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Week of Monday, September 21, 2015


QUICK NOTES FROM TIM

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

2015 BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AGENDA DEADLINE SCHEDULE

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE SCHEDULE >

GOVERNOR ISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDER REGARDING DROUGHT, MANDATORY WATER RESTRICTIONS

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE EXECUTIVE ORDER >


ROUGH FIRE INFO
ROUGH FIRE INFO FROM YOSEMITE GATEWAY PARTNERS, SEPT 20TH >
CLICK TO READ UP-TO-DATE INCIWEB INFO >
CLICK TO SEE UP-TO-DATE AIR QUALITY SATELLITE INFO MAP >

WALKER FIRE INFO
As of Friday, September 4, 2015, The fire is 3676 acres, and is 100% contained. The fire was of human origin and is under investigation. Anyone who was in the Walker Lake area on August 14, 2015, is asked to call (760) 920-7149 with any information that may pertain to the fire. All fire evacuations have been cancelled/lifted and all roads and campgrounds are reopened. There has been significant burn and scarring damage to the Walker Lake region. Please use caution when visiting these burn areas.
CLICK TO READ INFO FROM YOSEMITE GATEWAY PARTNERS RELEASED FRIDAY AUG 28 >
VISIT THE YGP (YOSEMITE GATEWAY PARTNERS) NEWSLETTERS & OTHER COUNTY INFO SECTION AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE FOR ADDITIONAL WILDFIRE INFO


ROUND FIRE INFO

ROUND FIRE DESIGNATED A DISASTER AREA. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD THE NECESSARY PAPERWORK >
ROUND FIRE LOANS AVAILABLE. CLICK TO READ THE PAPERWORK >
ROUND FIRE DISASTER ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE. CLICK TO READ THE PAPERWORK >
ROUND FIRE DISASTER LOANS AVAILABLE. CLICK TO READ THE PAPERWORK >
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

Rough Fire at 67 Percent Contained; Smoke to Decrease
September 17, 2015, Mammoth Times
Rough Fire is now at about 67 percent containment, and the prognosis is good for significantly less smoke for the remainder of the week, according to to Forest Service sources.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Stage 1 Health Advisory
September 4, 2015, Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District
Based on air pollution levels at 5:00 AM on September 4, 2015 a Stage 1 Air Pollution Health Advisory has been issued for Mono County communities. Due to elevated particulate pollution levels, children, the elderly, people with heart or lung problems, or people with current illnesses such as the flu, are advised to stay indoors and avoid strenuous outdoor activities in the impacted areas.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


BLUE SKY DAILY RUNS
September 4, 2015, CANSAC
LIVE Map showing smoke from fires. Updated Hourly.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Local news briefs
September 18, 2015, The Sheet
The Mono County District Attorney’s Office is taking back unwanted prescription drugs on September 26 from 10 a.m. ‘til 2 p.m. at the following locations:
Walker General Store – Bridgeport Fire Department – June Lake Fire Department – Vons, Mammoth Lakes – Crowley Community Center
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Fatal Accident North of Bridgeport
September 18, 2015, Mammoth Times
An unidentified person died yesterday afternoon, Sept. 17 in a vehicle rollover accident north of Bridgeport near a ranch known as Sario's Ranch, according to the California Highway Patrol.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Bishop Police officers issue ‘Letter of No Confidence’ in Chief Carter
September 18, 2015, Sierra Wave
Seven members of the Bishop Police Department released a lengthy “Letter of No Confidence in Bishop Police Chief Chris Carter” – detailing alleged misdeeds by Chief Carter and other City of Bishop officials.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Inyo seeking coroner; vacancy on MCWD board
September 18, 2015, Sierra Wave
• The Inyo County Board of Supervisors is accepting letters of interest from qualified individuals who want to be considered for appointment to fill the unexpired term for the Office of Inyo County Coroner.
• The Mammoth Community Water District (MCWD) has a vacancy on the five member board. Per California Government Code 1780, the MCWD Board has 60 days to appoint a new director or call for a special election.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Update on City of Bishop water usage
September 16, 2015, Sierra Wave
City of Bishop water customers continued to conserve water in August, using 20.9% less water than used in 2013. City water customers used about 14,000,000 gallons less in August 2015 than August 2013.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


A look at Measure Z in Mammoth Lakes
September 16, 2015, Deb Murphy, Sierra Wave
The town of Mammoth Lakes has been flirting with the idea of short-term rentals in single-family residential zones for years with no real consummation. If the Let Mammoth Decide group succeeds with the October 6 special election on Measure Z, flirting is where this relationship may end.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Another busy summer for Eastern Sierra Wildlife Care
September 15, 2015, Sierra Wave
Fall at ESWC: Babies Leaving Home & Wild Spirits on the Wing

