Avoid Real Estate Scams

Top Ten Signs You Are Being Scammed Mortgage fraud is on the rise. Be alert to any individuals or companies that: Want money up front for mortgage assistance Offer to fill out paperwork for you Claim to be doing a… Read more

Biking in the Eastern Sierra

For those of you looking for an adventure while vacationing in Mammoth Lakes, a bike ride might be just the thing. With hundreds of trails, stretches of well-paved roads, newly installed bike paths, and the largest downhill bike park in… Read more

Gracie US Nationals PRESS RELEASE

The Gracie US Nationals Return to TheFitExpo™, January 19-20  At the Los Angeles Convention Center   (Los Angeles, Calif…December 11, 2012) Jiu-Jitsu and Grappling tournaments will be front and center as The Gracie US Nationals return for their sixth year to… Read more

Canyon Lodge / Eagle Lodge

Good news Socal…Mammoth Mountain just announced yesterday that both Canyon Lodge and Eagle Lodge are scheduled to open this Friday, December 7th! That means in just a few days we’ll have the entire mountain open for winter recreation. Supposedly we… Read more

Pay Phones…a thing of the past

When was the last time you saw a set of these? I was recently traveling south on Highway 395 and pulled over at one of the rest stop. And there they were…much to my surprise, a set of pay phones. What… Read more

Jiu Jitsu Student Catches Thief

Here’s an interesting article about how a jiu-jitsu practitioner who has only been training for about a year’s time had a skills and confidence to stop a jewelry store thief with an arm bar technique: My good friend Andy… Read more

Eisenhower’s “Military Industrial Complex”

So if you all remember (which I don’t as I hadn’t been born yet), in President Dwight Eisenhower’s farewell speech addressing our country on January 17, 1961 he warned the United States of the “Military Industrial Complex”. This is an… Read more

Westin 2-Bedroom Foreclosure For Sale

This new Westin 2-bedroom foreclosure REO listing (MLS# 104419) has only been on the market 4 days and already has multiple offers. It’s unit # 301 with approximately 1018 square feet. This 3rd floor location boasts great views of Mammoth Mountain… Read more

Royler Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Seminar

I am very excited to be a part of the Royce Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Network and the US Blackbelt Academy ( in Laguna Niguel, CA. The USBA is proud to be hosting a Royler Gracie Seminar next month at their school. I along… Read more

Lack of Snow

So it’s no secret that this has been a very low snowfall year for Mammoth Mountain. With only 2 inches of fresh snow hitting in December, it was a struggle for Mammoth Mountain to get Canyon Lodge and Eagle Lodge… Read more