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Yosemite National Park

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  • Body of Missing Child Found in Yosemite

    Body of Missing Child Found in Yosemite
    The body of a 6-year-old boy that was swept away in the Merced River in Yosemite National Park was found Thursday. Jacob Adams and his 1-year-old brother Andres were wading in the river near the Vernal Fall Footbridge on August 15. Both were swept...
  • Body of missing boy pulled from river in Yosemite

    Body of missing boy pulled from river in Yosemite
    YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. -- The body of a 6-year-old boy, who with his 10-year-old brother was swept down the Merced River in Yosemite National Park last week was recovered Thursday, park officials said. A park ranger spotted the body of Jacob...
  • Patrick Joseph Driscoll, 70

    Patrick Joseph Driscoll, 70
    When Patrick Joseph Driscoll, 70, reached the summit on a   challenging hiking trail, he described it as a spiritual experience.  On September 11, he and his long-time friend, William Cashman, were traveling to hike in Yosemite National Park.   The...
  • William Joseph Cashman, 60

    William Joseph Cashman, 60
    A retired Ironworker, William Joseph Cashman, 60, of West New York, New Jersey, was traveling aboard Flight 93 with long-time friend Patrick Joseph Driscoll to go hiking in Yosemite National Park.  Cashman served as a paratrooper in the U.S. Army 101st...
  • Manifest Destiny, in art

    Manifest Destiny, in art
    In 1861 Carleton Watkins took the definitive picture of Yosemite Valley from the aptly named Inspiration Point. The sheer granite wall of El Capitan, as sharp as if cut with a cleaver, fills one side of the photo. A rising tier of rock monoliths marches...
  • Jon B. Lovelace dies at 84; head of American Funds

    Jon B. Lovelace dies at 84; head of American Funds
    Jon B. Lovelace, who led the Los Angeles-based American Funds mutual fund company as it became one of the country's largest money management firms, has died. He was 84. His family said Lovelace died of natural causes at his home in Santa Barbara on...
  • Sonora, Calif.'s antiques, eateries and train ride

    Sonora, Calif.'s antiques, eateries and train ride
    Sonora, Calif., the county seat of Tuolumne County, has a charming downtown full of antiques shops, clothing boutiques and restaurants. Start the weekend by heading to the Sonora Farmers Market on Saturday morning. The market, at Theall and Stewart...
  • Great gray owls on the move

     
    The great gray owl, the largest owl in North America, is turning up in an unexpected region of California these days. According to a Sacramento Bee report by Tom Knudson, great grays have been spotted well outside their usual haunts around Yosemite's...
  • Highly paid prison doctor cleared to see patients

     
    Jeffrey Rohlfing, a prison doctor who was paid more than $777,000 in 2010 despite not having treated a patient for six years because of alleged incompetence, was cleared to start examining inmates again Monday. "He has been granted privileges to......
  • L.A. County child welfare agency head to quit

     
    This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details. The interim chief of Los Angeles County's troubled child welfare agency is quitting, a spokesman confirmed Monday. The resignation of Jackie Contreras, effective Sept. 16, is the......
  • Man sought in sexual assault of girl in Riverside County

     
    Riverside County authorities Monday were seeking information about a man who sexually assaulted a girl inside a bathroom in a mall. The girl told investigators that the man followed her into the bathroom Sunday evening at the Moreno Valley Mall,......
  • Long Beach man gets 16 years in meth case

     
    A Long Beach man was sentenced Monday to 16 years in state prison for possessing 20 kilos of methamphetamine with a street value of about $8 million, authorities said. Carmelo Bueza Bueno, 42, was arrested in July 2010 after Long......