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Lone Pine is kicking off its Christmas celebrations this week with a brand new pet parade on Main Street and an opportunity for local children and adults â and their pets â to meet Santa Claus.
Lone Pine chamber of Commerce Executive Director Kathleen New said festivities began Tuesday with the popular Holiday Chamber Mixer, held at the historic Down Villa. That event drew more than 100 residents and visitors to the hotel to spread holiday cheer.
The community will gather at 1 p.m. this Saturday for the annual Lone Pine Christmas parade, which has been a community tradition since 1944.
Thursday Night Football 12/4/14
Dallas (9-4) 41
Chicago (5-8) 28
Dallas used the 3rd quarter to put this game out of reach. After a tightly contested first half the score was 14-7 in Dallasâ favor. Dallas was able to use an early second half turnover to score a 24 yard touchdown pass from Tony Romo to Cole Beasley. They used great field position to tack on 2 more touchdowns before the end of the 3rd quarter to make the score 35-7. Chicago made the game somewhat close thanks to a 21 point fourth quarter of their own, but it was too little, too late.
Bishop Union High Schoolâs Foundation for Excellence is planning a âMerchant Appreciation Holiday Partyâ to say thanks to all the local businesses who have supported the group over the past year.
Â The BUHS Foundation for ExcellenceÂ isÂ a non-profit fundraising organization that relies on local support to help BUHS provide a quality education to local students.
What everyone expects to be the worst school Christmas pageant ever turns out to be pretty darn good in author Barbara Robinsonâs âThe Best Christmas Pageant Ever.â
The story is a âhilarious yet insightful story of a small town church that puts on the Christmas Story as a pageant that end ups in a different way âŠ Come prepared to be entertained,â said John Louth, who co-directs the production with Gail Swain.
Barber and Myers on the Raiders' win over the 49ers.
California Department of Fish and Wildlife officers have arrested a suspected poacher in Inyo County for illegally killing a trophy 3X3 deer in the G-3 zone â an area highly valued by hunters for its quality of deer and the limited number of tags issued for it each year.
Joseph Eugene Bragdon, 37, of Bishop was taken into custody without incident at his workplace today after a $15,000 arrest warrant was issued by the Inyo County District Attorneyâs Office.
Construction at Cottonwood Plaza, at the intersection of Yaney and Main streets in Bishop, has moved from the parking lot and exterior of the buildings to the interior of the facilities in preparation for tenant improvements, the next step in the process to re-open the shopping center.
Susan Dennman, a member of Yaney Corner LLC, which is spearheading the effort to restore the plaza, said last week that electrical upgrades and concrete work is underway and plumbing upgrades were recently completed at the site.
âWeâre close to being able to accept tenant improvements,â she said.
Gold chains, chest hair, fruitcake and eggnog are coming together next weekend for an internationally acclaimed event suited for everyoneâs tastes.
The Internationally Acclaimed Independence Fruitcake Festival, one of the more unique holiday activities in Inyo County, is returning for its 10th annual installation beginning at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13 at the Legion Hall at the corner of Edwards (U.S. Highway 395) and Kearsarge in Independence.
Yet another new event is coming to the Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fairgrounds, one that CEO Sally Symons hopes will become an annual attraction.
On the heels of a county fair filled with new events, contests and attractions and the recent return of motocross to the fairgrounds, Symons has announced the first-ever Bridal and Quinceanera Faire.
Free to the public, the event is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 7 and is modeled after large, industry-specific expos that cater to clientele searching for very specific items and services.