Archive - Mar 2012 - News Article
How broke can a broke town go?
Mammoth Lakes officials this week scrambled to find a response to Mammoth Lakes Land Acquisition, which last Friday offered terms of a 30-year settlement of its $42.7 million against the town.
Town Manager Dave Wilbrecht said that by mid-morning Monday, neither he nor town financial consultant Marianna Marysheva-Martinez had spoken with MLLA attorneys, nor their own.
Mammoth Unified School District’s longtime, popular drama teacher was recently given one of the district’s dreaded “pink slips,” which notify employees that they might not have a job next year.
It doesn’t have to be this way. No broadband for new customers, slow and choppy service for those that have it; the current broadband situation for much of Mono County has been getting worse every month now for half a year.
Eleven-year-old Mammoth Elementary School student Giovanni Cruz was all smiles, even though he was sitting in a dentist’s chair getting his teeth examined.
It’s been a long and winding road from the Golan Heights to Mammoth, particularly when you throw in Los Angeles and Las Vegas along the way.
It has been a long journey for the Town of Mammoth Lakes, from the 1997 development agreement with Terry Ballas, to now, with the hammer of a $42 million judgment against the town by the Mammoth Lakes Land Acquisition company.
The mountain community of Mammoth Lakes, California, once again showed its true spirit for the winter sport of Biathlon this weekend at the 5th Annual Mammoth Winter Biathlon. The event continues to be the largest biathlon in the United States, and runs neck and neck with Canmore, Alberta, for the title of largest biathlon in North America.
Fireworks erupted at Tuesday’s Mono County Board of Supervisors meeting, revealing long-simmering tensions between board members that ended with a 4-1 vote that showed a deep difference on how some county employees should be paid.
Mammoth’s bears will have their toughest season in years this spring and summer, Wildlife Specialist Steve Searles said this week.
The family of the minor girl involved in the Dr. Andrew Bourne and Joe Walker case has filed a civil suit against Bourne's estate and Walker, according to Santa Barbara attorney Chris Kroes, who represents the minor’s family.
The complaint was filed on March 14, he said Tuesday, and is expected to be served to "at any time", he said.
The planets might seem like they aren't aligned for Mammoth what with all the bad news recently, but they are.
There was a moment, about three weeks ago, when Town Councilmember Skip Harvey had an epiphany.
Big-big-big party in Mammoth a coupla weekends ago when the TOMS people showed up for a retreat in Mammoth. All the company’s big shots were there, as were the little shots. It was a high old time, all right, put together by Sandra Di Domizio and her Green Fox Events crew. …