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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park
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  • Latimes.com in July: No summer slowdown

     
    Times Managing Editor/Online Jimmy Orr reports "unparalleled growth for the last five months" in traffic to latimes.com....
  • Man dies in Half Dome fall; Yosemite 2011 death toll now 15

     
    A man hiking in Yosemite died after plunging down the face of Half Dome. The death was the 15th this year in the park and the second fatality on Half Dome this year, according to a report in the Sacramento......
  • Yosemite fire now at 4,700 acres; 300 people evacuated

     
    Yosemite fire now at 4,700 acres, and 300 evacuated. But visitors largely unaffected...
  • Sierra Nevada red foxes are more common than once thought

     
    At least half a dozen Sierra Nevada red foxes, a species once believed to have been nearly wiped out in the 1920s, roam the high country wilderness south of Yosemite, U.S. Forest Service biologists said Thursday. Until last year, biologists believed the...
  • Severed thumb reattached after 80-foot fall at El Capitan

     
    A climber had his thumb reattached after it was severed and fell 80 feet at Yosemite....
  • National monuments? Maybe they will be

    National monuments? Maybe they will be
    It's tough to visit California's Bodie Hills. Although many travelers turn off U.S. Highway 395 in the Eastern Sierra to see the well-known ghost town of the same name, far fewer venture into its rugged backdrop, which has no paved roads, no marked...
  • Teen Hiker Dies After Yosemite Fall

    YOSEMITE (KTLA) -- A 17-year-old hiker died Thursday after falling earlier this week at Yosemite National Park, marking what officials say is an increasingly deadly year for the park. Kao Kue, 17, sustained head injuries on Sunday after falling on Mist...
  • Hiker Dies in Yosemite; Park's 15th Death This Year

    Hiker Dies in Yosemite; Park's 15th Death This Year
    YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK (KTLA) -- A hiker who plunged down the face of Half Dome has become Yosemite National Park's 15th death this year. The unidentified man's body was found by a search helicopter Tuesday and was wearing appropriate clothing and gear,...
  • Man Falls from Half Dome, Becomes 17th Death at Yosemite this Year

    Another person has died while hiking in Yosemite National Park, bringing 2011’s total number of park deaths to 17. Monday night Yosemite’s Emergency Communication Center got a call from someone who had seen a person fall off the face of...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • A grizzly attack in Yellowstone

    The news that a hiker in Yellowstone was killed by a grizzly bear, the second fatal bear attack there this year, is bound to cause some people to avoid national parks for fear of being eaten alive. But it shouldn't. Given the power and lethality of the...