As days grow short, the last birds and mammals of the busy “baby season” are leaving the shelter of Eastern Sierra Wildlife Care and facing the demands of freedom. A late Barn Swallow youngster took wing today into a mixed flock of Violet-Green and Cliff Swallows while ESWC foster mom Kelly Bahr prepares to release three Chickarees (Douglas Tree Squirrels) into the alpine forest. The furry trio will need to get busy immediately readying themselves for winter.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

News from MCWD: Ormat appeal, restrictions, sewer work
September 15, 2015, Sierra Wave
As state lawmakers enter the final week of the legislative session and negotiate proposed legislation that would mandate California obtain 50 percent of its electricity from renewable energy sources by 2030, the Mammoth Community Water District (MCWD) filed a notice of appeal seeking review of the Mono County Superior Court’s decision to deny MCWD’s challenge to the environmental review of Ormat Technologies’ (Ormat) Casa Diablo IV Geothermal Development Project (Project).
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Victoria Alexander-Lane out as CEO of Northern Inyo Healthcare District
September 15, 2015, Sierra Wave
Victoria Alexander-Lane is no longer the Chief Executive Officer for the Northern Inyo Healthcare District, as of this afternoon.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

‘Walking Water’ event reaches Bishop
September 11, 2015, Deb Murphy, Sierra Wave
After two weeks of walking, from Saddleback Lake to the Bishop Paiute Tribe’s Cultural Center, roughly two dozen hearty souls and their mission, elevating awareness of water issues both globally and in California, were hosted to a meal and a panel discussion Thursday evening.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Sally Symons resigns as Fair CEO
September 9, 2015, Sierra Wave
While thousands of people enjoyed the Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fair over the Labor Day holiday weekend, it appears there’s been some problems behind the scenes of the Fair. Sally Symons resigned as CEO of the Tri-County Fairgrounds on Monday morning, just hours after the Fair ended.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

New wildfire in Northern California kills 1; damage mounts
September 20, 2015, Sacramento Bee
A new wildfire in Northern California has killed one person and destroyed or damaged 10 homes in Monterey County, a week after two other blazes killed five people and destroyed at least 1,400 homes, fire officials said Sunday.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

4-million-year-old whale fossil found in Santa Cruz County
September 20, 2015, Sacramento Bee
The 4-million-year-old fossilized skeleton of whale has been excavated at a construction site in Santa Cruz County.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

California GOP softens on immigration, but will message get drowned out?
September 20, 2015, David Siders & Christopher Cadelago, Sacramento Bee
The California Republican Party’s adoption of a more moderate plank on immigration Sunday marked a step forward in the party’s long, mostly fruitless effort to draw more Latino voters into its fold.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Capturing images and providing answers
September 20, 2015, Joyce Terhaar, Sacramento Bee
By Tuesday afternoon, photographer Andrew Seng had time to decompress and address the half dozen emails from people who saw his Butte fire images and hoped he might know if their home still was standing.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Kerry: US to accept 85,000 refugees in 2016, 100,000 in 2017
September 20, 2015, Ken Dilanian, Sacramento Bee
Scrambling to address a growing Syrian refugee crisis, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced Sunday that the United States would significantly increase the number of worldwide migrants it takes in over the next two years, though not by nearly the amount many activists and former officials have urged.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Study finds Sierra snowpack at 500-year low
September 14, 2015, Philip Reese, Sacramento Bee
Not since at least the days of Christopher Columbus has there been so little snow as this past winter on California’s Sierra Nevada mountains, according to a new scientific study.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Some California farmers get OK to use water again
September 18, 2015, Dale Kasler, Sacramento Bee
California’s drought regulators Friday lifted water restrictions on a select group of Sacramento Valley and Delta farmers with senior water rights.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

After fires, wildlife still in survival mode
September 20, 2015, Tom Stienstre, San Francisco Chronicle
After the 257,000-acre Rim Fire, a deer finds a rare patch of green, a little sliver of grass, like an island amid a sea of ash and tree skeletons. Wildfires in California have dislocated wildlife, which ends up at athletic fields, golf courses, parks and backyards, anywhere they can find something to eat and drink.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Family of gray foxes living in Presidio for 1st time in decade
September 18, 2015, David Perlman, San Francisco Chronicle
For the first time in at least a decade, a gray fox family has set up housekeeping in the Presidio — in a roomy storage building near Crissy Field complete with a birthing den for newborns.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Gov. Brown: Climate change could inundate state with migrants
September 14, 2015, John King & Peter Flmrite, SF Gate
Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday raised the specter of climate change leading not only to more destructive wildland blazes in California, but of the state being hit by waves of Central Americans fleeing north to try to escape their warming homelands.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

