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November 3rd, 2014

Locals hoping to launch dock program

November 3, 2014

Randy Short, a Vietnam combat vet and a member of the California Boating and Waterways Commission, is leading a charge to obtain state money to build fishing docks on a number of local lakes and ponds to improve access for boats, kayaks and float tubes.
Short is working with local volunteers, Inyo County, Mono County and the U.S. Forest Service to identify which bodies of water should have a dock added.
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is looking into the program to decide if it wants to get involved, according to Short.

VIDEO: Are the San Francisco 49ers done?

November 3, 2014

SI.com's Andrew Perloff and Aaron Nagler take a look at the disappointing San Francisco 49ers.

VIDEO: Dolphins vs. Chargers: One going up, one going down

November 3, 2014

SI.com's Andrew Perloff and Aaron Nagler look at the differing fortunes of the Miami Dolphins and the San Diego Chargers

October 31st

Earth to Sky club claims another ‘first’

October 31, 2014

Earth to Sky Calculus, a student science group, recently set a record by eclipsing all former methods used to photograph the phases of a solar eclipse.        
During the Oct. 23 partial eclipse of the sun, members of the student-directed group captured 11 images of the crescent sun taken from a suborbital helium balloon. The photo series was taken “in a way that’s never been done before,” said Earth to Sky mentor Dr. Tony Phillips.

REGPA almost out for public review

October 31, 2014

Inyo County Planning is nearing completion of its Renewable Energy General Plan Update Environmental Impact Report as work continues on other General Plan updates.
Planning Director Josh Hart explained that the General Plan, which experienced a major overhaul in 2001, is a “living, breathing document” that is subject to regular amendments to ensure the county’s guiding document for land-use planning is up-to-date with the changing world.

LADWP, Inyo consider part 2 of pumping plan

October 31, 2014

The Inyo County-L.A. Technical Group met Thursday afternoon to go over the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s conservative pumping plan for the next six months. The group, staff from LADWP and the Inyo County Water Department, will reconvene in late November, in time to dot the i’s and cross the t’s before the December Standing Committee meeting.

VIDEO: The Best Halloween Costumes for Pets

October 31, 2014

Halloween is the perfect time to have fun, pet owners! Why not let your pet in on the fun with a new costume this season.

October 30th

VIDEO: City of Bishop Fall Update

October 30, 2014

City leaders update residents on latest activities, including Warren Street Improvements, which began this week, digital offerings and a recap of fall events.

Pauline Homa

October 30, 2014

Pauline Homa
1915-2014

Pauline Homa, our dear mother, grandmother and great grandmother passed peacefully into the arms of Jesus on Oct. 22, 2014, at the Bishop Care Center. She held her daughter’s hand as she graduated into Heaven. She had been at the Care Center briefly, under the loving care of their medical staff.
Pauline was born in Lawrence, Mass., on July 17, 1915, and had five sisters and a brother.

Loraine Vale Warner

October 30, 2014

Loraine Vale Warner
1925-2014

Loraine Vale Warner, 89, a resident of Bishop since 1988, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. She was born in Medford, Mass. Aug. 2, 1925. She was the daughter of Harold and Dorothy Tucker of Belmont, Mass.
Loraine attended Belmont High School and Simmons College in Boston. She formerly lived in Dallas, Texas and Thousand Oaks before moving to Bishop in 1991.
Loraine was active with her husband in sports her entire life, playing golf, snow skiing and racing sailboats. She loved the mountains and outdoor activities.

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