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Yosemite National Park

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  • Taking the Kids: Where to go for spring break

    Taking the Kids: Where to go for spring break
    Let's not kid ourselves. None of us want to wait until summer for some fun in the sun. We all could use some rest and relaxation right about now, whether your family's idea of vacation heaven is a bluebird sunny day on a ski slope, a blue-sky sunny day...
  • Bay Area air pollution reaches Devils Postpile National Monument

    Bay Area air pollution reaches Devils Postpile National Monument
    That fresh, pine-scented mountain air that you happily breathe in the Sierra Nevada could be hazardous to your health. Samples taken by federal scientists in Devils Postpile National Monument, southeast of Yosemite National Park, show that ozone...
  • Book it! 'Hot' summer trips

     Book it! 'Hot' summer trips
    Though we are a nation of summer travelers, that season isn't necessarily the best time to explore. "I would argue Europe is better in the shoulder seasons," said Amy Farley, news editor at Travel + Leisure and author of the magazine's "Trip Doctor"...
  • Yellowstone National Park on a winter's day

    Yellowstone National Park on a winter's day
    YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK — It wasn't easy to tear myself away from the incredible skiing terrain at the Big Sky Resort in southwestern Montana. But when the opportunity to visit Yellowstone National Park by snow coach and view bubbling geysers,...
  • Presidential pillows: Famous hotels where U.S. chief executives have bedded down

    Presidential pillows: Famous hotels where U.S. chief executives have bedded down
    Warren Harding died here" doesn't quite have the tourist draw of "Washington slept here," but for the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, the distinction of being the only hotel where a president of the United States drew his last breath is enough to put it...
  • The John Muir Trail was his trip of a lifetime — just look

    The John Muir Trail was his trip of a lifetime — just look
    Every New Year, Jeremy Evans made a promise to himself. This would be the year the Los Angeles freelance photographer and cinematographer would embark on the trip of a lifetime: a solo, 215-mile trek along the John Muir Trail in California's Sierra...
  • Rim fire 'burning its way into record books,' official says

    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...
  • Where 'green' began

     Where 'green' began
    MONTELLO, Wis. — When walking in the footsteps of greatness, it is of equal importance to follow where they lead and to discover where they began. In celebration of the life of the fervent conservationist John Muir in the year of his 175th...
  • Before you enter Yosemite, have a cold beer. Here's where

    Before you enter Yosemite, have a cold beer. Here's where
    Planning to head to into the wilds of the Sierra Nevadas this summer? Your options for craft beers made in the shadow of California's peaks are as plentiful as the trails and secret campsites, and a new brewpub has opened just south of the entrance of...
  • Happy Mother's Day: Chefs want soup dumplings, porterhouse, Costco cake

    Happy Mother's Day: Chefs want soup dumplings, porterhouse, Costco cake
    When it comes to dreaming about a perfect Mother’s Day, Los Angeles’ top chefs turn out to be just like working moms everywhere -- sleep and perfectly behaved children are at the top of the list. Suzanne Goin is chef and owner at Lucques,...
  • 'The Orchardist' inspires a rumination on the role of place in literature

    'The Orchardist' inspires a rumination on the role of place in literature
    Hi, my name is Alan, and I'm drunk with landscape. I've just finished teaching a writing workshop in how to deploy setting in modern fiction, mainly, the modern novel, so I couldn't easily get the subject off my mind in any case. And now, just as the...
  • Climate change woes already widespread in California, study says

    Climate change woes already widespread in California, study says
    California is feeling the effects of climate change far and wide as heat-trapping greenhouse gases reduce spring runoff from the Sierra Nevada, make the waters of Monterey Bay more acidic and shorten winter chill periods required to grow fruit and nuts in...