El Niño odds rise again, tracking to be a blockbuster
September 10, 2015, Kurtis Alexander, SF Gate
Hopes of a wet winter grew Thursday as federal forecasters again upped the odds of a historic El Niño.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Chances of historic El Niño growing for California
September 17, 2015, Evan Sernoffsky, SF Gate
Hopes for a wet winter and spring for drought-parched California grew Thursday as researchers predicted that there’s at least a 95 percent chance of a historic El Niño on the way.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Heat wave is just a memory — rain, snow coming to California
September 17, 2015, Bill Hutchinson, SF Gate
California is going from record heat to rain, cold — and even snow. 
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Latest images of the California drought
September 6, 2015, Jessica Mullins, SF Gate
As the drought continues to take its toll on California, especially those living in rural communities that have run out of water, many are crossing their fingers -- and battening down the hatches -- for a wet winter fueled by an exceptionally strong El Nino.
Recent photos from throughout the state illustrate just how dry - and grim - the situation is getting in certain areas; grass has turned brown, family wells have run dry, there's an increase in unusual animal activity and lakes are dry and racked.
Scroll through the above slideshow to see how the drought is taking its toll on the Golden State.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Native bison roam again on restored prairie west of Chicago
September 20, 2015, Ted Gregory, LA Times
Since wild bison were reintroduced to an Illinois prairie after being absent from the region for nearly two centuries, the animals have been multiplying a bit like another more prevalent prairie mammal: rabbits.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

How the Valley fire exploded into one of the worst in California history
September 19, 2015, Paige St. John, LA Times
Joni Prather was tending store at the Yogi Bear campground outside this tiny mountain town when she saw the puff of smoke.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Newsletter: Water & Power: The Sierra Nevada's historic low
September 15, 2015, Alice Walton, LA Times
Your guide to the California drought from the Los Angeles Times.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Southland rain could be preview of the coming El Niño winter, experts say
September 15, 2015, Joseph Serna, Rong-Gong Lin II & Corina Knoll, LA Times
It swamped streets, spilled into buildings, sent mud in motion and roiled rivers where rescue crews aided those swept up in the water overflow.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

3 major fires burn out of control; governor warns 'there is more to come'
September 15, 2015, Lee Romney, Paige St. John, Louis Sahagun & Peter H. King, LA Times
There was little good news Monday on the California fire front. Three major wildfires were burning out of control, and Gov. Jerry Brown warned that, given the ravages of drought and the growing influence of climate change, "there is more to come.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Growing problem: Drought hits Nevada agriculture hard
September 20, 2015, Jeff DeLong, Reno Gazette Journal
IRRIGATION WATER SCARCE, FIELDS FALLOWED BUT RANCHERS AND FARMERS HOLD ON WITH TRADITION
'I've never seen it like this before'
ECONOMIC COSTS OF THE DROUGHT ARE GROWING FOR FARMERS
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

California's Sierra snowpack is lowest in 500 years
September 15, 2015, Doyle Rice, USA Today
The snowpack in California’s Sierra Nevada mountains this year has fallen to its lowest level in at least the past 500 years, according to a study published Monday in Nature Climate Change, a peer-reviewed British journal.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Public Comment Sought for Review of Newly Protected Tarplant
September 16, 2015, DFW News
The Livermore tarplant (Deinandra bacigalupii), known to exist only at a few locations in Alameda County, has been designated a candidate species under the California Endangered Species Act (CESA). The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) requests comments from the public for its review of the status of the Livermore tarplant.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Quail, Grouse, Ptarmigan & Pigeon General Seasons to Open Soon
September 9, 2015, DFW News
The 2015 general hunting season will open in mid-September for various upland game bird species in specific zones around the state, providing hunters with many opportunities to bring home some delicious table fare for the upcoming holiday seasons.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Additional Testing Shows Mt. Shasta Hatchery Whirling Disease Confined to Small Group of Fish
September 9, 2015, DFW News
Results from comprehensive testing at Mt. Shasta Hatchery show the whirling disease parasite is confined to a smaller group of fish than originally assumed. As a result, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) will lift quarantine and resume operations at the Mt. Shasta Hatchery.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

