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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...
  • Boy Found Dead, Another Missing After Being Swept Downriver

    A ten-year-old boy is dead and a six-year-old boy is missing after the pair were swept away in the Merced River in Yosemite National Park. A large family hiked from the Happy Isles Trailhead Wednesday afternoon to the Vernal Fall Footbridge. The group...
  • Boys swept away by river in Yosemite

    Boys swept away by river in Yosemite
    YOSEMITE VALLEY, Calif. -- A 10-year-old boy drowned and a 6-year-old boy was missing after the two were swept down the Merced River in Yosemite National Park during a family outing Wednesday afternoon, park officials said. Search-and-rescue efforts were...
  • Body of Missing 6-year old Pulled From Yosemite River

    Body of Missing 6-year old Pulled From Yosemite River
    YOSEMITE, Calif. (KTLA) -- National Parks Service search-and-rescue crews say they have recovered the body of 6-year-old Jacob Adams who disappeared along with his brother in the Merced River in Yosemite. The child's body was found not far from where...
  • Director Tony Scott lived like his alpha-male action heroes

    Director Tony Scott lived like his alpha-male action heroes
    With films such as"Unstoppable"and "Man on Fire," Tony Scott told adrenaline-filled stories about fearless men — spies and cops, race car drivers and fighter pilots — who live by a code and face death on their own terms. He filled his...
  • City Lights: 'Hey, Martha' stories still worth telling

    City Lights: 'Hey, Martha' stories still worth telling
    A former editor of mine sometimes referred to what he called a "Hey, Martha" story. That was his term for a story with an offbeat or amusing twist. In other words, if an old couple were rocking on their front porch while the husband read the paper, he...
  • 'I don't want a boring funeral'

    'I don't want a boring funeral'
    A funeral may be an unlikely place to find inspiration. But for Anne McCasland, it was an event that became her starting point in a quest to gather unique experiences that, one day, her grandchildren can tell as stories at her own memorial service. "I...
  • Natural Perspectives: Three green films at Newport Beach Film Festival

    Natural Perspectives: Three green films at Newport Beach Film Festival
    Vic and I attended the Newport Beach Film Festival this past weekend. Naturally, Vic and I focused on environmental documentaries. We saw three films, "A Fierce Green Fire,""Last Call at the Oasis,"and"Bitter Seeds." "A Fierce Green Fire" is based on...
  • 'Taxi' actress digs national parks

    'Taxi' actress digs national parks
    Actress and best-selling author Marilu Henner is an avid traveler who isn't afraid to go away alone or with a plane full of relatives. These days, though, she enjoys taking road trips with her husband and two sons. "There's something about being on the...
  • 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...
  • Readers pack in nominees for overrated destinations

    There's just no accounting for taste. When we asked readers to talk about the places they visited but thought were overrated, the results amazed us. Can someone really dislike the Grand Canyon? Yes. In fact, two readers did. Others registered their...