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Vons to undergo $4.5 million exterior remodel

January 25, 2013

 

Exterior has not been touched in 23 years

Vons supermarket, characterized by one town official as “the center of the universe” in Mammoth, is about to undergo its first major revamping.

Starting in April and lasting through Labor Day, the supermarket would get a new exterior and move its pharmacy and Starbucks franchises to new locations, according to plans for the $4.5 million project.

‘One Day in Yosemite’

January 25, 2013

 

Filmmaker Bumgardner completes ambitious video

Last June 26 was not a particularly unusual day in Yosemite National Park. It was a bit crowded in the Valley and along the Tioga Road features, but it was not weekend heavy.

Ho hum.

But to filmmaker Steve Bumgardner, no day is ever a ho-hum day in the park. On June 26, 2012, he made it extraordinary.

Weather to remain unsettled until mid next week

January 25, 2013

 

More snow to come, but forecast models can’t seem to agree on how much

The Mammoth area might receive another foot or more of snow over the highest elevations by Monday, according to weather forecasters.

Then again, it might not.

Dramatic theater breaks out at Planning Commission

January 25, 2013

 

Klassen dons boxing gloves, challenges Hertzog to fight

If they’d known what was coming, the members of the Mammoth Lakes Planning Commission might have wanted to sell tickets to their meeting Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 23.

What's Up, Up Here? Jan. 25-31

January 25, 2013

 

Influenza arrives in Mono County

January 25, 2013

 

 

No deaths, vaccines are still available

Flu season in Mono County has officially begun.

The number of influenza cases steadily increased this past week, according to Mono County’s Public Health Officer Dr. Rick Johnson, and along with it, emergency room visits and hospitalizations.

Deputy graduates top of his class

January 25, 2013

 

One of the Mono County Sheriff’s Department deputies, Wesley Hoskins, recently graduated at the top of his Riverside County Sheriffs Academy class and is now beginning a rigorous field-training program, according to the sheriff’s department.

Deputy Hoskins was hired and promoted through the ranks of the Mono County Sheriff’s Department.

After beginning his work at the department as a Public Safety Officer in 2009, which included the duties of jailer and dispatcher, Hoskins was promoted to deputy sheriff in July.

Mammoth gives mobile food trucks a new look

January 25, 2013

 

Current ordinances conflict with state law

When Mammoth became a town, the town founders were adamant in their opposition to having mobile food trucks in town.

Whoops.

Since Mammoth incorporated in the mid-1980s, both the nature of mobile food trucks—the infamous “roach coaches” of the day—and California state law have come a long way.

Another county employee to leave, candidate for CAO declines offer

January 25, 2013

 

 

‘We are back at square one,’ says Supervisor Byng Hunt

Mono County is facing more upheaval this week after another top county official announced she would leave Feb. 5 and an interim County Administrative Officer (CAO) candidate pulled out at the last minute.

Memorial service for Jeanne Standley Jan. 30

January 25, 2013

 

Mammoth Hospital Auxiliary members invite the community to join  them as they share happy memories and celebrate the life of Jeanne Standley who passed away on Dec.  24.

It will be Wednesday, Jan. 30, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Mammoth Lakes Community Center on Forest Trail. Standley was a charter and founding member of the Mammoth Hospital Auxiliary and served on the Board until 2012.

Memorial service for Jeanne Standley Jan. 30

January 25, 2013

 

Mammoth Hospital Auxiliary members invite the community to join  them as they share happy memories and celebrate the life of Jeanne Standley who passed away on Dec.  24.

It will be Wednesday, Jan. 30, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Mammoth Lakes Community Center on Forest Trail. Standley was a charter and founding member of the Mammoth Hospital Auxiliary and served on the Board until 2012.

Memorial service for Jeanne Standley Jan. 30

January 25, 2013

 

Mammoth Hospital Auxiliary members invite the community to join  them as they share happy memories and celebrate the life of Jeanne Standley who passed away on Dec.  24.

It will be Wednesday, Jan. 30, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Mammoth Lakes Community Center on Forest Trail. Standley was a charter and founding member of the Mammoth Hospital Auxiliary and served on the Board until 2012.

Snow White performance with Missoula Children’s Theatre

January 25, 2013

 

Venture into the terrifying Black Forest with Snow White and her friends Saturday, Jan. 26, when the Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) and more than 50 local students perform an original musical adaptation of this classic tale.

Woman rescued near Sherwin Creek Road

January 25, 2013

 

A local woman was recently rescued near Sherwin Creek Road, after becoming incapacitated for an unknown reason.

According to the Mono County Sheriff’s Department, the rescue occurred Jan. 18 after the Mono County Sheriff Search and Rescue (SAR) Team responded to a call for a 41-year-old local resident who was reported to be in need of help in the snow above the Sherwin Creek Road. 

Last day to comment on new geothermal plant plan

January 25, 2013

 

The last day to comment on a proposed new geothermal plant’s draft Environmental Impact Statement and Environmental Impact Report is Jan. 30, according to federal officials.

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