LA mayor visits Owens Valley community leaders

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, right, discusses land divestment issues with, from left, Bishop City Administrator Ron Phillips, Bishop Mayor Stephen Muchovej, Bishop council member Karen Kong and Inyo County Second District Supervisor Jeff Griffiths. Garcetti held a meet -and-greet Friday at the Tri-County Fairgrounds with community and business leaders.

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti toured the Owens Valley Friday, meeting with tribal officials and community leaders that culminated in a meet-and-greet at the Eastern Sierra Tri-County Fairgrounds.

In an interview, Garcetti said it was important to him as the mayor of LA to come to the Owens Valley because LA has such a strong presence in the area.

To read more about Garcetti's visit, see the July 17 edition of The Inyo Register or click on the e-edition tab at the top of the page.

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