Archive - Aug 8, 2011 - News Article
There are small notebooks, or sometimes just a few bits of paper, and a writing utensil, stuffed into a can or box of some sort at the highest point of nearly every mountain in the Sierra Nevada and beyond. These summit registers are a record of the peakâ€™s visitors, considered historical documents by some.
Unfortunately, the registers have become a target for thieves.
The local public transportation system is growing â€“ slowly, and sometimes painfully, but it is growing.
Amid funding shortages and other setbacks â€“ such as a delay in delivery of vehicles for the Reds Meadow shuttle program and increasing fuel costs â€“ the organization will have to cut some services but will retain its workforce. It is also asking less of its member agencies than it has in the past to get over this time of yearâ€™s financial hump.
District 9 California High School Rodeo received this week one of the largest donations in the districtâ€™s history â€“ from a local employees union.
Workers with the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power donated $1,032 to the Bishop-based high school rodeo on Thursday, surprising plenty of young cowboys and cowgirls in the process.
According to LADWP Store Keeper Adele Pratt, the donation is a direct result of employees with the department wanting to give back to the community.