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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park
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  • Rim fire in and around Yosemite now state's third largest

    The Rim fire burning near Yosemite has burned 246,350 acres, making it the third largest fire in state history, the U.S. Forest Service said Friday. The blaze, which erupted in the Stanislaus National Forest north of the Tuolumne River on Aug. 17, has...
  • Rim fire: Authorities to reopen California 120 into Yosemite National Park

    Rim fire: Authorities to reopen California 120 into Yosemite National Park
    GROVELAND, Calif.--Authorities said they will open the western section of California 120 into Yosemite National Park at noon Friday after closing it more than two weeks ago to fight the Rim fire. Visitors will have full access to Yosemite Valley from...
  • 150 homes evacuated near Yosemite as wildfire burns 1,600 acres

    150 homes evacuated near Yosemite as wildfire burns 1,600 acres
    A wildfire stoked by powerful winds had charred 1,600 acres near the primary roadway leading to Yosemite National Park on Monday night and led authorities to evacuate at least 150 homes. More than 700 firefighters were battling the Carstens fire,...
  • He may just meet a real anteater

    He may just meet a real anteater
    Graham Michael Freeman was seated in a makeup chair before going on “KTLA 5 Morning News” when he recognized Heidi Klum in the neighboring spot. Freeman was to be interviewed about landing a spot in the top 25 for Tourism Australia's “...
  • Ansel Adams water photos featured in Mariners' show in Newport News

    Ansel Adams water photos featured in Mariners' show in Newport News
    Not long after walking into the newest exhibit at The Mariners' Museum, your eyes and feet will tell you that "Fragile Waters" is no ordinary collection of black-and-white pictures. Even from far across the completely revamped space that was once the...
  • Limited search continues for man swept over Yosemite waterfall

    It is “impossible” for a Sacramento man to have survived being swept over Nevada Fall in Yosemite National Park over the weekend, a park spokesman said Sunday. Park rangers are continuing a limited search for Aleh Kalman, 19, who witnesses...
  • Climber killed at El Capitan; second apparent Yosemite death of weekend

    Climber killed at El Capitan; second apparent Yosemite death of weekend
    A 28-year-old London man died while climbing El Capitan in Yosemite National Park after he was struck by a falling rock, officials said. Felix Joseph Kiernan and his climbing partner were about 600 feet up the east buttress of the popular climbing route...
  • Prison riot in Kern County leaves one inmate dead, two injured

    One inmate was killed and two others injured Monday in a prison riot in the Central Valley. The riot erupted about 9:20 a.m. in one of Wasco State Prison's exercise yards, with 40 inmates ultimately being drawn into the fight, state corrections...
  • Ex-Dodger Milton Bradley convicted of spousal battery

    Former Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Milton Bradley was convicted Monday on nine counts of physically attacking and threatening his estranged wife, prosecutors said. Bradley, who played during parts of two turbulent seasons with the Dodgers, was...
  • L.A. Unified to hold key budget hearing

    L.A. Unified to hold key budget hearing
    Los Angeles school district officials Tuesday will hear from all sides about how much money they have for next year and how it should be spent. The specially called budget session, which begins at 9 a.m. at the district's downtown headquarters, first...
  • Forest Service to begin nighttime air attacks on wildfires

    Forest Service to begin nighttime air attacks on wildfires
    The U.S. Forest Service, in a major policy change prompted by the devastating 2009 Station fire, has a helicopter ready to begin nighttime operations to battle wildfires, federal lawmakers told The Times. A specially trained crew and helicopter are...
  • Safety emphasized after back-to-back deaths at Yosemite

    Safety emphasized after back-to-back deaths at Yosemite
    Two deaths over the weekend in Yosemite National Park are serving as reminders for guests to exercise safety, park officials said. The pair of weekend deaths mark the third and fourth accidental fatalities at the park this year, along with three natural...