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Archive - Jan 22, 2014


ESBCA ups its offerings for local cancer patients

January 22, 2014

Eastern Sierra Breast Cancer Alliance has begun offering yet another service to residents fighting cancer.
ESBCA has formed a support group as part of its ongoing efforts to provide financial as well as emotional support to all cancer patients.
The first session was offered in December. Dubbed the ESBCA Coffee  & Cream Cancer Support Group Conversation, the meetings are being offered monthly from 9-11 a.m. at Jacks Restaurant in Bishop. The next session is scheduled for Monday, Feb. 3.

More endangered species proposals may impact Inyo

January 22, 2014

With federal officials proposing more endangered species listings for threatened animals in Inyo County, local leaders are concerned that the feds are ignoring impacts on local communities.
Federal officials are moving forward with plans to designate thousands of acres of Inyo County’s backcountry as critical habitat for the mountain yellow legged frog and Yosemite toad. On Tuesday, local leaders are expressed “deep concern” about another plan to add dozens of animals to the federal Endangered Species list.

Bishop Community Concerts presents pianist Umi Garrett

January 22, 2014

Inyo County residents have an opportunity to see a world-renowned piano solo prodigy at the next offering of the 2013-14 Community Concert Season.
Umi Garrett will be performing live at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28 at the Bishop Union High School auditorium.
Garrett began playing piano when she was four years old. By age 8, she made an appearance on NBC’s “The Ellen DeGeneres Show. By 9, she rleased her first album and she hasn’t looked back.

Law requires most homes to have CO detectors

January 22, 2014

Bishop Fire Chief Ray Seguine brought it to the attention of the City Council at its Jan. 13 meeting that, with the exception of all-electric homes, all homes are required to have properly installed and maintained carbon monoxide detectors.

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