A pair of Americans on Wednesday completed what had long been considered the world’s most difficult rock climb, using only their hands and feet to ascend a 3,000-foot vertical wall on El Capitan, the forbidding granite pedestal in Yosemite National Park that has beckoned adventurers for more than half a century.
A 29-year-old man remained in custody Friday for allegedly dealing various drugs in Simi Valley and the San Fernando Valley.
Read on for five of the country’s best national parks to visit in winter, one of which may require both generous amounts of sunscreen and rain gear.
California officials have reactivated the state’s 22 firefighting air tankers days after one of the aircraft crashed in Yosemite National Park, killing the pilot.
America is blessed with an abundance of natural wonders, from pristine lakes and mighty rivers to natural sandstone arches and snow-capped mountains.
CBS2 and KCAL9 reporter Stacey Butler spoke to grief-stricken parents Friday about losing a son and stepson in a drowning tragedy at Yosemite National Park.
A prayer vigil is planned Saturday for 6-year-old Jacob Adams, believed drowned Wednesday when he and his 10-year-old step brother fell into the rapids of the Merced River at Yosemite National Park.
Zachary Cavish misses his young friend.
A 10-year-old boy drowned after he and his 6-year-old brother were swept down a river in Yosemite National Park earlier this week, according to authorities.
Officials from Yosemite National Park say a man is dead and a woman is recovering after contracting a rare rodent-borne disease in a popular lodging area.
The bears have returned to the burbs!
A rock climber whose thumb was severed when he fell and it was caught in a rope has had the digit reattached by surgeons, officials at Yosemite National Park said Wednesday.
During the winter, the resort town is bustling with would-be skiers and snowboarders. But during the summer the town, which is situated in the middle of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, still attracts those who love the outdoors.
For families that want to experience Yosemite but want the luxury of a resort experience to combine it with, a lodge is a great choice and offers a central location to serve as a home base between forays into the park.
Rescue crews are scaling back their week-long search in Yosemite National Park for a Southern California man who went out on a day hike and never came back.