| Oct 1, 2013
| 1:45 PM
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...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 5:05 AM
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...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 9:52 AM
"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."...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 1:33 PM
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...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 5:47 PM
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,...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Get out your sleeping bag or leave it behind on a trip to one or more of 26 national parks profiled in a National Park Foundation guide released this week.
Grand old park lodges and out-of-the-way campgrounds get equal billing in a digital guide that'...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 6:30 AM
In Yosemite, the single-lane roads usually run slow. People are more focused on the mountains around them than going the speed limit, which is fine. It’s Yosemite. Taking a few more minutes to get from "beautiful hike A" to "stunning waterfall B"...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 1:28 AM
The Sports Xchange
By Tom LaMarre, The Sports Xchange
Course Source: Lincoln Park, Wawona
IN THE PUBLIC EYE: Lincoln Park Golf Course in San Francisco
THE LAYOUT: Not only is this a classic course, where golf was first played in 1902, and a scenic...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 2:36 PM
Leonardo Da Vinci would love central Pennsylvania's Hyner View State Park. On five weekends a year it gives life to his vision that men can fly like birds.
Make your way to the park's stone lookout, near Lock Haven (Clinton County), on Fourth of July...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 4:20 PM
Two little American Indian girls hid motionless in a cave, covered in brush as soldiers passed through Yosemite Valley.
Older members of their Yosemite tribe made a quick escape up a steep, rocky canyon, and the girls were temporarily left behind, told...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 1:05 PM
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. The Civil War was raging. Hundreds of thousands of Americans were dead.
But 150 years ago, President Abraham Lincoln found time to sign a two-paragraph bill that changed America's landscape forever. Inspired by the early...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 3:07 PM
The National Park Service on Friday announced it was moving to ban drones on all its lands.
The move comes amid growing concern about hobbyists using drones to create dramatic videos.
The ban would cover more than 84 million acres of public land....