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Independence, California is located in Inyo County. Zip codes in Independence, CA include 93526. The median home price in Independence is $175,000. More Independence information.

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Yesterday | The Inyo Register

Easter eggstravanzas planned this weekend

The Easter Bunny hands out treats at last year's Easter egg hunt at Mendenhall Park in Big Pine.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Inyo Register

Schedule set for Norman Clyde birthday bash

Norman Clyde with his trademark campaign hat, ice axe, pistol and back-breaking pack.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Inyo Register

County unveils a much scaled-down REGPA

Julie Fought, Richard Potashin, Sue Hutson and Paul Fretheim share their view on the draft REGPA with travelers on Edwards Street in Independence before Tuesday's board meeting.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Inyo Register

Groups urge continued vigilance

At an April 1, 2014 press conference, held on the steps of the Inyo County Courthouse in Independence, stakeholders called on the Inyo County Board of Supervisors to protect the Owens Valley from industrial-scale renewable energy development.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Inyo Register

County unveils a much scaled-down REGPA

Julie Fought, Richard Potashin, Sue Hutson and Paul Fretheim share their view on the draft REGPA with travelers on Edwards Street in Independence before Tuesday's board meeting.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

The Inyo Register

Groups planning to call for REGPA revisions

Eyes from around Inyo County, and across the state, will be focused on Independence on April 1 as the Inyo County Board of Supervisors weighs in on the Renewable Energy General Plan Amendment.

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The Inyo Register

Trial date set in Rossy case

Dawndee Rossy and Ken Rossy stand accused of embezzling more than $1.5 million from the Inyo County Health and Human Services Public Assistance fund.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

Holtville Tribune

Senator Ben Hueso and Assemblyman Manuel P rez to hold Geothermal Hearing

On Thursday, April 3, Senator Ben Hueso, Chair of the Senate Select Committee for California's Energy Independence, and Assemblymember V. Manuel PA©rez, Chair of the Assembly Select Committee of the Renewable Energy Economy in Rural California, will hold a joint informational hearing to discuss the policies and trends affecting geothermal ... (more)

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

The Inyo Register

REGPA discussion Tuesday

The Inyo County Board of Supervisors - Fifth District Supervisor Matt Kingsley, First District Supervisor Linda Arcularious, Second District Supervisor Jeff Griffiths, Third District Supervisor and Board Chair Rick Pucci and Fourth District Supervisor Mark Tillemans - will discuss the draft REGPA and provide direction to staff beginning at 1:30 ... (more)

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

KQED

Tim Donnelly, GOP Candidate for Governor, Spending Twice as Much as He's Raised

State Assemblyman Tim Donnelly's gubernatorial campaign spent money at nearly twice the rate it raised it during the first three months of the year, ending with less than $11,000 cash on hand in mid-March, according to financial reports he filed with the state.

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Mammoth Times & Eastern Sierra Times

UPDATED 3-25: High elevation fire above Independence highlights second driest winter on record so far

This small fire high above Independence, started for an unknown reason on March 14, should not even be possible in a normal winter when the 9,000-foot site of the fire would be covered in more than ten feet of snow.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

The Inyo Register

County looking deeper into General Plan update

At the conclusion of last week's Renewable Energy General Plan workshop, the Inyo County Board of Supervisors approved a grant application to the California Energy Commission that will help fund continued research on renewable energy and energy transmission.

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The Wave

Travis Allen: SCA 5 abolishes Californians' civil rights

The United States is a country founded on the principles of opportunity, freedom and equality for all regardless of background, race, or socioeconomic status.

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Thu Mar 20, 2014

Downey Patriot

With help from The Arc, Billy Blau finds joy

Sometimes the people who can't speak are the ones who communicate the loudest. Billy Blau, 36, is autistic and rarely speaks more than a few words a day.

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Mammoth Times & Eastern Sierra Times

High elevation fire above Independence reveals drought

A wildfire at about 9,000 feet elevation in the mountains above Independence that started late last week-cause still unknown-should be impossible this time of year, but the drought has stripped the high Sierra of its normal snowpack, leaving it uncharacteristically vulnerable to fire the first week of spring, 2014.

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Mon Mar 17, 2014

The Inyo Register

REGPA and the Deepest Valley: How a public meeting launched a website that turned into a movement

Bryan Kostors launched www.deepestvalley.com almost immediately after the Feb. 26 Planning Commission meeting in which the commissioners seemed to ignore the input of 31 speakers.

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