Latest Inyo County, California Stories

2014-08-14 23:01:08

Indian Fair Days promotes and instills pride in Native and non-Native families and gives all generations an opportunity to display their traditional heritage. Contestants showcase their skills and intricate regalia during the two-day dance competition. North Fork, CA (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 The mountain community of North Fork, located at the exact geographic center of California, once again celebrates its rich history August 23 and 24, 2014, at the 44th annual Indian Fair Days and Pow...

2011-02-01 18:14:00

CANTIL, Calif., Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by Friends of Jawbone: A federal judge Saturday declined to restrict public access to some 5,000 miles of roads and trails in the West Mojave desert. A coalition of environmental groups had asked United States District Judge Susan Illston to allow only the use of street legal vehicles across the 9.3 million acre planning area of the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) West Mojave Plan (WEMO). Illston...

2009-08-20 09:18:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Terra-Gen Power, LLC, (Terra-Gen), a wholly-owned affiliate of ArcLight Capital Partners (ArcLight), announced today that its corporate subsidiary Coso Operating Company, LLC (Coso) has executed a settlement agreement with Little Lake Ranch, Inc. (LLR), which resolves pending litigation challenging the approval of Terra-Gen's Hay Ranch Water Project. Terra-Gen is pleased to announce today that it has resolved a claim in California Superior Court associated...

2009-08-03 08:30:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Terra-Gen Power, LLC, ("Terra-Gen"), a wholly-owned affiliate of ArcLight Capital Partners ("ArcLight"), announced today that its Coso Geothermal Facility ("Coso") has obtained critical permits from the US Department of Interior's Bureau of Land Management ("BLM") to construct a 9 mile pipeline to recharge the existing geothermal reservoir that will allow Coso to significantly increase generation of renewable baseload power. The BLM has granted a Record of...

2008-08-13 18:00:23

By Jason Pesick Environmentalists are celebrating a lawsuit's dismissal, which they say will result in the protection of swaths of Death Valley National Park. On Friday, a federal judge dismissed much of a lawsuit filed by Inyo County against the Department of the Interior and the National Park Service. "It is a good day for Death Valley National Park," said Ted Zukoski, a lawyer for Earthjustice. The nonprofit environmental law firm represented six environmental groups that intervened...

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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.