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November 4th, 2014

Decision Day: Semi-official results released

November 4, 2014

Inyo County Clerk Kammi Foote has released semi-official results for the Nov. 4 General Election in Inyo County.
Available at the results show Karen Schwartz and Joe Pecsi in the lead for Bishop City Council, Eduardo Sandoval and Jeff Perry leading the race for Round Valley school board and Kathy Zack, Josh Nicholson and Taylor Ludwick at the head of the pack for Bishop school
In Lone Pine, the school board is being led by Cheryl Howerton, Donna Carson and Jason Olin.

VIDEO: The Midterm Election Races to Watch

November 4, 2014

Bloomberg -- Eurasia Group's Corey Boles, Bloomberg Business Week's Josh Green and Bloomberg's Peter Cook discuss the midterm elections with Bloomberg's Mark Crumpton on "Bottom Line."

Pro Football Weekend Recap

November 4, 2014

Thursday 10/30
28 New Orleans (4-4) @
10 Carolina (3-5-1)
New Orleans took over sole possession of first place in the NFC South, as running back Mark Ingram continued his strong season as he ran for 100+ yards and 2 touchdowns. The New Orleans defense was able to stymy Carolina QB Cam Newton, who was 10-28 passing for 151 yards.

Sunday 11/2
22 Cleveland (5-3) vs.
17 Tampa Bay (1-7)

November 3rd

Polls open today for General Election

November 3, 2014

Voters from across the country will be heading to the polls today to help decide the future of various state and federal offices, as well as the outcomes of local elections.
In addition to widerspread races and issues, in Inyo County, residents will be voting for members of their community’s school board. Bishop residents will also have the opportunity to elect two members to the Bishop City Council.

New voter technology to be tested

November 3, 2014

Local voters on today will have the chance to help test brand-new voting technology that could some day revolutionize the way ballots are cast not just in California, but across the country.
Inyo County will be testing out an open source voting system today at the Charles Brown Auditorium in Bishop, where thousands of residents will be reporting to the polls to help decide the fate of several local and statewide races.
The system, known as LiveBallot Tablet, has not been certified for use in elections and won’t actually be tabulating votes as part of the Nov. 4 General Election.

Locals hoping to launch dock program

November 3, 2014

Randy Short, a Vietnam combat vet and a member of the California Boating and Waterways Commission, is leading a charge to obtain state money to build fishing docks on a number of local lakes and ponds to improve access for boats, kayaks and float tubes.
Short is working with local volunteers, Inyo County, Mono County and the U.S. Forest Service to identify which bodies of water should have a dock added.
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is looking into the program to decide if it wants to get involved, according to Short.

VIDEO: Are the San Francisco 49ers done?

November 3, 2014's Andrew Perloff and Aaron Nagler take a look at the disappointing San Francisco 49ers.

VIDEO: Dolphins vs. Chargers: One going up, one going down

November 3, 2014's Andrew Perloff and Aaron Nagler look at the differing fortunes of the Miami Dolphins and the San Diego Chargers

October 31st

Earth to Sky club claims another ‘first’

October 31, 2014

Earth to Sky Calculus, a student science group, recently set a record by eclipsing all former methods used to photograph the phases of a solar eclipse.        
During the Oct. 23 partial eclipse of the sun, members of the student-directed group captured 11 images of the crescent sun taken from a suborbital helium balloon. The photo series was taken “in a way that’s never been done before,” said Earth to Sky mentor Dr. Tony Phillips.

REGPA almost out for public review

October 31, 2014

Inyo County Planning is nearing completion of its Renewable Energy General Plan Update Environmental Impact Report as work continues on other General Plan updates.
Planning Director Josh Hart explained that the General Plan, which experienced a major overhaul in 2001, is a “living, breathing document” that is subject to regular amendments to ensure the county’s guiding document for land-use planning is up-to-date with the changing world.


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