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Week of Monday, September 5, 2016


QUICK NOTES FROM TIM

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS NEWSLETTER
JULY 2016 NEWSLETTER >

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

PAST MEETING MINUTES
Please click on the link below, to see a video of the Mono County Board of Supervisors meeting held on August 23, 2016.
CLICK HERE TO READ THE PAST MEETING MINUTES >

2016 Meeting Agendas and Minutes have been posted. Please click below to read past Meeting Minutes and upcoming Agendas.
CLICK HERE TO READ FUTURE MEETING AGENDAS AND PAST MEETING MINUTES >

2016 BOARD OF SUPERVISORS COUNTY PAGE & AGENDAS

CLICK HERE TO ACCESS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS COUNTY PAGE >
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD FUTURE AGENDAS AND DOWNLOAD PAST MEETING MINUTES >



GOVERNOR ISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDER REGARDING DROUGHT, MANDATORY WATER RESTRICTIONS

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE EXECUTIVE ORDER >




ARTICLES OF INTEREST

Blue-green algae at Diaz Lake, Millpond
September 2, 2016, Sierra Wave
Over the past few weeks blue-green algae has developed along the shoreline of Diaz Lake and, to a lesser extent, at Millpond. Several factors contribute to the development of the algae, all of which are beyond the County’s control.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

Ormat to conduct geothermal well testing
August 31, 2016, Sierra Wave
MAMMOTH LAKES, Calif. – The Bureau of Land Management Bishop Field Office, in coordination with the Inyo National Forest Mammoth Lakes Ranger District, has approved a proposal by Ormat Nevada Inc. to conduct a 30-day flow and injection test of two existing geothermal wells near the town of Mammoth Lakes.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Inyo CAO Recommended Budget available for public viewing
August 31, 2016, Sierra Wave
The entire Fiscal Year 2016-2017 CAO Recommended Budget document is available online at the County’s webpage, www.inyocounty.us, offering the public an opportunity to review the proposed $95,978,087 spending plan coming up for possible adoption next week.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >

MCWD upgrading sewer lines in September
August 31, 2016, Sierra Wave
The Mammoth Community Water District maintains about 78 miles of sewer line to serve its customers. In September, about 1.5 miles of sewer pipe will be upgraded to improve its structural integrity. This annual maintenance work will use a trenchless technology that inserts a lining into the pipes through existing manholes.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Road work in September in Bishop
August 31, 2016, Sierra Wave
In September, the City of Bishop is planning major pavement maintenance work along Sneden Street and a portion of Short Street. The work will require that the streets be closed and parking restricted at times.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Breast Health Center planned for Northern Inyo Healthcare District
August 29, 2016, Sierra Wave
Healthcare in the Eastern Sierra advanced this week with the launch of a planned Breast Health Center in the Northern Inyo Healthcare District (NIHD).
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Inyo Grand Jury reports on Inyo County Office of Education
August 29, 2016, Deb Murphy, Sierra Wave
The 2015-16 Inyo County Grand Jury report zeroed in on the Inyo County Office of Education addressing concerns related to the management agreement between YouthBuild Charter Schools in Southern California and Superintendent Terry McAteer as well as how the funds from that agreement were spent.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


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


A Lot of Shakin’ on Shakedown Street
September 2, 2016, Jack Lunch, The Sheet
As Forrest Gump might say, buying propane from AmeriGas is like opening up a box of chocolates. You never know which price you’re going to get.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Don’t punish success
September 2, 2016, Submission, The Sheet
A couple of weeks ago, in this very newspaper, Ted Carleton, editor, publisher, etc. etc., printed an editorial highly critical of the Town’s spending on marketing and the goals and methods of Mammoth Lakes Tourism. Full disclosure, I am a member of the Board of Directors of MLT, although I am not speaking for the Board or the organization here, just expressing my own opinions.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


