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Yosemite National Park

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  • Hunter who sparked massive Rim fire to be charged, official says

    Hunter who sparked massive Rim fire to be charged, official says
    A Tuolumne County official said this week that federal prosecutors have "privately declared" their intention to charge a hunter who earlier this year sparked the Rim fire, the third-largest in state history. Tuolumne County District Atty. Michael...
  • Ansel Adams and the art of framing

    Ansel Adams and the art of framing
    Over at Essay Daily (which calls itself “A Filter for and An Ongoing Conversation About Essays and Magazines About Writing”), John D’Agata offers a brief meditation on Ansel Adams — and the moment he understood that photographs...
  • Rim fire near Yosemite: Federal disaster relief funds available

    Rim fire near Yosemite: Federal disaster relief funds available
    President Obama signed a disaster declaration Friday for the state of California, making federal funds available for recovery efforts related to  the massive Rim fire near Yosemite National Park. The money is available to state and local governments and...
  • Valley of solitude: Inside a closed Yosemite National Park

     
    The government shutdown forced the closure of all National Parks offering a rare look inside Yosemite after all the visitors were asked to leave....
  • Postcards from the West | Outtakes from the cutting room floor

     
    The final chapter from a seven part series, Postcards From the West, was just published in the Los Angeles Times. The series was originally going to be called, Icons From The West, but that name landed on the cutting room floor. Such is life at a daily...
  • Pot-growing operation may have sparked Rim fire, local chief says

    Pot-growing operation may have sparked Rim fire, local chief says
    Despite stubborn heat and wind over the Labor Day weekend, firefighters battling the Rim fire burning into Yosemite National Park tightened their grip around the historic blaze and turned their focus to what caused it. The fire started in the Stanislaus...
  • Rim fire started by a hunter's illegal fire, Forest Service says

    The Rim fire, which has burned into Yosemite National Park and threatened a vital water supply to San Francisco, was started by a hunter who let an illegal fire “escape,” the U.S. Forest Service said Thursday. The fire was not started by a...
  • Hunter who allegedly started Yosemite fire remains free

    Hunter who allegedly started Yosemite fire remains free
    The hunter who authorities allege started the destructive Rim fire burning in and around Yosemite National Park has not been arrested or charged at this time. The news came as firefighters continued to get a handle on the massive fire, the third largest...
  • Hunter's campfire sparked massive Yosemite blaze, officials say

    The Rim fire near Yosemite was started by a hunter who lost control of his campfire, investigators from the U.S. Forest Service and the Tuolumne County district attorney's office said Thursday. The blaze, which erupted in the Stanislaus National...
  • Making the Rim fire damage worse

    Making the Rim fire damage worse
    The Stanislaus National Forest was a thickly forested wonderland of streams, wildlife and campgrounds until last summer's Rim fire — started by a hunter's illegal campfire — scorched more than 250,000 acres of it and the adjacent Yosemite...
  • Rim fire damage to environment, property could hit $1.8 billion

    Rim fire damage to environment, property could hit $1.8 billion
    A recent study commissioned by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission estimates that damages from the Rim fire on the natural environment and to property value could total between about $250 million and $1.8 billion. The preliminary assessment...
  • Rim fire losses between $250 million and $1.8 billion, study finds

    Rim fire losses between $250 million and $1.8 billion, study finds
    A recent study commissioned by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission estimates that damage from the Rim fire to the natural environment and to property values could total about $250 million to $1.8 billion. The preliminary assessment released...