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Yosemite National Park

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  • Yosemite fire's explosive speed stuns residents, some flee homes

    Yosemite fire's explosive speed stuns residents, some flee homes
    GROVELAND, Calif. -- Dramatic images are emerging on social media -- some taken by local residents -- showing the size and destructive power of the Rim fire as it burns in and around Yosemite National Park. The fire has burned more than 125,000 acres,...
  • Yosemite fire one of the largest in California history

    Yosemite fire one of the largest in California history
    GROVELAND, Calif. -- One of the largest wildfires in recent California history burned out of control in and around Yosemite National Park on Saturday, charring more than 125,000 acres, briefly threatening San Francisco’s power supply and frustrating...
  • Yosemite fire has burned 210 square miles; among state's worst

    GROVELAND, Calif. — The Rim fire continued to grow overnight, burning 133,000 acres in and around Yosemite National Park, officials said Sunday. The blaze — the 15th largest in California history — has burned 210 square miles and is...
  • Massive Yosemite fire doesn't keep away many hikers, campers

    Massive Yosemite fire doesn't keep away many hikers, campers
    YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK -- The Rim fire burned deeper into this famous national park Wednesday but was hardly noticeable in some of Yosemite's most popular areas that sit far from the flames and smoke. Tour buses stopped at overlooks and trails,...
  • Tony Scott death: Hollywood looks to his films to make sense of tragedy

    Tony Scott death: Hollywood looks to his films to make sense of tragedy
    With films like “Top Gun” and “Man on Fire,” Tony Scott made spectacle movies about men who live by a code and face death on their own terms -- spies and crime lords, race car drivers and fighter pilots. Recently, the director-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Yosemite National Park plan seeks to ease crowding and traffic

     
    A National Park Service plan intended to ease congestion in Yosemite Valley proposes numerous cutbacks to reduce tourist activities, but stops short of placing a limit on the number of daily visitors....
  • Yosemite records 22 below zero temperature amid cold snap

     
    Yosemite National Park was not spared from the recent cold snap that hit the West Coast, bringing strong winds and subzero temperatures to Tuolumne Meadows....
  • Father’s Day photography gift ideas 2013

     
    The day when last-minute gifts are given; socks, ties, coupon books filled with empty promises to do yard work, give a massage, wash your car…don't let this happen to you! Be prepared with a wish list that will give your family an idea of a great...
  • A full view of Half Dome

     
    Half Dome in Yosemite National Park is a California icon, and there's more than one way to look at it -- from the non-rounded side, for example....