People Cause 95 Percent Of California Wildfires
September 2, 2016, Gina Clugston, Sierra News Online
SACRAMENTO – In the past two months, California has experienced a rash of large and damaging wildfires and in almost every single case, the fire was preventable.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Mather Heights teacher wins national award for math instruction
September 3, 2016, Loretta Kalb, Sacramento Bee
One prompt from teacher Andy Kotko, and his 24 first-graders at Mather Heights Elementary School jump into action.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Do immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally commit more crimes?
September 2, 2016, Franco Ordonez, Sacramento Bee
Presidential candidate Donald Trump continues to promote the idea that immigrants play an outsized role in crime. While up-to-date data on immigrants and crime is difficult to come by, and what is available is imperfect, a range of studies show little evidence that immigrants commit more crimes than U.S. citizens.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Water-use disclosure bill sinks in California Senate
August 19, 2016, Alexei Koseff, Sacramento Bee
A measure to expand public disclosure of commercial, industrial and other institutional water uses in California fell far short of passage in the state Senate on Friday.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


What’s behind Lake County’s back-to-back wildfire catastrophes? Blame the drought
August 15, 2016, Adam Ashton & Phillip Reese, Sacramento Bee
Will it happen every year?
That question hangs in the air as Lake County residents suffer through catastrophic wildfire for the fourth
time in two years.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Low water level prompts reduced speed on Folsom Lake
August 12, 2016, Cathy Loche, Sacramento Bee
The maximum speed limit for boats and other watercraft on Folsom Lake will be reduced to 5 mph beginning Monday due to low water levels.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Drought costs California farms $600 million, but impact eases
August 15, 2016, Dale Kasler, Sacramento Bee
California’s drought is costing farmers an estimated $603 million this year, although the impact is far less than a year ago, according to a study released Monday by UC Davis.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Anglers share photos of Texas river monsters caught this year on Facebook
August 29, 2016, Kelsey Bradshaw, San Francisco Gate
When fishing in Northeast Texas, these folks have one common goal: beat a more than 50-year-old world record.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


25 Burning Man rules you might not know about
August 25, 2016, Mike Moffatt, San Francisco Gate
Burning Man, the annual celebration of art, counterculture, self-expression and free love on a wind-blown plain in the Nevada desert, bills itself as the largest Leave No Trace community gathering in the world.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Record-tying magnitude 5.6 quake in Oklahoma oil country rattles Midwest
September 3, 2016, Molly Hennessy-Fisk, LA Times
Oklahoma regulators ordered more than three dozen oil and gas wastewater disposal wells to shut down after a magnitude 5.6 earthquake — matching the strongest ever to hit Oklahoma — struck Saturday morning and reverberated across the Great Plains, rattling even far-off Iowa.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Is Elon Musk trying to do too much too fast?
September 3, 2016, Russ Mitchell & Melody Petersen, LA Times
If you deal in cars and rockets, you’re going to have crashes and blasts.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Juno reveals that Jupiter's north pole is 'like nothing we have seen or imagined'
September 2, 2016, Amina Khan, LA Times
Seen from a different angle, Jupiter looks like a whole new world.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


This Mojave Desert solar plant kills 6,000 birds a year. Here's why that won't change any time soon
September 2, 2016, Louis Sahagun, LA Times
A macabre fireworks show unfolds each day along I-15 west of Las Vegas, as birds fly into concentrated beams of sunlight and are instantly incinerated, leaving wisps of white smoke against the blue desert sky.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


CDFW Offers Grasslands Waterfowl Hunting Clinic in Merced County
September 2, 2016, CA DFW News
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (CDFW) Advanced Hunter Education Program will offer a waterfowl hunting clinic on Saturday, Sept. 17 at the San Luis National Wildlife Refuge in Merced County. 
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Sandhill Crane Tours Showcase Birds with New Classification
September 1, 2016, CA DFW News
The sandhill crane is making its annual migration to the Central Valley – this time with a new name.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Up to $10,000 Reward Offered for Information Leading to the Arrest of Shawn Eugene Hof Jr., Suspected of Attempting to Shoot a CDFW Wildlife Officer
September 1, 2016, CA DFW News
With the assistance of California Wildlife Officers Foundation, California Waterfowl Association, The Humane Society of the United States, The Sportfishing Alliance, The Nature Conservancy and private donors, a reward of up to $10,000 is offered for information that leads to the capture, arrest, and conviction of Shawn Eugene Hof, Jr.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