American River Hatchery Suffers Fish Die-off
September 9, 2015, DFW News
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is working to keep hundreds of thousands of trout alive at the American River Hatchery after warm water temperatures killed approximately 155,000 trout Tuesday.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Caltrans and Fish and Wildlife Urge Motorists to Be Alert During Watch Out for Wildlife Week
September 11, 2015, DFW News
Caltrans and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) remind motorists to remain alert for wildlife near roadways during Watch Out for Wildlife Week, which runs September 14-20.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

General Deer Seasons Set to Open in California
September 2, 2015, DFW News
As the Sept. 19 and Sept. 26 general deer hunting season openers approach, hunters across the state are gearing up to head out in search of deer in many of the most popular hunting areas. Deer seasons are already underway for archery and in zones A and B4.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >







NEWSLETTERS & OTHER COUNTY INFO

MONO COUNTY
VISIT THE MONO COUNTY WEB PAGE >
JOB BOARD LINKS >
IRS OFFERS EMLOYER 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 >
CLICK HERE TO THE INFO REGARDING UNCLAIMED PROPERTY SEMINAR >
38TH ANNUAL OFFICER & DIRECTOR COMPENSATION SURVEY>

STATE OF CALIFORNIA
STATE OF CA OFFERING DRIVERS LICENSES TO ALL IMMIGRANTS_FLYER IN ENGLISH >
STATE OF CA OFFERING DRIVERS LICENSES TO ALL IMMIGRANTS_FLYER IN SPANISH >

FEMA
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO ON WILDFIRE PREPAREDNESS >
CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE FEMA NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS COMMUNITY WEBSITE >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO REGARDING PEDIATRIC DISASTER RESPONSE & EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS >
NEW PSA FOCUSED ON PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES. CLICK TO READ THE INFO >

OSHA (OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY & HEALTH ADMINISTRATION) & NSC (NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL)
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO REGARDING DISTRACTED DRIVING FACTS >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO REGARDING SAFE DRIVING PRACTICES_ENGLISH >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO REGARDING SAFE DRIVING PRACTICES_SPANISH >

RED CROSS
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD A 21 WEEK CHECKLIST TO BE PREPARED FOR A NATURAL DISASTER >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE FLYER IN SPANISH >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE FLYER IN ENGLISH >

CSAC (CALIFORNIA STATE ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES)
CLICK HERE TO READ THE SEPTEMBER 18 BULLETIN >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE SEPTEMBER 14 BULLETIN >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE 121ST ANNUAL MEETING INFO & TO SIGN UP >
GOVERNOR DIRECTS MANDATORY WATER REDUCTIONS & ISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDER >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE SUMMARY OF THE GOVERNORS BUDGET >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE MAY 2015 REVISION OF THE GOVERNORS BUDGET >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE SUMMARY OF THE PRESIDENTS BUDGET >

RCRC (RURAL COUNTY REPRESENTATIVES OF CALIFORNIA)
ANALYSIS OF GOVERNOR'S REVISED BUDGET & OTHER BUDGETARY ISSUES >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE BARBED WIRE NEWSLETTER SEPTEMBER 18, 2015 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE BARBED WIRE NEWSLETTER SEPTEMBER 4, 2015 >
CA RURAL COUNTIES UNITE IN URGING CONGRESS TO FUND PILT >
WATER FACT SHEET >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE UC DAVIS FINAL DROUGHT REPORT : AUGUST 18, 2015 >
CLICK TO READ PUBLIC POLICY INSTITUTE OF CA 'WHAT IF THE DROUGHT CONTINUES?' ARTICLE >
CLICK TO READ UC DAVIS ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF 2015 DROUGHT >
2015-2016 STATE BUDGET UPDATE >
CLICK TO SEE THE RCRC MEETING & EVENT SCHEDULE >

NACO COUNTY NEWS ALERT
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS ALERT FOR SEPTEMBER, 2015 >
CLICK HERE TO READ 7 SUPREME COURT RULINGS TO EFFECT COUNTIES >
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
ROUGH FIRE UPDATE SEPT 20TH >
AUG 28 : READ INFO REGARDING CURRENT WALKER FIRE INFO >
SEPT 18 : READ INFO REGARDING CURRENT WILDFIRE INFO >
READ INFO REGARDING RECENT BEAR ATTACK >
PLAGUE UPDATE: CAMPSITE REOPENS >
RARE SIERRA NEVADA RED FOX SPOTTED ON YOSEMITE VIDEO. (PSST... ALSO SEEN IN CROWLEY) >
ANNUAL FACELIFT SCHEDULED >

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 >