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4 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Foresta reopens; officials 'cautiously optimistic' about El Portal fire but French blaze growing fast

Some of the burn area in the French fire seen n this photo provided July 31, 2014 by the Madera County Sheriff's Office.

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8 hrs ago | SFGate

Yosemite fire: All evacuations to be lifted

A stepped-up attack by firefighters and cooler weather allowed crews to contain an estimated 58 percent of the blaze by Friday morning, authorities said, up from 34 percent a day earlier.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Wildfires continue to spread in tinder-dry Sierra

An airplane drops retardant on flames burning more than 2,000 acres in the French fire in Madera County.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

National Parks Traveler

El Portal Fire Covers More Than 3,000 Acres Along Yosemite National Park Border

The "El Portal" wildfire that flared up several days ago from unknown causes had burned more than 3,000 acres along Yosemite National Park's western border by Tuesday and was just 19 percent contained, but the park remained open for visitors.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Man saves house from El Portal fire with rake, chainsaw, a final plea

On Saturday, Jason Torlano, 39, got a call from a friend asking him to help save her ranch from the El Portal fire, which has now burned more than 2,600 acres and is less than 5% contained.

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Hispanic Business

Yosemite Fire Forces Evacuations

July 27--A wildfire has burned between 300 and 500 acres near Foresta in Yosemite National Park on Saturday afternoon and caused mandatory evacuations for the community of Foresta, said park spokeswoman Kari Cobb.

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Inside Bay Area

Air assault helps control Yosemite wildfire

Officials in Yosemite National Park say a relentless air assault helped limit the spread of a wildfire that has forced the evacuation of about 100 homes and sent smoke into Yosemite Valley.

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KMPH-TV Fresno

Wildfire Near Yosemite Grows to 2,600 Acres, No Containment

Firefighters will be working through the night, and into the morning, to gain control of a wildfire that is burning near Yosemite National Park for a second night.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Daily Mail

Yosemite Valley shrouded in smoke as wildire destroys 13 homes

Father killed in front of his daughter by plane making emergency landing on Florida beach - while woman had a heart attack as she watched in horror Did the Oklahoma City bomber have another accomplice? One man's mystery death in a jail cell and his brother's 19-YEAR quest for justice that could reopen case of attack that killed 168 Why a high-five ... (more)

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My Mother Lode

No Access To Yosemite Valley From Highway 120

Due to a fire near El Portal, you will not be able to access Yosemite Valley if coming in on Highway 120.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

KMPH-TV Fresno

Wildfire Near Yosemite Forces Road Closures, Evacuations

The U.S. Forest Service reports that six homes have been evacuated, but more evacuations have been ordered to the town of Foresta, east of El Portal.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Examiner.com

14th annual California Landscape exhibition at the Natsoulas

The John Natsoulas Art Gallery is holding the 14th annual California Landscape exhibition this next weekend, July 30-September 20, 2014.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

National Parks Traveler

Yosemite National Park Decision To Close Some Curry Village Housing Possibly Saved Lives

Rockfall hazard and risk in Yosemite Valley's Curry Village. Cabin damage resulting from an October 2008 rockfall.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Squamish Chief

Hevyfest attracts slackers

Despite sporadic showers and a date overlapping with the Squamish Mountain Festival, this year's Hevyfest was a success.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

My Mother Lode

Yosemite Valley Visitor Center & Theater

A new national parks study shows Yosemite's visitor numbers down for 2013, but Park Officials say it was not a typical year.

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The Heartland Institute

Heartland Institute awards scientists that dared to challenge climate change

Ongoing today in this nation is a full court press to convince the public that everybody knows that a catastrophic global warming looms over us, that human beings are the cause of it, and that the only solution is to turn more money and power over to the government to stop us from our dangerous ways of living.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Yosemite Valley power outage stretches to more than 24 hours

Hotels, gift shops and general office buildings in Yosemite Valley were still without power Monday afternoon because of a storm that hit over the weekend, a Yosemite National Park spokesman confirmed.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Marc Boyd: Support Yosemite expansion

Naturalist John Muir, considered the father of the National Park Service, wrote in "The Yosemite": "Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul alike."

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Merced Sun-Star

Museum Notes: El Capitan Hotel was an iconic structure for Merced

When President Abraham Lincoln signed the Yosemite Land Grant on June 30, 1864, to set aside park land for public enjoyment and preservation, the town of Merced was not yet established.

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Illinoisreview

Thorner: Heartland Institute awards scientists that dared to challenge climate change

All posts, comments and statements made on IR are those of the authors only. Any disputes must be addressed to the writers, who are solely responsible for their posts, comments and statements.

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