CDFW Makes Buying a License and Accessing Fishing Regulations Easier Using Technology
September 1, 2016, CA DFW News
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is making life easier for anglers when it comes to purchasing a license and checking your local fishing regulations. CDFW has made the online license sales site more user-friendly for individuals accessing it from a mobile device and launched an online GPS-based freshwater sport fishing regulations tool to help anglers identify those regulations that relate to the area they plan to fish.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


September 2016 California Department of Fish and Wildlife Calendar
September 1, 2016, CA DFW News
September 2016 Calendar
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Boaters Can Help Combat Spread of Invasive Mussels Over Labor Day Weekend
August 31, 2016, CA DFW News
California agencies fighting the spread of invasive quagga and zebra mussels remind boaters to please remain vigilant over the three-day Labor Day weekend.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Wildlife Conservation Board Funds Environmental Improvement and Acquisition Projects
August 30, 2016, CA DFW News
At its Aug. 30 quarterly meeting, the Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB) approved approximately $15 million in grants to help restore and protect fish and wildlife habitat throughout California. Some of the 21 funded projects will benefit fish and wildlife – including some endangered species – while others will provide the public with access to important natural resources. Several projects will also demonstrate the importance of protecting working landscapes that integrate economic, social and environmental stewardship practices beneficial to the environment, landowners and the local community. The state funds for all these projects come from initiatives approved by voters to help preserve and protect California’s natural resources.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


CDFW Reminds Hunters of Mandatory Deer Tag Reporting Requirement
August 30, 2016, CA DFW News
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) reminds deer hunters that all deer tag holders are required to report their harvest, even if they were unsuccessful or did not hunt. Harvest, survival and recruitment information are vital to projecting deer populations and setting tag quotas for the next year’s hunting season. By submitting a completed report on-time, hunters can actively help CDFW assess deer populations and also avoid a fine.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Applications Opening Soon for Quail Hunts in San Diego County
August 30, 2016, CA DFW News
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is now accepting applications for two
quail hunts in San Diego County.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


Sea Otter Shootings in Santa Cruz County
August 29, 2016, CA DFW News
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and California Department of Fish and Wildlife Law Enforcement Officials Seek Information to Aid in Investigation
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) and California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) are looking for information that will lead to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the shooting deaths of three southern sea otters in late July or early August. A reward of at least $10,000 is being offered for this information.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >


California students scored better on this year's state tests — but fewer than half met college readiness goals
August 24, 2016, Sonali Kohl, Joy Resmovits & Sandra Poindexter, LA Times
If the state’s revamped standardized tests are accurately measuring what they set out to measure, one thing is clear: California has miles to go before all of its students are on an equal footing to face an economy that increasingly demands a college degree and stronger workplace skills.
CLICK HERE TO READ FULL ARTICLE >







NEWSLETTERS & OTHER COUNTY INFO

MONO COUNTY
MONO COUNTY PROPOSED BUDGET >
MONO GRAM: ZIKA ADVISE >
MONO COUNTY CLUBHOUSE SUMMER CALENDAR >
VISIT THE MONO COUNTY WEB PAGE >
JOB BOARD LINKS >
MONO COUNTY & INYO COUNTY VETS CAN GET LOCAL HEALTH CARE >
MONO COUNTY & INYO COUNTY VETERANS OFFICE HOURS >
MONO COUNTY CAN HELP YOUR BUSINESS FIND QUALIFIED EMPLOYEES. CLICK HERE FOR INFO >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO FROM CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION COUNCIL >
CONWAY RANCH STRATEGIC FACILITY PLAN >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO ON HOW TO TEST FOR RADON >
RAW MILK NOTICE >
WORKFORCE CERTIFICATION PROGRAM BEGINS MARCH 9TH >
ACCESS & FUNCTIONAL NEEDS REGISTRATION >

