City of Bishop: Summer Kickoff

The 3rd Annual Bishop Summer Kickoff will be held at Bishop City Park June 22. This family-friendly event is a celebration of the diverse cultures in our community. There will be music and dancing, fun and games, arts and crafts, a giant raffle and plenty of delicious food! Bring your friends and family and spend a joyous afternoon in the park.

3rd Annual Bishop Summer Kickoff
When: Sat., June 22 (11 AM-3PM)
: Bishop City Park

Mammoth Letters: Save the Date - Eastern Sierra Book Festival


A FREE all-day celebration of books, reading, writing and publishing. Free books and books for sale all day. Games and festivities. Be on the lookout for writer Mary Austin and Stephen Willard, renowned artist of the Eastern Sierra, as well as some Shakespearean characters. Come as your favorite literary character and let us guess who you are. Speakers throughout the day. Story hours at 11 a.m. with a librarian and 2 p.m. with new book Skierella. Working Dogs of the Eastern Sierra, stars of a new book, will be there at 2 p.m. Come meet your heroes! Book signing with authors 3-5 p.m. with David Woodruff, Robin Morning, David Carle, Debbie Boucher, Eva Poole-Gilson, Greg Gutierrez, Jennifer Crittenden, and many others. Publishing resources for aspiring authors. Hayden Cabin in Mammoth Lakes.

Eastern Sierra Book Festival
When: July 14, 2019 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Hayden Cabin, Mammoth Lakes, CA

The Longest Straw: "Paya the Movie" movie screening

Last night, at the Paya: The Water Story of the Paiute screening at PatagoniaAlan Bacock and the Owens Valley Indian Water Commission broke down the toxic relationship the city of Los Angeles has with Inyo County.

The city of Los Angeles owns over 240,000 acres in Payahuunadü (the Owens Valley). Griffith park in Los Angeles (one of the largest municipal parks with urban wilderness) is over 4,210 acres. That's only about 2% of the land area LADWP owns in Payahuunadü (the Owens Valley)! It is the responsibility of all Angelenos that pay their water bill to the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power to come together with the people of Payahuunadü (the Owens Valley) and be good stewards of this land. 

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