ESCFM: 20 Years

ESCFM continues to celebrate its 20th anniversary. In addition to fresh fruits, veggies, eggs, a customer survey, and a drawing for a basket of produce and other goodies donated by the farmers and other vendors. The community is invited to “come for the food and stay for the fun!”

Eastern Sierra Certified Farmers’ Market has two locations –

Bishop Farmers’ Market
When: Saturday mornings from June through October (9 to 11 a.m.)
Where:Westerly of Hwy 395 on Church Street, directly behind City Hall

Skip’s Outdoor Market in Mammoth Lakes
which honors the late Skip Harvey, one time mayor of Mammoth Lakes
When: Wednesday evenings from July through October (4-7 p.m.)
Where: Hwy 203 at the Mammoth Luxury Outlet Mall.

Seasonal items are offered weekly. There is always something new at the Market!

ESCFM is always looking for suggestions from the community, new farmers/gardeners, complimentary vendors, artists, and entertainment to join adjacent to the weekly Markets. For the Bishop location contact Sue at (760) 937-6768 or by e-mail at bishopfarmersmarket@gmail.com for the Mammoth location contact Cleland at (760) 914-2000 or by e-mail at cleland@mammothluxuryoutlets.com.

County of Inyo - Environmental Filings: Renewable Energy Conservation Plan, Owens Gorge Flow Restoration Project

The following documents posted and filed on September 30, 2014, in the County Clerk's Office pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA):

Document Type: Notice of Availability
Project Title: Draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Impact Statement for the Draft Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan

Lead Agency: California Energy Commission The document can be viewed here: http://www.inyocounty.us/EnvironmentalDocuments/Documents/14-042.pdf

The following documents posted and filed on September 24, 2014, in the County Clerk's Office pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA):
Document Type: Notice of Intent
Project Title: Notice of Intent (NOI) to Adopt a Negative Declaration (ND) for the Owens Gorge Flow Restoration Project
Lead Agency: Los Angeles Department of Water and Power The document can be viewed here: http://www.inyocounty.us/EnvironmentalDocuments/Documents/notice%20of%20intent.pdf

A complete list of documents filed/posted in the County Clerk's Office pursuant to CEQA since January 1, 2010 can be viewed on the following website: http://www.inyocounty.us/EnvironmentalDocuments/EnvDocs.php

SRHL: It's that time of year again!

Registration dates for the 2014-2015 season are:

Saturday, OCTOBER 4 - 9:30AM - 1:30PM @ Bishop city park in front of field 4 backstop
Thursday, OCTOBER 9 - 6:00PM - 8:00PM @ Bishop High School library
Tuesday, OCTOBER 14 - 6:00PM - 8:00PM @ Bishop High School library

Fees for this season are: $145 for Mites, Bantams, Peewees & Juniors $90 for Jr. Mites $125 for adults *Registration forms are available to pre-fill and print at bishophockey.com

ESPC: Oct. Meeting

Eastern Sierra Photographer's Club announces the next meeting. Bring your camera to learn how it works! Visitors are welcome. Come join us to learn and observe with enthusiastic photographers in the beautiful Eastern Sierra.

When: Thurs. Oct. 2 (7pm)
Where: Jill Kinmont Boothe School (Lozito Room) in Bishop.
Questions: Lynn 937-7736

BLM: Save the Date - Alabama Hills Cleanup

Public Invited to Celebrate National Public Lands Day

Oct. 4, Alabama Hills Cleanup

The Bureau of Land Management Bishop Field Office invites you to celebrate National Public Lands Day. Join your friends Oct. 4 in the Alabama Hills to volunteer for community-based conservation projects in the eastern Sierra. Or mark the day by visiting public land near you to enjoy your favorite outdoor activity.

The Alabama Hills Stewardship Group and the Bishop Field Office will also sponsor a cleanup of the Alabama Hills on Saturday, Oct. 4. This event will prepare the area for the upcoming Lone Pine Film Festival on Oct. 10-12. Participants in the Alabama Hills event should meet at 8 a.m. at the Lone Pine McDonalds for a volunteer orientation breakfast courtesy of McDonalds or at Movie Road and Whitney Portal Road at 9 a.m.
Work is expected to take approximately 3 hours.
efreshments will be provided.

Volunteers for both events should wear sturdy shoes or boots, long pants and long sleeves, a hat and gloves. Sunscreen is also strongly recommended. Tools will be provided.

For further information about the Alabama Hills event, contact Chris Langley, Inyo County film commissioner, at (760) 937-1189 or Richard Williams, BLM recreation planner, at (760) 872-5033.

County of Inyo: Registration Ends - Mon., Oct. 20, 2014


Kammi Foote, Inyo County Clerk, announces that Monday, October 20, 2014 is the last day to register to vote for the November 4, 2014 General Election.

Registering to vote has been made easier thanks to the latest phase of an online voter registration application. Online or on paper, California’s laws and procedures for processing voter registration applications are identical. The voter registration application is accessible at RegisterToVote.ca.gov. Paper applications are available at the Elections Office, post offices, public libraries, the Department of Motor Vehicles and more.

Also, voters may now find the location of their polling place, view copies of their Sample Ballot booklet or track the status of the Vote-by-Mail ballot on-line at the Elections Department website at http://elections.inyocounty.us

If you have any questions regarding voting in this election you are encouraged to contact the Election Department at: 760-878-0224