October 22nd, 2012
Walls are usually built to separate one side from another or to keep something in and something out.
W. Marvin Sigler
City department heads had the opportunity to list widespread accomplishments during Bishopâ€™s first State of the City report Oct. 9.
The idea came to Bishop City Councilâ€™s attention when various council members attended state meetings, such as League of California Cities, said City Administrator Keith Caldwell.
Inyo County officials and the 2011-12 Grand Jury agree that the county should build a new consolidated office in the Bishop area. However, county officials say that conditions arenâ€™t as bad as the Grand Jury claimed in a report earlier this year.
In its 2011-12 report, the Grand Jury recommended in July that local officials continue to work with a local contractor to build a consolidated office, citing poor working conditions, high utility and lease costs and a lack of handicapped accessibility.
In exactly three weeks, voters in the City of Bishop will decide the future landscape of the City Council.
George Arthur Chatburn
Appearing on Bishop voters’ Nov. 6 ballots alongside state elections and the race for the White House will be the five-person contest for City Council.
More than seven years of planning and construction culminates next week with Northern Inyo Hospital opening its new facility to the public.
The hospital passed a rigorous licensing inspection earlier this week (the last in a series of state and federal inspections) and was approved for licensing Thursday morning, allowing it to open its doors to patients Monday morning.
Eastern Sierra Breast Cancer Alliance will soon host its annual fun run, raffle and impromptu art sale, to benefit the organization, which sustains cancer patients and their families with emotional as well as financial support.
â€śWe expect about 300 people,â€ť ESBCA Treasurer Andrea Shallcross said of the annual event, which is the organizationâ€™s biggest fundraiser.