno Gazette Journal
For more than 50 years Marge Sill was a leading voice for Nevada wilderness.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Off Beat Music Festival aims to turn Reno into 'next Austin'
October 29, 2016, Jenny Kane, Reno Gazette Journal
Reno has the potential to become the next Austin.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Sacramento eyes third-wettest October on record; snow to fall in Sierra
October 29, 2016, Ryan Lillis, Sacramento Bee
A wild weather day is headed to Sacramento and the Sierra on Sunday.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Where is the NRA while California moves toward ammunition control?
October 29, 2016, Alexei Koseff, Sacramento Bee
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom has his eye on an enemy this election cycle: the National Rifle Association.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


The official California Voter Guide: Longer than 'Grapes of Wrath,' shorter than 'Moby Dick'
October 29, 2016, Phillip Resse, Sacramento Bee
Have you read your official California Voter Information Guide yet? You should probably get started:
It's going to take awhile.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Pot ballot drives put medical, recreational users at odds
October 29, 2016, Patrick Whittle, Sacramento Bee
A handful of recreational marijuana legalization drives has the medical pot industry bracing for something it never expected to deal with: competition.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Is Sacramento slacking when it comes to saving water?
October 26, 2016, Dale Kasler, Sacramento Bee
Sacramentans are still saving water, but their conservation efforts have slipped compared with a year ago, suggesting that the relaxation of statewide drought mandates is prompting more consumption.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


The value of Central Valley farmland is falling. Here’s why.
October 26, 2016, Dale Kasler, Sacramento Bee
Farmland values are tumbling in California’s Central Valley, reflecting a drop in key commodity prices as well as concerns over water shortages and the state’s enduring drought.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


California drought worries rise as La Niña reemerges in forecast
October 27, 2016, Peter Fimrite, San Francisco Gate
As the days darken, all eyes are on the Sierra Nevada, then the sky, with a glance back at the mountains,
to the Internet for forecast information, over to the thermometer — all in a fidgety search for a sign, any sign,
that this winter will be wet.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Tahoe ski resorts abandon Halloween opening amid wait for snow
October 29, 2016, Michael Bodley, San Francisco Gate
A series of storms that began moving into Northern California on Friday weren’t expected to bring much long-awaited snow to the ski resorts around Lake Tahoe, including one that abandoned plans to open on Halloween.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


'Rare' and 'unusual' bacteria discovered on Muni by SFSU researchers
October 28, 2016, Alyssa Pereira, San Francisco Gate
In 2011, Darleen Franklin, a biology researcher at San Francisco State University, was commissioned by The Bay Citizen to take samples of whatever was hiding in the then-plush BART seats. The findings were frightening, and likely contributed to BART's eventual decision to replace the seats with an easier to clean vinyl covering.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Electric-car maker Tesla plans to sell solar roof tiles too
October 29, 2016, Dee-ann Durbin, San Francisco Gate
Further broadening its reach beyond electric cars, Tesla Motors says it's going to sell solar roof tiles that are customizable and meant to look like a traditional roof. The energy-generating tiles would be a joint product with SolarCity, although the two companies have yet to complete a proposed merger.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Early snow sparks rare chance for freelance skiers
October 19, 2016, Tom Stienstra, San Francisco Gate
Wildcat skiers are getting their first taste of winter high on Mount Shasta in the north state, while Mammoth Mountain announced it would open for the season on Nov. 10.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


S.F.’s McCormick, 12, wins world fly casting title
August 19, 2016, Tom Stienstra, San Francisco Gate
Maxine McCormick, San Francisco’s 12-year-old fly-casting prodigy, became the youngest gold medal winner at a world-class sporting event in history Friday. She tied her coach, Chris Korich of Oakland, for the gold and they became dual world champions at the World Championships of Fly Casting in Estonia.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


