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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park
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  • Yosemite tourists race to beat Rim fire road closure

    Yosemite tourists race to beat Rim fire road closure
    As officials prepared Wednesday to close the main east-west route through Yosemite National Park to help firefighters gain access to the massive Rim fire, time was of the essence for a couple of tourists from Scotland. Earlier in the morning, Alan and...
  • As Yosemite fire grows, so does the firefighting force battling it

    As Yosemite fire grows, so does the firefighting force battling it
    More than 4,200 personnel from federal, state and local agencies across the nation are now fighting the massive Rim fire, which continues to spread into Yosemite National Park. The number of firefighting personnel is up sharply from the roughly 3,700...
  • 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....
  • Springtime in Yosemite Valley

     
    With the days getting longer and the temperatures rising, the snow pack in the high country is slowly melting and the rivers and waterfalls are starting their annual show of splendor and might....
  • Rim fire is state's 6th largest; backfires planned in Yosemite

    Rim fire is state's 6th largest; backfires planned in Yosemite
    Firefighters battling the massive Rim fire were planning to conduct large-scale backfire operations to help stop flames from raging through Yosemite National Park, officials said Wednesday night. The fire grew Wednesday evening to more than 192,000...
  • Rim fire: Some evacuation orders lifted; containment at 32%

    Rim fire: Some evacuation orders lifted; containment at 32%
    With firefighters continuing to gain ground on the Rim fire burning into Yosemite National Park, authorities have lifted evacuation orders for Tuolumne City, west of the fire line. Evacuation orders for communities off California 108 on the north and...
  • Rim fire fifth-largest in state history; backfires underway

    The Rim fire became the fifth-largest in California history Thursday as it grew to 199,237 acres -- 311 square miles -- as a result of both natural spread and backfire operations by firefighters. The blaze expanded by 6,500 acres over the day to eclipse...
  • Yosemite fire 'very active'; high temperatures hamper firefighters

    Yosemite fire 'very active'; high temperatures hamper firefighters
    TUOLUMNE CITY, Calif. -- Officials reported Saturday that the Rim fire has burned 219,000 acres in and around Yosemite National Park as hot conditions posed new challenges for firefighters. The fire -- the fifth largest in state history -- is now 35%...
  • Yosemite fire battle hampered by hotter weather

    Yosemite fire battle hampered by hotter weather
    TUOLUMNE CITY, Calif.--Warm, dry weather through the Labor Day weekend poses new challenges for firefighters battling the Rim fire in and around Yosemite. The Rim fire has so far scorched more than 213,000 acres since it began Aug. 17, making it the...