Fires Burning Out-Of-Control In Napa, Mendocino Counties And Near YosemiteGovernor Brown on Saturday declared a state of emergency in the state because of the Mendocino, Napa and Lake fires.
Disappointed Visitors Leave Yosemite As Fire Rages NearbyThe decision to shut the scenic heart of Yosemite National Park at the height of tourist season is heartbreaking for travelers, many of whom mapped out their trips months in advance to hike and climb amid the spectacular views of cascading waterfalls and sheer rock faces.
Yosemite, Grand Canyon Among National Parks To Raise Fees To $35, Not $70The Interior Department will boost fees at 17 popular national parks by $5, up from the current $30 but far below the figure Interior proposed last fall.
Yosemite Mountain Climbing Legend Jim Bridwell Dies At 73Bridwell set more than 100 Yosemite climbing records. In 1975, he and two others reached the top of 3,000-foot El Capitan in a day.
Loose Rock Smashed Through Sunroof, Struck Yosemite DriverImages showed the Florida man conscious and his wife holding a jacket around his bloody head.
Falling Granite Slab Kills 1, Injures 1 In YosemiteEl Capitan is one of the world's largest granite monoliths towering 4,000 feet above Yosemite Valley.
California Wildfire Reaches Giant Sequoia GroveGiant sequoias are among the largest and longest-lived organisms on Earth.
Obama Sees Evidence Of Climate Change At YosemiteYosemite's meadows are drying out because of climate change, the President said during a visit to the National Park. Obama said Joshua Tree could also be threatened.
Best Backpacking Trails In The Continental USA brief profile of five of the best backtracking trails in the continental United States
Hiking America's Most Treacherous MountainsA look at five of the most treacherous hikes in America.
School Holds Vigil For Students Killed By Falling Tree In YosemiteStudents at a local high school gathered in vigil Tuesday to remember two fellow students who were killed by a falling tree in Yosemite.
LA County Case Of Human Plague Linked To Yosemite Camping TripA Southland child was recovering after contracting a case of human plague while camping in the Yosemite National Park, authorities said Thursday.
Federal Prosecutors Drop Charges Against Rim Fire SuspectThe 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.
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