In Yosemite, endangered yellow-legged frogs are making a comeback
October, 28, 2016, Louis Sanghagun, LA Times
In the 1950s, California wildlife authorities used to fly over remote lakes and creeks in Yosemite National Park and deliver precious cargo: hatchery-raised trout.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Now two of Channel Island National Park's five islands are temporarily closed to visitors
October, 29, 2016, Mary Forgione, LA Times
Santa Rosa Island, part of Channel Islands National Park, is temporarily closed to visitors while park and law enforcement officials search for drug smugglers. It’s the second island to be put off-limits this year.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


2016 General Pheasant Hunting Opener Nears
October, 25, 2016, CA DFW News
The second weekend of November brings a popular tradition for many families in California – the opening of pheasant season. Although the overall wild pheasant population has been decreasing in recent years and the number of shoot days has been reduced on some wildlife areas, opportunities are still available on state-managed lands.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Grand Opening of San Joaquin River Parkway Trail in Fresno County
October, 26, 2016, CA DFW News
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) and partners are pleased to announce the opening of a new link of the San Joaquin River ParkwThe California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is now accepting applications for apprentice pheasant hunts in 17 counties throughout the state.ay Trail, part of the Friant Interactive Nature Site (FINS), and new outdoor educational facilities at the San Joaquin Fish Hatchery. The trail stretches nearly a mile from the community of Friant to Lost Lake Recreation Area in Fresno County.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Fall Apprentice Pheasant Hunts Announced
October, 26, 2016, CA DFW News
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is now accepting applications for apprentice pheasant hunts in 17 counties throughout the state.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Public Invited To Yosemite Wilderness Science Forum
October, 25, 2016, Gina Clugston, Sierra News Online
YOSEMITE — Yosemite National Park invites the public to participate in an event on Wednesday, Nov. 2, to learn about scientific findings related to wilderness use and planning.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >






NEWSLETTERS & OTHER COUNTY INFO

MONO COUNTY
VISIT THE MONO COUNTY WEB PAGE >
MONO COUNTY ADOPTED BUDGET >
FLU CLININC SCHEDULE >
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 >
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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' NOVEMBER 2016 NEWSLETTER >
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 >
HEART OF THE HORSE HONORED >
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: OCTOBER 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE MONTHLY BULLETIN: SEPTEMBER 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE MONTHLY BULLETIN: AUGUST 2016 >
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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
MAKING YOUR HOME SAFE IN A FIRE CAMPAIGN >
CLICK HERE TO READ HOW TO PREPARE YOUR HOME TO SURVIVE A WILDLAND FIRE >
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A 21 WEEK CHECKLIST TO BE PREPARED FOR A NATURAL DISASTER >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE FLYER IN SPANISH >
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CSAC (CALIFORNIA STATE ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES)
CLICK HERE TO READ THE OCT 27 BULLETIN >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE OCT 20 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 OCT 28, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE BARBED WIRE NEWSLETTER OCT 21, 2016 >
RCRC APPLAUDS FEINSTEIN FOR WILDLIFE FUNDING REQUEST. CLICK TO READ >
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 >
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 FINANCE REPORT FOR OCT 7, 2016 >
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CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS ALERT FOR FEB 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS ALERT FOR DECEMBER 11, 2015 >
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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
YOSEMITE SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH 3 NEW INTERNATIONAL SISTER PARKS >
REGISTER FOR THE FALL PARTNERS MEETING >
CLICK FOR PARTNERS FALL MEETING INFO >
FALL 2016 NEWSLETTER >
ACKERSON MEADOW GIFTED TO YGP >
DAY USE PARKING LOT CLOSES SEPT 5 THRU WINTER >
YGP LAUNCHES 2ND YEAR OF EVERY KID IN PARK PASS >
NEW CONCESSION CONTRACT BEGINS >
SUMMER 2016 NEWSLETTER >
SPRING 2016 NEWSLETTER >
WINTER 2015 NEWSLETTER >
FALL 2015 NEWSLETTER >
PARK LAUNCHES 'OPEN THE GATEWAY TO 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
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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 >

MONO COUNTY SHERRIFF'S DEPARTMENT
INFO ON BOAT SINKING AND DROWNING AT JUNE LAKE >

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
UPCOMING EVENTS >
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 FALL CALENDAR >