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Significant Details: California’s plain plates a golden opportunity

January 28, 2014

When it comes to catchy license plate slogans, California’s plate is empty. It’s devoid of any crumb of creativity, boosterism or even buffoonery. The state’s car plates have no cool colors, no catchy slogans, no boasting, no bragging, no nothing. Just the word “California” and the DMV website. That bland combo can’t compete with, say, New Mexico’s bright yellow, art-accented “Land of Enchantment.” Or even the totally bogus boast, “Ski Utah,” from a state with a mere sliver of mountains.

Lois Anna Broady

January 28, 2014

Lois Anna Broady
1915-2014

Born April 14, 1915 in Long Beach, Lois Anna (Smith) Broady died Tuesday, Jan. 14 at the Bishop Care Center. She was 98 and had lived in Big Pine for 87 years.
Her father, Frank W. “Skeet” Smith, brought his family to Big Pine in 1926, where they happily fell into the country life of the Owens Valley. His wife, Lois Wells Smith, nurtured Lois and her sisters Eleanor and Dorothy into homemaking, gardening, art, music, community service and other talents like fishing, at which Lois excelled nearly her entire life.

Dr. Suzanne A. M. Stokes

January 28, 2014

Dr. Suzanne A. M. Stokes
1927-2014

Dr. Suzanne A. M. Stokes, beloved mother, grandmother of three, great-grandmother of seven, passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2014 from injuries suffered in a car accident.

Stephen Johnson

January 28, 2014

Stephen Johnson
1953-2014

Born Sept. 18, 1953 in Melrose, Mass., eight-year Bishop resident Stephen Johnson passed way at home with his family by his side on Jan. 20, 2014.

Tiana Leigh Hooper

January 28, 2014

Tiana Leigh Hooper
1987-2014

Tiana Leigh Hooper was born on July 31,1987 in Bishop. She passed away Jan. 16, 2014 in Jackson Hole, Wyo.

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