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Yosemite National Park

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  • Yosemite's shutdown? Enjoy it with books

    Yosemite's shutdown? Enjoy it with books
    The shutdown of the federal government means that our national parks -- including Yosemite -- are being closed today. Ironically, the closing of the awe-inspiring California park comes as it celebrates its 123rd anniversary, which is noted in today's Google Doodle. Look for the park's website, and you get this depressing message: Because of the federal government shutdown, all national parks are closed and National Park Service webpages are not operating.
  • A Baltimore County native and two friends take on the first all-disabled ascent of El Capitan

    A Baltimore County native and two friends take on the first all-disabled ascent of El Capitan
    El Capitan is an intimidating granite formation in California's Yosemite National Park, popular with climbers because its 7,573-foot vertical face presents such a challenge. Pete Davis has done the four-night, five-day ascent twice, which is an...

    California dreaming in another dimension

    "What's in California?" quizzed Don Worsham, the self-proclaimed Mayor for Eternity of Glen Ridge Drive. "Just a lot of congestion and pollution, from what I've heard. And phony actors and singers. Betcha there's not even an American Legion post there."...

    Nathan Krasnopoler, Johns Hopkins University student, dies at 20

    Nathan Krasnopoler, Johns Hopkins University student, dies at 20
    At funeral services for Nathan Krasnopoler at Sol Levinson and Bros. Funeral Home on Aug. 12, the 20-year-old was remembered by a Johns Hopkins University professor for his "keen and incisive intellect." Mr. Krasnopoler died Aug. 10 at Gilchrist Center...

    Carolyn Holly Howard, alternative medical practitioner

    Carolyn Holly Howard, alternative medical practitioner
    Carolyn Holly Howard, a practitioner of alternative medical techniques, died Tuesday at her Baltimore home after an eight-year battle with ovarian cancer. The resident of the Woodlands at Coldspring Newtown was 61. Ms. Howard was born in Dallas, Texas,...