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April 13th, 2012
Several new cases of whooping cough cases in young children in the Mammoth/Crowley Lake area has been confirmed as of this morning, and the Mono County Health Department is also investigating and/or treating several dozen people who are suspected to have the disease, according to county health officials.
A total of about 100 people in the area have so far been affected by the disease in some fashion, whether they are caregivers, victims or included in the investigation.
Here's the latest details from the health department:
The fight over Mammoth Creekâ€™s water will stay in Mono County and the Mammoth Community Water District will get some help from the county and the Town of Mammoth Lakes in that fight.
At a court hearing Thursday in Mammoth, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and the water district agreed to keep the argument in Mono County, with the caveat, proposed by DWP, that a â€śneutralâ€ť judge was assigned to the cases from now on.
The driving force behind the Mammoth Mountain Community Foundation and the Mammoth Invitational is someone most Mammothites wouldn’t recognize even if they knocked him over on the slopes.
The Mammoth Lakes Police Department will host its third Community Police Academy starting April 19 and lasting for six weeks.
Mono County utilizes what is known as the CodeRed Emergency Alert System when a critical incident or emergency situation takes place within the county. This system is a database of resident and citizen information for use only in critical and emergency situations.
The Mammoth Community Water District (MCWD) will be replacing sub-standard sewer pipeline with 2,540 feet of larger, standard PVC pipes throughout sections of Mammoth beginning this May. The project will affect two streets tin Mammoth; Meridian Boulevard and Center Street, according to the district.
Three environmental groups have filed suit in Inyo County Superior Court to overturn the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s decision to approve the project and to order LADWP to prepare an environmental impact report (EIR).
The Mono Basin Visitor Center reopened for the year last week, and if that isn’t a harbinger of spring, nothing is. It’s open Thursday to Monday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. …
An arts center situated on Old Mammoth Road, an idea that has been floating around town for years, reassumed front-burner status this week.
RAW: US Highway 395 is closed to both north and southbound traffic in Inyo County near Division Creek Rest area. The highway was closed at approximately 5:00 am this morning and remains closed due to a traffic
collision involving two semi-trucks. Division Creek Rest Area was also closed as a precaution. A detour around the area is being utilized to move the traveling public.
Will update as new information becomes available.
The Northern Mono Chamber of Commerce will be sponsoring a â€śCandidates Nightâ€ť on April 12 at 7 p.m. at the Antelope Valley Community Center.
The Candidates for County Supervisor, District 4 will be there; Meadowcliff Resort owner Tim Fesko, Bridgeport Inn owner Bob Peters, and business owner and former Mono County Planning Commissioner Jan Huggans,
This is the time for you to ask those important questions before you vote on June 5th.
Refreshments will be served by the Northern Mono Chamber of Commerce.
UPDATE LADWP and Mammoth Community Water District agreed today to hold future court hearings over DWP's claims to Mammoth Creek water in Mono County instead of Fresno, as requested recently by DWP.
(The issue is the two lawsuits against the water district wherein DWP claims that the department owns the water rights to Mammoth Creek that Mammoth uses).
It has been four years since The Big Idea floated down from Mammoth Mountain Ski Area.
Outgoing Councilman Skip Harvey says the Town Council is doing Mammoth’s citizens wrong by insisting on closed meetings that deal with the impending settlement of the $42 million MLLA judgment.
Digital 395 will finally break ground this month—but probably not in California, according to Praxis Associate CEO Michael Ort, the private-side developer for the project.