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Yosemite National Park

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  • He dreams of famed roller coaster's return

    He dreams of famed roller coaster's return
    Larry Osterhoudt lives alone in the Downey house where he grew up, a neat, single-story that still wears the same faded pink and white lace curtains with a kind of quiet pride. An elaborate Lionel train set takes up much of a bedroom-turned-office,...
  • Yosemite rock climber rescued by helicopter after 30-foot fall

    Yosemite rock climber rescued by helicopter after 30-foot fall
    Rescuers had to airlift a rock climber out of Yosemite National Park after he suffered major injuries in a 30-foot fall Sunday, authorities said. A 26-year-old man from Palo Alto, Calif. was climbing with a partner Sunday morning and was about halfway...
  • Boy Scouts and boulder are in the news, spotlighting special wild places in Pennsylvania and Utah

    Boy Scouts and boulder are in the news, spotlighting special wild places in Pennsylvania and Utah
    Boulders and Boy Scouts have been in the news lately, and while all the stories are not necessarily related, they have come in a somewhat remarkable succession. The most serious story in recent days involved a Delaware woman who was critically injured...
  • Yosemite reopens after deal to end government shutdown

    Yosemite reopens after deal to end government shutdown
    Officials at Yosemite National Park announced that it reopened Wednesday night after Congress approved a deal to end the federal government shutdown. Visitors can use public areas and roads immediately while other park facilities and services begin to...
  • Go Away With ... Kendra Wilkinson-Baskett

    Go Away With ... Kendra Wilkinson-Baskett
    When television audiences met Kendra Wilkinson-Baskett, she was presented as one of Hugh Hefner's girlfriends on "Girls Next Door." Now married to wide receiver Hank Baskett, the 27-year-old California native is a mom, author ("Sliding into Home,"...
  • Is your U.S. national park trip ruined? Here are 7 alternatives

    Is your U.S. national park trip ruined? Here are 7 alternatives
    We’re sorry, world. As you know, countless travelers from around the globe got shafted this week when U.S. elected officials, unable to compromise on a budget, closed down more than 400 national park system sites (and much of the federal government)...
  • Go Away With ... Ken Burns

    Go Away With ... Ken Burns
    Famous for his documentaries "The Civil War," "Mark Twain" and "Baseball," among others, filmmaker Ken Burns has a new film ready to roll out in 2014: "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History." Featuring Meryl Streep, Paul Giamatti and Edward Herrmann lending...
  • Taking the Kids: When travel plans are sidelined by government shutdown

    Taking the Kids: When travel plans are sidelined by government shutdown
    I'm sorry. I'm sorry for any of you who are visiting a National Park, Washington, D.C., or had tickets to climb to the top of the Statue of Liberty. I'm sorry if you need to get a passport in a hurry. Because of the imbroglio in Washington, Congress...
  • California national parks, monuments and sites

    Find out about historic and scenic sites as well as programs, fees and directions to California's national parks, monuments and recreation areas: Alcatraz Island, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Ft. Mason, B201, San Francisco; (415) 561-4900 or...
  • Yosemite plans to remove most development from Mariposa Grove

    Yosemite plans to remove most development from Mariposa Grove
    Yosemite National Park is proposing to remove most of the development from Mariposa Grove as part of a $24 million restoration of the famed grove of giant sequoias. Most public parking, the gift shop and the tram operations would be eliminated to improve...
  • Holiday gifts to fuel that wanderlust

    Holiday gifts to fuel that wanderlust
    A pop-up book and a smartphone prop. A pretty little poncho and a sturdy, stylish tripod. A comfy new pillow and a little lamb that lulls you to sleep. These are some of the finds that just might wind up on your wish list — or your shopping list for...
  • Review: It takes real drive to see 3-part John Divola retrospective

    Review: It takes real drive to see 3-part John Divola retrospective
    Are photographers vandals? Does the mere presence of a camera at an ordinary place or extraordinary event inevitably damage the experience of it, as vandalism does? Is photography a powerful creative tool for the willful destruction of established art,...