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Mt. Whitney grad battles for rock title – Visalia Times-Delta

March 22, 2017 11:01:26 am | 0 Comments

Jacob Wilson, Centerpath hopes to win radio station contest Centerpath will perform atthe Battle of the Bands for Blazefest 2017 finals are 9 p.m. to midnight Saturday at the Full Circle Brewing Co, 620 F St. in Fresno. There’s a $5 cover.(Photo: Catalino Alvarez Jr./Cat Eye View Photography) Rock band Centerpath, which features vocalist Mt.…

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LA Declares Emergency over Flood Risk along Aqueduct – Breitbart News

March 22, 2017 4:55:10 am | 0 Comments

Brian Melley / Associated Press by Chriss W. Street22 Mar 2017Newport Beach, CA0 22 Mar, 201722 Mar, 2017 SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti declared an emergency on Monday, as a mass snowmelt in the Eastern Sierras threatens communities in the Owens Valley and along the 221-mile Los Angeles Aqueduct. The…

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LADWP 'channelizing' water near Owens Lake – Sierra Wave

March 21, 2017 2:06:41 pm | 0 Comments

By Deb Murphy We all knew it was in the works, but listening to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles Department of Water and Power staff announce the emergency declaration for the length of the aqueduct system and describe the danger to life, property, hydroelectric plants and especially the Owens Lake dust mitigation…

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Suspect sought for crime in Olancha – Sierra Wave

March 21, 2017 2:06:41 pm | 0 Comments

Press release The Inyo County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s assistance. Early this morning at approximately 2:45 am, the Sheriff’s Office was notified of a burglary at the Ranch Motel in Olancha and attempted theft of a vehicle from the Mobil Gas Station in Olancha. The suspect broke into one of the rooms…

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Fun fundraiser for Lone Pine FFA – Sierra Wave

March 21, 2017 1:58:25 pm | 0 Comments

Press release Lone Pine FFA Boosters Club is pleased to announce the 2017 Blue & Gold Fundraiser. This year the Spring Round-up will be held on Friday, March 31, 2017 from 7-10 pm at the Lone Pine Film History Museum located on Highway 395 in Lone Pine. Not only will you have the opportunity to…

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Los Angeles Aqueduct to see massive Sierra runoff – Bakersfield Now

March 20, 2017 10:11:15 pm | 0 Comments

LOS ANGELES (AP) —  Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has declared an emergency due to predictions of overwhelming runoff from the eastern Sierra Nevada snowpack that feeds the Los Angeles Aqueduct. The action Monday is aimed at helping the city Department of Water and Power respond to what it describes as the threat to “the…

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Los Angeles Aqueduct to see massive Sierra runoff – Fairfield Daily Republic

March 20, 2017 8:19:26 pm | 0 Comments

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has declared an emergency due to predictions of overwhelming runoff from the eastern Sierra Nevada snowpack that feeds the Los Angeles Aqueduct. The action Monday is aimed at helping the city Department of Water and Power respond to what it describes as the threat to “the…

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Melting record snowpack could flood LA Aqueduct and Owens Valley – 89.3 KPCC

March 20, 2017 3:30:50 pm | 0 Comments

California snow depth on March 16, 2016 (left) and March 16, 2015 (right). National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration The city of Los Angeles gets much of its water from the Owens River watershed in the Eastern Sierra Nevada. But the record snowpack there could produce more runoff this spring and summer than LA’s Department of Water and…

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Melting record snowpack could flood LA Aqueduct and Owens Valley – 89.3 KPCC

March 20, 2017 3:30:50 pm | 0 Comments

California snow depth on March 16, 2016 (left) and March 16, 2015 (right). National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration The city of Los Angeles gets much of its water from the Owens River watershed in the Eastern Sierra Nevada. But the record snowpack there could produce more runoff this spring and summer than LA’s Department of Water and…

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After Winter Storms, Historic Snowpack Runoff Threatens Flood Damage Along LA Aqueduct – NBC Southern California

March 20, 2017 1:05:25 pm | 0 Comments

The threat of overwhelming runoff from the eastern Sierra Nevada snowpack once it melts this spring has authorities preparing for the possibility of flooding and damage to the Los Angeles Aqueduct. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti declared an emergency Monday due to predictions of damaging runoff. The decision comes in the wake of an infrastructure crisis…

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