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School Holds Vigil For Students Killed By Falling Tree In Yosemite

Students at a local high school gathered in vigil Tuesday to remember two fellow students who were killed by a falling tree in Yosemite.

08/18/2015

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LA County Case Of Human Plague Linked To Yosemite Camping Trip

A Southland child was recovering after contracting a case of human plague while camping in the Yosemite National Park, authorities said Thursday.

08/06/2015

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Federal Prosecutors Drop Charges Against Rim Fire Suspect

The Rim Fire burned more than 250,000 acres and nearly a dozen homes before it was contained late last October, more than two months after it was sparked.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/01/2015

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Top Mountain Climbing Destinations In The U.S.

Among the country’s five best mountain climbing destinations are the highest point in North America and one of the world’s most famous natural landmarks.

04/03/2015

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5 Must-See National Parks In The U.S.

From the highest and lowest points in North America to the world’s largest living things and largest living carnivores, each of America’s national parks has something unique to offer.

04/01/2015

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Best Family-Friendly Spring Break Getaways Near Orange County

For school aged children in Southern California spring break falls anytime between late March to mid-April and it is the perfect opportunity for families to get out and explore all that Southern California has to […]

02/27/2015

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2 Men Reach Top Of Yosemite’s El Capitan In Historic Climb

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.

01/14/2015

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Man Suspected Of Dealing Heroin In Simi Valley, San Fernando Valley In Custody

A 29-year-old man remained in custody Friday for allegedly dealing various drugs in Simi Valley and the San Fernando Valley.

CBS Los Angeles–12/19/2014

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Best National Parks To Visit In Winter

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.

11/26/2014

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CAL FIRE Reactivates Firefighting Air Tanker Fleet

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.

10/10/2014

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Top Natural Wonders In The USA

America is blessed with an abundance of natural wonders, from pristine lakes and mighty rivers to natural sandstone arches and snow-capped mountains.

CBS Los Angeles–10/15/2013

Yosemite Family Struck By Tragedy

Grieving Couple Talks About Losing Their Sons In Yosemite Tragedy

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.

08/31/2012

Jacob Adams, 6, drowned at Yosemite National Park. (credit: CBS)

Vigil Held For Boy Believed Drowned In Yosemite Tragedy

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.

08/18/2012

Two Orange County brothers, ages 6 and 10, were killed Wednesday after drowning in Yosemite National Park. (credit: CBS)

Heartbroken Friend Remembers Pal Likely Killed In Yosemite Tragedy

Zachary Cavish misses his young friend.

08/17/2012

Two Orange County brothers, ages 6 and 10, were killed Wednesday after drowning in Yosemite National Park. (credit: CBS)

OC Boy Dead, His Brother Missing In Yosemite River

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.

08/16/2012

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