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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...
  • 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,...
  • A digital guide to national parks perfect for your next road trip

    A digital guide to national parks perfect for your next road trip
    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'...
  • Two miles, 90 minutes, one man's attempt to reach Dodger Stadium

    Two miles, 90 minutes, one man's attempt to reach Dodger Stadium
    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"...
  • Course Source: Lincoln Park, Wawona

    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...
  • Watch hang gliders soar at Hyner View State Park

    Watch hang gliders soar at Hyner View State Park
    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...
  • For American Indians, Yosemite has a ruinous and bloody history

    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...
  • Yosemite turns 150 years old, as major park renovation begins

    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...
  • National Park Service plans to ban drones over 84 million acres

    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 thanĀ 84 million acres of public land....