ESTA (EASTERN SIERRA TRANSIT AUTHORITY)
VISIT THEIR WEBSITE TO SEE ALL OF THEIR ROUTES >
REIMBURSMENTS BEING OFFERED FOR DISABLED TRANSPORTATION. CLICK TO READ THE INFO >
DRIVER APPLICATION >
DRIVER RELEASE FORM >
REIMBURSEMENT FORM >

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
GET YOUR CHILD DENTAL CLEANINGS YEARLY. CLICK TO READ THE INFO IN ENGLISH >
GET YOUR CHILD DENTAL CLEANINGS YEARLY. CLICK TO READ THE INFO IN SPANISH >

SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER
READ HOW TO SUCCESSFULLY APPLY FOR AND GET A SMALL BUSINESS LOAN >
MONO COUNTY CAN HELP YOUR BUSINESS FIND QUALIFIED EMPLOYEES. CLICK HERE FOR INFO >

LA TIMES DROUGHT REPORT CARD
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF MARCH 1 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF FEB 15 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF FEB 8 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF FEB 1 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF JAN 25 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF JAN 18 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF JAN 11 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF DEC 29 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF DEC 22 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF DEC 15 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF DEC 1 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF NOV 23 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF NOV 16 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT REPORT CARD FOR THE WEEK OF NOV 6 >
CLICK HERE TO READ ' CAPTURING EL NINOS RAINS' >

FROM SENATOR TOM BERRYHILL, 8TH DISTRICT
HEART OF THE HORSE HONORED >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE 'BERRYHILL BULLETIN' AUGUST 2016 NEWSLETTER >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE 'BERRYHILL BULLETIN' JULY 2016 NEWSLETTER >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE 'BERRYHILL BULLETIN' JUNE 2016 NEWSLETTER >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE 'BERRYHILL BULLETIN' MAY 2016 NEWSLETTER >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE 'BERRYHILL BULLETIN' APRIL 2016 NEWSLETTER >
SENATOR BERRYHILL TAPPED FOR PRESTIGIOUS RULES COMMITTEE >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE 'BERRYHILL BULLETIN' FEBRUARY 2016 NEWSLETTER >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE 'BERRYHILL BULLETIN' JANUARY 2016 NEWSLETTER >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE 'BERRYHILL BULLETIN' NOVEMBER NEWSLETTER >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE 'BERRYHILL BULLETIN' OCTOBER NEWSLETTER >
CLICK HERE TO READ: 'FIRE FEE' COULD BE A THING OF THE PAST >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE DROUGHT WATCH >
CLICK HERE TO READ SENATE REPUBLICANS OFFER $8.7M WATER BOND PROPOSAL >
MAMMOTH HIGH SUPERSTAR HONORED AT THE STATE CAPITOL. CLICK TO READ THE INFO >
CLICK TO READ CURRENT INFO FROM SENATOR BERRYHILL'S OFFICE >

EPA
MAMMOTH LAKES MEETS AIR QUALITY STANDARDS >

EASTERN SIERRA COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS
CLICK HERE TO READ THE LEGISLATIVE PLATFORM INFO >

STATE OF CALIFORNIA – BUSINESS, CONSUMER SERVICES & HOUSING AGENCY,
DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS OVERSIGHT

CLICK HERE TO READ THE MONTHLY BULLETIN: AUGUST 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE MONTHLY BULLETIN: JULY 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE MONTHLY BULLETIN: JUNE 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE MONTHLY BULLETIN: MAY 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE MONTHLY BULLETIN: APRIL 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE MONTHLY BULLETIN: MARCH 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE MONTHLY BULLETIN: FEB 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE MONTHLY BULLETIN: JAN 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE MONTHLY BULLETIN: DEC 2015 >
CLICK HERE TO READ SURVEY INFO REGARDING PAYDAY LENDERS >
COMMISSION ISSUES STATEMENT ON VALLEY & BUTTE FIRES >

