September 15th, 2014
Fall is on its way, and its impending arrival marks the return of the popular âExplore Your Universeâ lecture series, featuring talks by prominent astronomers sharing their research and discoveries.
The Owens Valley Radio Observatory and Cerro Coso Community College invite the public to attend their first installment of the 2014 edition at 7 p.m. this Thursday, Sept. 18, when Dr. Christopher Greer from the University of Arizona gives a talk titled âImaging a Black Hole: From the Owens Valley to the South Pole.â
New City Administrator Jim Tatum recently talked about his first weeks in office and his plans for the immediate future in his first report before the Bishop City Council.
At the Sept. 8 meeting, Tatum began with gratitude for the âphenomenal receptionâ city staff has given him and went on to include topics concerning the city budgets and development of the business community.
During her quarterly report before City Council, Miss Bishop Chelsea Smart spoke about everything from taking the Ice Bucket Challenge to starting a local youth program about which she is passionate.
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A power outage stemming from a Southern California Edison system failure in Silver Canyon cut off cell phone service for AT&T customers and KIBS/KBOV radio in Bishop.
Phone calls to Edison seeking information on the outage were not returned as of press time Friday. A representative of KIBS/KBOV said the outage began at 6 a.m. Friday, and at that time, Edison said it would last about six hours. However, power remained out as of 4 p.m. Friday.
Local artist and videographer Alex âSkandarâ Reid received the City of Bishop Certificate of Recognition this week before heading across country to work on a project in Florida.
Reid accepted the certificate and a round of compliments and well wishes Monday night from the City Council, which listed Reidâs many accomplishments on behalf of the city and the community.
For the full story, see the Saturday, Sept. 13
Hazards appearing on dirt roads in the Lone Pine area have local officials concerned for the safety of off-highway vehicle riders.
The Inyo County Sheriffâs Department, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and Bureau of Land Management are currently investigating a case of possible vandalism in the Pangborn area near Lone Pine, as someone appears to be placing large rocks and boulders in the middle of a network of dirt roads.