Archive - Sep 25, 2013
The remnants of a Los Angeles Aqueduct construction camp have produced insights into how the aqueduct workforce lived and worked, what they ate, smoked and drank, and how the physical layout of the camp itself reflected â€śscientific management practicesâ€ť introduced in the early 1900s to improve productivity and control the diverse workforce.
Lone Pine resident and 2012 graduate Manuel Ruiz has won second place in the prestigious annual L.A. Screenplay Competition, which announced the final five finalists last week. These scripts are specially marked for production and will be passed around to producers in the business in hopes someone will decide to develop the project.
The final competition was described in a letter and an invitation to the final five red carpet event and ceremony.
Tuesday night in Lone Pine was a total scream-fest. The Lone Pine Lady Golden Eagles took on the Silver Valley Trojans in a marathon volleyball match that went down to the fifth and final tie-breaking game.
The Eagles lost, by a hair, in a match that should bode well for this season. Lone Pine hit 90 of its 94 serves with 14 aces; the teamâ€™s passing kept the Trojans scrambling throughout the match.
â€śWe played a great overall match, team-wise,â€ť said coach Mel Joseph. â€śAt times our hesitation and communication getting to balls allowed the opposition to stay in the match.â€ť