May 25th, 2012
Staring down a looming 25 percent budget cut is enough to rock any company CEOâ€”or maybe instead, itâ€™s enough to demand change.
It is the latter that Mammoth Unified School District Superintendent Rich Boccia bet on Monday, when he called together about 52 locals to plot the future of the district as it confronts the worst school budget cuts in anyoneâ€™s memory.
One juvenile boy from Mammoth High School was arrested in early May on suspicion of hacking into the schoolâ€™s database to change their grades and the grades of at least some additional students, according to the Mammoth Lakes Police Department.
The former general manager of the Bridgeport Public Utilities District has been arrested on suspicion of embezzlement. According to the Mono County District Attorney’s office, in early April, the DA’s office was alerted to an allegation of misappropriation of funds from the Bridgeport PUD.
Fido says we should have a “Fantasy Dinner Party.”
There’s a new book about the Eastern Sierra, written by someone every Mammoth Times reader already knows.
Mammoth has somewhat of a shortage in commissioners in the planning, recreation and transportation areas, and time is running out for candidates.
By now you’ve seem them—the Corix installers in the yellow vests, driving Corix vehicles this way and that, and wearing Corix ID badges representing them as Southern California Edison contractors.
At this time next year, a roof will span the ice rink.
The Mammoth Ranger District of the Inyo National Forest is preparing an Environmental Assessment (EA) on proposed projects at Mammoth Mountain Ski Area (MMSA), which would be carried out this fall. The proposed projects would enhance developed winter recreation at MMSA and at Woollyâ€™s Adventure Summit (WAS), the winter snow play area adjacent to the ski area.
The Inyo National Forest, Mammoth Ranger District is soliciting comments on a Mammoth Mountain Bike Park Trail Construction Project proposal. Mammoth Mountain Ski Area (MMSA), a permittee on the Inyo National Forest, has proposed to construct 2.5 miles of mountain bike trails in the vicinity of, and in conjunction with the operation of the Discovery Chair (Chair 11.) All proposed trail construction is within the Mammoth Mountain Ski Area permit boundaries.
Sarah Tomsky has reported to duty as the new Deputy District Ranger for the Mammoth and Mono Lake Ranger Districts of the Inyo National Forest, according to forest officials. Most recently Tomsky has served as a program specialist in fuels management at the U.S. Forest Serviceâ€™s Region 5 Regional Office in Vallejo, California.
Itâ€™s time to renew Town of Mammoth Lakes dog licenses for the upcoming fiscal year. Join us for our annual license sale/vaccination clinic in the Police Department parking lot on Saturday, June 9 from 4 to 5:30 pm.
If your dog does not need a rabies vaccination update, you can just purchase a license for $13 if your animal is spayed/neutered or $30 if it is not. You donâ€™t need to bring your pet to the clinic unless it needs a vaccination update. Dr. Gaylon TeSlaa and the staff of Alpen Veterinary clinic will be on hand with low cost vaccinations for both dogs and cats.