Archive - May 2014
As the Town Council campaign for three open seats evolves, the eight candidates have tried hard to hone their core platform planks in advance of the June 3 primary election.
On the morning May 5, 2014, California Highway Patrol (CHP) Bridgeport Area investigated two injury traffic collisions involving deer within an hour.
In the wake of the third drought spring in a row, Mammoth’s wildlife specialist and “Bear Whisperer” Steve Searles recently made it clear that the party for people who repeatedly leave dumpsters unlocked or otherwise feed Mammoth’s bears and wildlife is over.
“It’s always been voluntary but this year, if you live here, you’ve been warned. I am going to write you a ticket,” he said at a recent Mammoth Lakes Town Council meeting.
Video photographers who have turned to drone technology are no longer welcome to use their tetherless, flying rigs in Yosemite National Park.
According to Yosemite National Park, Tioga Road in Yosemite National Park will open for the season at noon tomorrow, Friday, May 2. All facilities along the road, such as rest rooms, are still closed.
Vault toilets are available in several locations along the road. Limited visitor services will be available over the next several weeks.
The May 2 date is the earliest Tioga Road opening since records were kept, beginning in 1980, according to park data.
The Bank of America branch in Mammoth closes its doors tomorrow, Friday, May 2. There are two ATM machines located in the "Vons mall" (the Minaret Village Shopping Center) between Another T-Shirt Shop and the Booky Joint.
It's May! And that means politics, crime and bears.
A native Southern Californian, Obenberger, who turns 54 this month, said he could never imagine moving back to the bright lights of the big city.
Braun was a lieutenant in the Los Angeles Police Department, where she met her husband Mike, an LAPD veteran who is an avid ski racer and outdoorsman.
Of all the election races in Mono County, none has generated more debate than the contest for sheriff.