Community News for 5/23/13 edition
Members of The Velocity Dance Company will showcase their talents at 6:30 p.m., May 31 at Yosemite High School.
Wednesday May 22
Families have lots of options to ride rails
Since 1971, Amtrak has carried most of California's passenger rail traffic on both standard long distance routes and short distance urban light rail routes.
Mon May 20, 2013
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Montana man dies in Yosemite climbing accident
Authorities say a Montana man has died in a rock climbing accident as he tried to climb to the top of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park.
The Union Democrat
Yosemite rockslide claims life
The fatal slide occurred about 9 a.m. on El Capitan, the 3,000-foot granite monolith at Yosemite Valley's north end.
Mon May 13, 2013
Ventura County Star
Our beautiful Yosemite Valley was formed, in part, by glaciers. Half dome used to be a whole dome, the missing half carried away by a river of ice.
Sat May 11, 2013
Hidden gem at Modini Ranch
The 1,700 acres in the mountains of northeastern Sonoma County became a nature preserve earlier this year when the estate of Shirley and Jim Modini, who had lived and loved the ranch for the 60 years of their marriage, was settled.
Mon May 06, 2013
National Parks Traveler
American Recreation Coalition Critical Of Yosemite Valley Plan
Yosemite Valley can feel like a bustling town at times, with traffic jams, wailing emergency sirens, and tour buses and tractor-trailer trucks snaking along the roads.
Fri May 03, 2013
Briefs -- Published May 3, 2013
Yosemite National Park's Glacier Point Road is scheduled to open for the season at noon today, park officials announced Wednesday.
Wed May 01, 2013
Make a better plan
Editor's note: The following is a portion of a letter sent to Yosemite National Park superintendent Don Neubaucher, by Max Rodriguez, chairman of the Madera County Board of Supervisors regarding the Merced River Management Plan.
Yosemite's Glacier Point Road set to open
The road to one of the most beautiful lookout points in Yosemite National Park is set to open after the last of the snow has cleared.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Pacific Crest Trail: CA Section 21
TUOLUMNE MEADOWS to SONORA PASS: This 65.8-mile section travels the remote regions of Yosemite.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
National Parks Traveler
Op-Ed: Yosemite, The Fate Of Heaven Revisited
Tuesday is the final day to comment on a draft plan for managing the Yosemite Valley in the best interests of the Merced River.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Even urbanites can navigate popular Yosemite park
Yosemite Chapel in Yosemite National Park in California is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
San Jose Mercury News
Merced River Plan: Park Service proposal provides a sustainable future for Yosemite
As a former Yosemite National Park ranger who spent nearly four decades protecting and preserving one of our country's greatest natural gems, I have seen how this park has created life-long memories for visitors, whether they visited the remote back-country wilderness or the easily accessible Yosemite Valley.