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56 min ago | 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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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Annual apple picking to be held at Yosemite

The event is part of a program implemented by the park to reduce the number of encounters between people and black bears by removing non-native food sources from Yosemite Valley.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Lynn Rhodes: Time to take action to save parks

On June 30, 1864, President Abraham Lincoln signed a bill granting 39,000 acres of Yosemite Valley and the Mariposa Big Tree Grove to the State of California.

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National Parks Traveler

Key Concessions Contracts Up At Yosemite National Park, Along Blue Ridge Parkway

The Ahwahnee Hotel in the Yosemite Valley is one of the prizes in the concessions contract for Yosemite National Park/Kurt Repanshek The coming months could tell whether Xanterra Parks & Resorts and Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts are both still in an acquisition mode, or will look to stand pat, as concessions opportunities are weighed in ... (more)

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

NBC Bay Area

Mill Valley Man Treks To Turn Personal Loss Into Public Gain

John "Woody" Orofino is planning on hiking the 210-mile John Muir Trail later this month.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Marc Boyd: McClintock's Yosemite obstruction must end

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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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Daily Kos

150 Years in Yosemite: Those Who Kill

As we celebrate 150 years of protecting Yosemite National Park, we have to look closer at how it became ours in the first place.

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KQED

Yosemite: A 'Storied Landscape' of War, Hope, and Beauty

One hundred and fifty years ago, a San Francisco photographer overcame nature's obstacles to change forever how we see California's greatest natural gem.

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Sarah In Tampa

How do new national parks get created?

Visited several parks in California, Alaska, Wyoming, Arizona, and Utah. Spent the summer of 2011 working in Yosemite Valley for the Nati... Visited several parks in California, Alaska, Wyoming, Arizona, and Utah.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Debbie Croft: Remembering the pioneers who settled the West

Born and bred in the East, I grew up appreciating America's colonial heritage. Living now in the rugged West, I'm learning to appreciate California's rich history.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

My Mother Lode

Yosemite Popular During Independence Day

The park receives about 4 million visitors annually, and 55% arrived during the summer months.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Remember that idea to build a new parking lot in Yosemite Valley?

Twenty years ago, I wrote a story about the idea to build a 1,840-space parking lot at Taft Toe in Yosemite Valley -- an old idea that had resurfaced and caught plenty of criticism.

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Sierra

I: Yosemite Bus Ride Backpack to Porcupine Flat/Snow Creek/Mt Watkins

Yosemite Bus Ride Backpack to Porcupine Flat/Snow Creek/Mt Watkins. Leave Thursday morning for a moderate 3-day trip from Porcupine Flat to explore the eastern North Rim of Yosemite Valley.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Mother Jones

Nature Is Magical - And These Ten Stunning Photos Prove It. Happy Birthday, Yosemite

On this day 150 years ago, Abraham Lincoln signed the Yosemite Grant Act to protect Yosemite Valley and Mariposa Grove in California.

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SFGate

Park rangers crack down on fires, smoking, fireworks

Last summer's Rim Fire, started by an illegal campfire, burned 402 square miles of Stanislaus National Forest near Groveland.

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KMIZ

Yosemite celebrates 150th anniversary

It was during the throes of the Civil War, with lots of bloody and brutal fighting still ahead, when President Abraham Lincoln turned his attention to the Mariposa Grove and the Yosemite Valley areas of California.

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