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March 30, 2015

Tuesday, March 31
Rotary Club of Bishop
The Rotary Clubwill meet at noon at Astorga’s Restaurant, 2206 N. Sierra Hwy., Bishop. Today’s meeting will be a Club Assembly to review the forthcoming “Building a House in One Day Corazon Project.” Rotary is a global network of community volunteers. Call Ed Nahin at (760) 872-2022 for more information.

Wednesday, April 1
American Legion meeting

What you may have missed this week

March 27, 2015

It's not too late to catch up on local news …

• Banff Mountain Film Festival returns to Tri-County Fairgrounds Friday and Saturday
• Lone Pine baseball and softball beat Immanuel Christian
• AB 1335: huge tax increase for unsuspecting Californians?

• Supervisors approve REGPA with acreage limitations
• Artists' workshop this weekend at The Lab
• Bishop Broncos baseball and softball outplay Frazier Mountain

• iMain Street project goes live in Bishop
• Biologists remember naturalist Derham Giuliani

This Day in History – March 29

March 27, 2015

• 1461 – Wars of the Roses: Battle of Towton – Edward of York defeats Queen Margaret to become King Edward IV of England.
• 1638 – Swedish colonists establish the first European settlement in Delaware, naming it New Sweden.
• 1806 – Construction is authorized of the Great National Pike, better known as the Cumberland Road, becoming the first United States federal highway.
• 1847 – Mexican–American War: United States forces led by General Winfield Scott take Veracruz after a siege.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Has Kentucky even reached their peak yet?

March 27, 2015

Find out how Kentucky dominated West Virginia and more.

Photo of the Week: A day in the park

March 26, 2015

Four-year-old Kellen McGovern of Bishop plays in the Bishop City Park with River Davis, 3 of Murrieta. The two spent Tuesday enjoying the spring weather and playing on the park's playground equipment as other residents and visitors picnicked nearby.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Germanwings Flight 9525 Crashes in French Alps With 150 People Onboard

March 24, 2015

An Airbus with 150 people on board crashed in the southern French Alps on Tuesday, officials said. The A320, operated by Lufthansa’s budget airline Germanwings, was flying from Barcelona to Dusseldorf and went down in the Digne region of the Alps-De-Haute Province, according to Reuters. There were 144 passengers, two pilots and four crew members, Germanwings said. "We are sorry to confirm that flight 4U9525 is an accident," the airline said on Twitter.

What's Up this Week?

March 23, 2015

Tuesday, March 24
Rotary Club of Bishop
The Rotary Club of Bishop will meet at noon at Astorga’s Restaurant, 2206 N. Sierra Hwy., Bishop. Today’s speaker will be Marty Hornick discussing USFS Trails. Call Ed Nahin at (760) 872-2022 for more information.

Wednesday, March 25
Plant Society event

College Basketball March Madness Recap and Predictions!

March 23, 2015

Big Dance Round Up and Look Ahead
Last week we gave you a preview of the tournament and some predictions of teams that we felt could make a run to the Final 4. Well, those predictions were way off and the bracket this writer submitted to his friends and a couple websites sits in about 10 millionth place. All the wise guys were talking about Iowa State and Virginia. Those teams won a combined 1 game. Now we are going to go region by region to see what happened and what we can look forward to seeing next weekend.

Midwest Region

What you may have missed this week

March 20, 2015

It's not too late to see what's happening in Inyo.

TUESDAY, March 17
• Bishop police investigating burglary and several attempted burglaries on Main Street
• Anglers pull in nice haul at annual Blake Jones Trout Derby
• Bishop baseball and softball teams play hard at annual Yerington Tournament

THURSDAY, March 19
• Bishop Volunteer Firefighters honored for outstanding service
• Bishop High golfer comes in three under par
• Inyo's Geek Girl happy to report that "Winter is (finally) coming"

SATURDAY, March 20

This Day in History – March 22

March 20, 2015

• 1621 – The Pilgrims of Plymouth Colony sign a peace treaty with Massasoit of the Wampanoags.
• 1630 – The Massachusetts Bay Colony outlaws the possession of cards, dice, and gaming tables.
• 1765 – The British Parliament passes the Stamp Act that introduces a tax to be levied directly on its American colonies.
• 1872 – Illinois becomes the first state to require sexual equality in employment
• 1894 – The first playoff game for the Stanley Cup starts.
• 1960 – Arthur Leonard Schawlow and Charles Hard Townes receive the first patent for a laser

VIDEO OF THE DAY: A Kid-Friendly 'Good Morning' Juice

March 20, 2015

Chef Curtis Stone makes a delicious juice your kids will love.

Photo of the Week: a rare sight

March 19, 2015

Kristen Kamei of Bishop shot this photo of a great horned owl in a field behind her parents’ house recently. Kamie said that in 18 years in Bishop, she had never seen a great horned owl in the area. "It was quite a site, especially during the day to see this guy staring at me," she said.
Great horned owls are native to America their diet consists of rabbits and hares, rats and mice, voles and just about any other small mammal it can take down.

VIDEO - 2015 NCAA Tournament Outlook: UCLA Bruins

March 17, 2015

Campus Insiders presents "68 In :60 Driven by John Deere." In 60 seconds, our Jordan Cornette reveals how the Bruins will do in this year's NCAA Tournament.

What's up this week?

March 16, 2015

TUESDAY, March 17
Lone Pine St. Patrick’s Dinner
The Lone Pine VFW Post 8036 Ladies Auxiliary is hosting its annual St. Patrick’s Day Dinner from 4:30-7 p.m. at 481 S. Main St. The menu includes corned beef and cabbage, green salad, homemade rye rolls and dessert, all for a $12 donation.

Free Chili Supper
Grace Lutheran Church, 711 N. Fowler, will be serving chili and other food every Wednesday at 6 p.m. An optional worship service will follow at 7. All are welcome. For more information, call Pat at the church office at (760) 872-9791.

THURSDAY, March 19

College Basketball Weekend Round Up

March 16, 2015

Midwest Region

Louisville, Ky

1 UK
16 HAM / MAN
3/19 9:40

3/19 7:10

Columbus, OH
3/20 2:10

4 MD
3/20 4:40

Pittsburgh, PA
11 TEX
3/19 2:45

3 ND
14 NE
3/19 12:15

Omaha, NE
10 IND
3/20 2:45

2 KU
3/20 12:15

Most Intriguing First Round Match Up
Butler v. Texas

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