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Yosemite National Park

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  • Yosemite fire burns through money set aside by state

    Yosemite fire burns through money set aside by state
    The cost of fighting the massive Rim fire — which on Tuesday became the seventh-largest wildfire in California’s recorded history — has topped a reported $27 million. That means the fire, which on Tuesday grew to roughly 280 square...
  • Rim fire 'burning its way into record books,' official says

    The eastern face of the Rim fire near Yosemite continued to spread deeper into the famed national park Tuesday as firefighters shored up defenses on the western edges. In a race against the flames, firefighters battled to gain ground on the perimeter as...
  • Yosemite Rim fire destroys 111 buildings; thousands more threatened

    The Rim fire near Yosemite has burned nearly 281 square miles as it spreads deeper into forest land on Tuesday. The fire has destroyed 111 buildings, including 31 residences, officials said. About 4,500 homes northwest of the fire and two groves of...
  • Spot fires, intense flames rage as crews fight Yosemite Rim blaze

    Firefighters battling the huge Rim fire were confronted with intense fire activity on two flanks and spot fires burning far outside the perimeter of the blaze, officials said Tuesday evening. The fire, which had charred more than 287 square miles, was...
  • Rim fire: Crews plan backfires in Yosemite to help stop the blaze

    Rim fire: Crews plan backfires in Yosemite to help stop the blaze
    Firefighters struggling to stop the massive Rim fire were planning to build and strengthen containment lines and conduct backfiring operations to slow the blaze as it rages farther into Yosemite National Park, fire officials said Tuesday night. The...
  • Mystery trail focuses eco attention on Fairview Park

    Mystery trail focuses eco attention on Fairview Park
    Walkers young and old stroll along a recently enhanced trail in Fairview Park, marking the cleared pathway with their footprints, which get criss-crossed by the occasional bike tires rolling through. The nearly 400-foot-long path stretches east to west,...
  • Rim fire near Yosemite shuts down a park entrance, burns 2 homes

    Top-level resources are expected to be in place Thursday to combat the largely out-of-control Rim fire near Yosemite National Park. The fire, which has already burned two houses and seven outbuildings, was just 5% contained Wednesday after consuming...
  • Proposed amphibian habitat stirs backlash from High Sierra resorts

    Proposed amphibian habitat stirs backlash from High Sierra resorts
    A federal proposal to make the Sierra Nevada as comfortable as possible for some of their rarest amphibian inhabitants has stirred a backlash from business owners over the economic pain it could cause the region’s recreation industry. Many...
  • Taking the kids to Lake Placid and a resort that gets it right for families

    Taking the kids to Lake Placid and a resort that gets it right for families
    Lynne Kylish has struck gold. Not literally, but Kylish, the mom of three from New Jersey, thinks her family found vacation nirvana at the Whiteface Lodge (http://www.thewhitefacelodge.com) in Lake Placid, N.Y., (http://www.lakeplacid.com). And for a...
  • Morgan fire is the latest forest blaze to be blamed on humans

    Two major California wildfires that have scorched thousands of acres in forests popular with tourists in recent months have been attributed to humans. Officials on Thursday said the Morgan fire, which has charred more than 3,100 acres in and around Mt....
  • Rim fire's effects likely to last for decades to come

    Rim fire's effects likely to last for decades to come
    TUOLUMNE, Calif. — Tourists stopped at the Rim of the World overlook on California 120 earlier this month to take photos of the panoramic view — just as they always have. But they stared in silence at the ashen hues of a landscape swept by...
  • Go Away With ... Kendra Wilkinson-Baskett

    Go Away With ... Kendra Wilkinson-Baskett
    When television audiences met Kendra Wilkinson-Baskett, she was presented as one of Hugh Hefner's girlfriends on "Girls Next Door." Now married to wide receiver Hank Baskett, the 27-year-old California native is a mom, author ("Sliding into Home,"...