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

FEMA
ARE YOU PREPARED FOR THE NEXT POWER OUTAGE? >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO ON WILDFIRE PREPAREDNESS >
CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE FEMA NATIONAL PREPAREDNESS COMMUNITY WEBSITE >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO REGARDING PEDIATRIC DISASTER RESPONSE & EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS >
NEW PSA FOCUSED ON PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES. CLICK TO READ THE INFO >
DO YOU HAVE ENOUGH WATER SAVED UP IN CASE OF EMERGENCY? >

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

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

CSAC (CALIFORNIA STATE ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES)
CLICK HERE TO READ THE SEPT 2 BULLETIN >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE AUG 25 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 SEPT 2, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE BARBED WIRE NEWSLETTER AUG 26, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ RCRC URGES GOVERNOR TO SOGN PILT LEGISLATION >
CLICK HERE TO READ OFFICIAL POSSITIONS RCRC IS TAKING ON NOVEMBER BALLOT MEASURES >
CLICK HERE TO READ AB2395 LETTER SENT FROM MONO COUNTY SUPERVISORS >
CLICK HERE TO READ ABOUT CONTROVERSIAL TELECOM BILL BEING HELD IN ASSSEMBLY APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO REGARDING LEGISLATION THREATENING ACCESS TO EMERGENCY SERVICES >
SEPERATE FUNDING NEED FOR FIGHTING WILDFIRES & MANAGING FORESTS >
TO PROSPER, STATE MUST CLOSE THE DIGITAL DIVIDE >
RCRC WELCOMES 2 LEGISLATIVE ADVOCATES >
RCRC WELCOMES SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY TO MEMBERSHIP >
RCRC INSTALLS NEW 2016 OFFICERS >
RCRC SPONSORS PILT LEGISLATION >
OMNIBUS SPENDING PACKAGE INCLUDES FUNDING FOR FED PILT >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO REGARDING AIR RESOURCES BOARD INFO >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO REGARDING UNDERFUNDED WATER NEEDS >
GOV ISSUES EXECUTIVE ORDER TO BOLSTER STATES DROUGHT RESPONSE >
THE FUTURE OF CA MEDICAL MARIJUANA BUSINESS >
CA COUNTIES PREPARING FOR CANNA BUSINESS OVERHAUL >
WATER FACT SHEET >
CLICK TO READ RURAL LEADER TESTIFY TO EFFECTS OF MARIJUANA CULTIVATION ON CA H20 QUALITY>
CLICK TO READ RURAL LEADER TESTIFY TO EFFECTS OF MARIJUANA CULTIVATION >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE UC DAVIS FINAL DROUGHT REPORT : AUGUST 18, 2015 >
CLICK TO READ PUBLIC POLICY INSTITUTE OF CA 'WHAT IF THE DROUGHT CONTINUES?' ARTICLE >
CLICK TO READ UC DAVIS ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF 2015 DROUGHT >

NACO COUNTY NEWS ALERT
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NACO COUNTY NEWS FOR AUG 8, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NACO NEWS NOW FOR AUG 23, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR AUG 2, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR JULY 19, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR JULY 5, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR JUNE 21, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR JUNE 14, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR JUNE 7, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR MAY 30, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR MAY 24, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR MAY 17, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR MAY 10, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR MAY 3, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR APRIL 26, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR APRIL 19, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR APRIL 5, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR MAR 29, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR MAR 22, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR MAR 15, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR FEB 22, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR FEB 12, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS NOW FOR JAN 27, 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS ALERT FOR FEB 2016 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS ALERT FOR DECEMBER 11, 2015 >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE NEWS ALERT FOR OCTOBER 19, 2015 >
COUNTY ECONOMIES: OPPORTUNITIES & CHALLENGES >
CLIMATE ADAPTAION, PARTICIPANT HANDBOOK >
CLICK HERE TO READ CONGRESSIONAL SUPPORT GROWN TO REPEAL 'CADILLAC TAX' >
CLICK HERE TO READ 7 SUPREME COURT RULINGS TO EFFECT COUNTIES >
CLICK HERE TO READ US COURT OF APPEALS DELAYS WOTUS RULING NATIONWIDE >
CLICK HERE TO VIEW CA DROUGHT NUMBERS & STATS SHEET >

