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What's Up, Up Here? Apr.5 - 12

April 8, 2013

 

Nice write-up on Howard Sheckterin the L.A. Times last Sunday. You wouldn’t think his name is that hard to spell, but on the second try, online, the Timestersgot it right. …

Yep, that was Adam Sandlerhanging out at Old New York Deliwith George Ramirez, Adam’s new best friend in Mammoth. …

Suddenlink Senior Technical Operations Supervisor Joe Wartarecently celebrated 30 years of service in the cable industry, though his first unofficial cable job dates back even further. He was 8 years oldwhen his father started the first cable company in Mammoth Lakes in 1969. “During the summer, the three boys in the familywould work in the ditch behind a backhoe for $5 a day,” sez Joe. “We thought this was awesome.” …

President Barack Obama,busy bee that he is, last week designated five new national monuments, using executive authority to protect historic or ecologically significant sites. The sites are Rio Grande del NorteNational Monument in New Mexico; First State National Monument in Delaware; Harriet Tubman Underground RailroadNational Monument in Maryland; Charles Young Buffalo SoldiersNational Monument in Ohio; and San Juan IslandsNational Monument in Washington State. …

Heavenly MountainResort in South Lake Tahoehas been fined $120,000 by California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control(DTSC) for violating the state’s hazardous waste laws. The fine: $94,000 in penalties and $26,000 in administrative costs. In September 2010 a compliance inspection found a number of oopsies in connection with a used oil tank. …

Wow! Forty people showed up to the first Eastside Velo rideof the season. Started out with some very wet weatherbut turned out to be beautiful blue skies with nice temps. Of course, there was a headwind. …

State Route 270, the Bodie Road, reopened from its winter closure statusbut the gate to the park remained closed due to the snow, which is approximately one and a half miles before the park. There is limited parking at the gate, but please do not block the gate, Caltransrespectfully requests. …

Just for the heck of it: “Tappetizers.” …

Looks like another big weekend for Olympic downhiller Stacey Cookand her girl friends when the second iteration of “Chix on Stix” goes off May 17-19 at Mammoth Mountain. Skiing (including racing tips), nutritional cooking, yoga, movies, Yow! …

Congratulations, Fred and Jean Harris, married 62 years and still going strong. North County residents from Topaz, the Harrises have been married longer than most of us can imagine. Or, maybe, want to imagine. ...

Mono County Supervisor Tim Feskosez he took a recent trip toward Nugent’s Cabinin the Sweetwater Mountains, and said you can drive all the way up! “It’s bone dryup there,” sez he. And if you don’t know where Nugent’s Cabin is, or that there even is a “Sweetwater 

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