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May 25th, 2012

A funny thing happened on the way to the eclipse

May 25, 2012

It was supposed to be a quick run up to the White Mountains to watch last Sunday’s eclipse, then another quick run down the mountains and home to Mammoth in time for Monday morning’s work deadline.

I wasn’t expecting much—just a few hours away from home, a good campfire and meal, and a glimpse of the eclipse.

Of ski boots and cactus spines

May 25, 2012

Local author David Page’s award-winning guidebook packs a surprise on every page

David Page is one of those true Mammoth iconoclasts. He’s a big-name writer and world traveler—living deep and quiet right here in our backyard. He’s written for national publications and media, including the Discovery Channel, Men's Journal, Skiing, Backcountry, The New York Times, Hemispheres—and for locally produced media, such as Eastside magazine.

Mammoth Unified seeks self sufficiency

May 25, 2012

Staring down a looming 25 percent budget cut is enough to rock any company CEO—or maybe instead, it’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 anyone’s memory.

School hacking incident could have wider implications

May 25, 2012

One juvenile boy from Mammoth High School was arrested in early May on suspicion of hacking into the school’s database to change their grades and the grades of at least some additional students, according to the Mammoth Lakes Police Department.

Just Life: Bad breeders and stupid parents

May 25, 2012

 

 Why is it that people have to take a tst to drive a car and absolutely anyone can become a parent? Teachers spend hours and hours learning the best ways to teach our kids how make a positive difference in our world yet some of the parents of the kids they teach have no right to be raising children in the first place. 

Bridgeport former utilities district manager arrested

May 25, 2012

 

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. 

Lest we forget

May 25, 2012

We're hoping everybodyhas a great Memorial Day Weekend, here and throughout the country.

Fido & Me — Dinner with the stars

May 25, 2012

Fido says we should have a “Fantasy Dinner Party.”

Grasseschi has new book on great hikes

May 25, 2012

There’s a new book about the Eastern Sierra, written by someone every Mammoth Times reader already knows.

Mammoth looks for new commissioners; no more stipends

May 25, 2012

Mammoth has somewhat of a shortage in commissioners in the planning, recreation and transportation areas, and time is running out for candidates.

Edison 'Smart Meters' are up and running in Mammoth

May 25, 2012

 

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.

What's Up, Up Here? The news and gossip for May 25-31

May 25, 2012

Red Rover, Red Rover, a rink roof is on the way over

May 25, 2012

 

At this time next year, a roof will span the ice rink.

May 22nd

RAW: Comments sought on snow play and winter recreation areas of Mammoth Mountain

May 22, 2012

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 Woolly’s Adventure Summit (WAS), the winter snow play area adjacent to the ski area.

RAW: Comments sought on Mammoth Mountain bike park

May 22, 2012

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.

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