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City of Bishop: After School Program


After School Program

Mission Statement
The City of Bishop Community Services Department, through a coordinated effort, seeks to enrich the quality of life of the citizens we serve, by providing safe and accessible recreational facilities and a diversified program of recreational activities for all citizens.

After School Goals
The After School Program is designed to provide positive after school activities for elementary school participants within a safe, secure and enriching environment. A trained and caring staff supervises the program. Educational and recreational activities geared to the interest of the participants are provided and will include: homework help, arts and crafts, sports, games, special events, music days, and group activities.

Click here for the Registration Application, Enrollment Application, Parent Handbook and Code of Conduct Manual.

Metabolic Studio: Conversation 76


The Metabolic Studio is Hosting Conversations About Water during the Centenary of the LA Owens River Aqueduct.

Please join us for Conversation 76: Results of the Owens Valley Committee and Sierra Club CG Roxane Cabin Bar Ranch Lawsuit

When: Sat., Aug. 2 (5 pm)
Where: Metabolic Studio IOU Garden, Willow @ Main St., Lone Pine.

County of Inyo: Deadline for Written Arguments for/against Measures

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that any written arguments for or against MEASURES TO APPEAR ON THE NOVEMBER 4, 2014 GENERAL BALLOT must be filed with the office of the Inyo County Clerk, P.O. Drawer F, 168 N. Edwards St, Independence, CA 93526 no later than 5:00 p.m. on August 14, 2014. Arguments must be accompanied by a Statement that Ballot Argument is True and Correct, available from the County Clerk’s office, signed and dated by the author(s). Arguments shall not exceed 300 words.

NOTICE IS ALSO HEREBY GIVEN that if an argument in favor of and an argument against a MEASURE is submitted, copies will be mailed to the respective authors in order that they may submit a rebuttal argument. Rebuttal arguments must be accompanied by a Statement that Ballot Argument is True and Correct, signed and dated by the author(s). The deadline for filing a rebuttal argument will be 5:00 p.m. on August 21, 2014. Rebuttal arguments shall not exceed 250 words

A ballot argument or, if applicable, a rebuttal argument which includes in its text the name of a person, other than the author of the argument, who is represented as being for or against a measure, shall not be accepted unless the argument is accompanied by a signed consent of such person.

Kammi Foote
Inyo County Clerk Registrar of Voters

City of Bishop: Night Swim at Bishop City Park Pool


With the hot days and warm nights we all need an evening cool down.

Come to the City of Bishop Park Pool Night Swim!

When: Friday, July 25 (7-9pm)
Cost: Regular pricing will be charged.
Questions: City of Bishop Community Services 760-873-5863

OVGC: Farmers Market in Independence

The next Southern Inyo Farmers Market will take place on Friday June 13 at the Owens Valley Growers Cooperative in Independence between 4 and 7 pm, on the corner of Edwards St. (Route 395) and Kearsarge.

This week’s market will feature tomatoes, chard, sumer squash, season greens, eggs, herbs, stone fruit, arts and crafts and baked goods. WIC accepted.

When: Fri., July 25 (4-7 pm)
Where: Mairs Market parking lot, Independence-corner of Edwards St. (Rte. 395) and Kearsarge
Questions: 510-468-7113

ESLT: Brown Bag Lunch - Aspen Carvings


What's quakin' this month? Join Eastern Sierra Land Trust (ESLT), Nancy Hadlock and Richard Potashin as they share their work exploring the historic art form of aspen carvings and discovering the stories behind them. Nancy has been an educator for the National Park Service and US Forest Service, and Richard is a longtime Eastern Sierra Resident. They have both been studying the history, culture, and solitary lifestyle of the Basque sheepherder and the natural history of aspen trees for many years.

All are invited to attend, and are encouraged to bring their own lunch.

When: Wed., Aug.6th (12-1pm)
Where: ESLT's office garden, 176 Home Street in Bishop
Questions: Education Coordinator and AmeriCorps member, Sara Kokkelenberg at (760) 873-4554 or visit www.eslt.org.

Hope to see you there!