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Donations sought in wake of tragedy

December 13, 2013

Jillian Sedivec, 28, a Bishop resident most recently of Oceanside, was killed alongside her 4-year-old daughter, Savanah, on Dec. 10 in a traffic accident north of Oceanside.
The single mother leaves behind an 8-year-old daughter, Cydney, as well as funeral and memorial expenses.
A fund has been established at Fundrazr to help the family in its time of need. Donations can made securely online at https://fundrazr.com/campaigns/8f0c6.

City weighs Symons contract termination

December 13, 2013

As of the Dec. 9 City Council meeting, the City of Bishop’s contract to provide police department emergency dispatch service to Symons Emergency Specialties was still not solidified but new possible future outcomes were discussed at length.

Help is available for the homeless

December 13, 2013

Inyo County agencies and organizations are offering a variety of assistance to homeless community members during this year’s bitterly cold winter season.
Along those lines, a program is currently being established that is especially dedicated to addressing the needs of the homeless population.
The Eastern Sierra Continuum of Care Program, a state- and federally-funded program, would provide essential services to the homeless population of Inyo, Mono and Alpine counties, said Larry Emerson, housing and planning director for Inyo-Mono Advocates for Community Action.

Group fights back against LADWP

December 13, 2013

Manzanzar National Historic Site supporters are fighting back in an effort to prevent the construction of a 1,200-acre solar ranch across the highway from the former World War II internment camp.
The Manzanar Committee launched a formal letter-writing campaign Dec. 5, urging Los Angeles and Owens Valley residents to go on record in opposition to the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s proposed solar project which would be located in direct line of sight with the National Historic Site.

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