CDFW (CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FISH & WILDLIFE)
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD AND WATCH A VIDEO OF 'QUESTION THE LEADERS' PANEL DISCUSSION THAT TIM ALPERS ATTENDED AND PARTICIPATED IN THAT TOOK PLACE AT THE RECENT FRED HALL SHOW >
CLICK HERE TO READ DFW NEWS >
CLICK TO READ ABOUT: DROUGHT RELATED ACTIONS TO PRESERVE & PROTECT THE STATE'S FISH & WILDLIFE RESOURCES >

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

USDA (UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE)
CLICK HERE TO READ THE INFO REGARDING SAGE GROUSE >

DOT (DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION)
CLICK HERE TO READ THE INFO REGARDING A TAX ON THE MILES YOU DRIVE >

USFS (UNITED STATES FOREST SERVICE)
VISIT THE USFS FACEBOOK PAGE FOR LOCAL UP-TO-DATE POSTINGS >
REVISIONS EFFECTING LOCAL LAND ACCESS, OFF-ROAD VEHICLES, ETC. STILL BEING WORKED ON >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE INFO REGARDING PROPOSED CHANGES TO OFF-ROAD VEHICLE TRAIL ACCESS >
CLICK HERE TO READ THE INFO REGARDING REVISED FOREST PLANS OF INYO, SEQUOIA AND SIERRA FORESTS >
SAGE GROUSE ENHANCEMENT INFO >

YOSEMITE GATEWAY PARTNERSHIP NEWS
DAY USE PARKING LOT CLOSES SEPT 5 THRU WINTER >
YGP LAUNCHES 2ND YEAR OF EVERY KID IN PARK PASS >
YGP TO CONDUCT WORKSHOPS & WEBINARS >
NEW CONCESSION CONTRACT BEGINS >
SUMMER 2016 NEWSLETTER >
SPRING 2016 NEWSLETTER >
WINTER 2015 NEWSLETTER >
FALL 2015 NEWSLETTER >
PARK LAUNCHES 'OPEN THE GAETEWAY TP YOSEMITE' >
CAL FIRE AWARDS FIRE PREVENTION GRANT IN HIGH TREE MORTALITY AREAS >
US FOREST SERVICE SEEKS COMMENTS ON OHV GRANT APPLICATIONS >
KEEP BEARS WILD >
RARE SIERRA NEVADA RED FOX SPOTTED ON YOSEMITE VIDEO. (PSST... ALSO SEEN IN CROWLEY!!) >

BODIE HILLS GAZETTE
CLICK HERE TO VISIT THEIR WEBSITE >

STATE OF CALIFORNIA WATER BOARD
CLICK HERE TO VISIT THEIR WEBSITE >

STATE OF CALIFORNIA SMALL BUSINESS TAX CREDIT
CLICK HERE TO READ THE INFO REGARDING SMALL BUSINESS TAX CREDITS >

SIERRA NEVADA CONSERVANCY
CLICK HERE TO READ THE INFO REGARDING WATERSHED IMPOROVEMENT >

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO REGARDING STREET LIGHT OUTAGES >
CLICK HERE TO READ ENERGY TIPS FOR YOUR HOME AND OFFICE >
CLICK HERE TO READ INFO REGARDING VEGETATION MANAGEMENT >

MAMMOTH LAKES POLICE DEPARTMENT
DOG LICENSING CLINIC >
CRIME ALERT: SEC PHONE SCAM >
SAFE TRADE INITIATIVE FOR SAFER ONLINE SHOPPING >

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

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

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

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