From the perspective of the Bishop Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau, the current drought has had little impact on visitation or local events and promotions.
At the Feb. 24 City Council meeting, Chamber Executive Director Tawni Thomson painted an optimistic picture of what the agency â€śhas been up to,â€ť including local and Southern California events, a new hiking publication, an international TV spot and upcoming public mixers and meetings.
MARCH 1 â€“â€“â€“ Like a lot of residents, Iâ€™m perplexed by the actions of the Inyo County Planning Commission this week. More than that, Iâ€™m outraged.
Iâ€™ve observed and reported on local government and its agents for the past 14 years. What Iâ€™ve witnessed, for the most part, is democracy in action: citizens providing guidance to their elected leaders or volunteers appointed to digest that input on the elected officialsâ€™ behalf and pass it on in the form of a policy recommendation.