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110% AMERICAN: Japanese Internees at Manzanar

December 7th, 1941 is a day that lives in American infamy. February 19, 1942 is another day that lives in far-less-famous American infamy. On that fateful day, President Franklin Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. This instructed the Secretary of War, Henry Stimson, to take whatever “reasonable action the Secretary deemed necessary” concerning the evacuation of Japanese Americans and to set up “Military Areas,” now known as “War Relocation Centers” (WRC)—but perhaps best described as “Concentration Camps”—throughout the West.

5 Valuable Tips for Visiting Mammoth Lakes on a Budget

The 2015 winter season is in full swing at Mammoth Lakes and if you are planning your next trip to Eastern Sierra this winter, then consider these five dollar-stretching tips for getting the best value out of your time in Mammoth.

Top Spots for Snowshoeing in Mammoth Lakes

One of the best ways to explore the great outdoors in the winter is to go snowshoeing, From frozen lakes to snow-capped mountain streams and frosted pine trees there are plenty of serene environments to inspire an outdoor winter adventure.

Mammoth Mountain Snow Report | January 19, 2015

Mammoth Mountain has 23 lifts and over 100 trails open, and we’re riding on machine-groomed runs. In the afternoon, we’ve had some southwest winds which has been creating our world-famous wind buff.

Recent Posts From Family Fun

Best Bets: Kid-Friendly Holiday Events and Activities in Mammoth Lakes

The holidays are here in Mammoth Lakes! There are some great festivities happening all over town and so many ways to enjoy our winter wonderland. Here are my best bets for your 2014 holiday family ski vacation.

Best Bets: How to Enjoy Night of Lights at Mammoth Mountain without Freezing to Death

Night of Lights is an annual event offering an unbeatable combination of family-friendly activities, live music, fireworks, a torchlight parade, and even what my daughter affectionately calls “the snow cat ballet” when the talented groomer crew maneuvers in formation.

Best Bets: 10 Tips for Surviving Your (and everyone else’s) Mammoth Lakes Holiday Vacation

1. Accept that holidays are peak times in Mammoth Lakes and that it’s...

Recent Posts From Food and Dining

The Eatery: Pairing Food and Beer

Bacon. Walking into Mammoth Brewing Company’s tasting room building at the corner of Lake Mary Road and Minaret in Mammoth Lakes, the first thing that hit me, was the smell of bacon.

Not beer, although with more than a dozen varieties of Mammoth Brewing Company’s award-winning craft beers always on tap there was plenty of that. No, it was indeed the bacon … and that’s why I was there, for an interview with Chef Brandon Broccia to talk about his newest creation, The Eatery.

Cocktails With a Mammoth Lakes Signature Pt. 2

Your guide to that perfect … and unique … adult beverage. It doesn’t matter what season you’re in … winter or summer … whether you’ve had a full day of hiking, biking and fishing or skiing and snowboarding. At the end of the day, many of us, visitors and locals alike, turn their taste buds on and go in search of that perfect wind down concoction.

Cocktails With a Mammoth Lakes Signature Pt. 1

Your guide to that perfect … and unique … adult beverage. It doesn’t matter what season you’re in … winter or summer … whether you’ve had a full day of hiking, biking and fishing or skiing and snowboarding. At the end of the day, many of us, visitors and locals alike, turn their taste buds on and go in search of that perfect wind down concoction.

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Mammoth Mountain Snow Report | January 19, 2015
Winter Recreation in Mammoth Lakes
Mammoth Mountain Snow Report | January 12, 2015
Mammoth Mountain Snow Report | January 5, 2015
  • Mammoth Mountain Snow Report | January 19, 2015

  • Winter Recreation in Mammoth Lakes

  • Mammoth Mountain Snow Report | January 12, 2015

  • Mammoth Mountain Snow Report | January 5, 2015