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1 hr ago | National Parks Traveler

Tuolumne Grove Parking Area In Yosemite National Park To Close For Improvements

If you hope to see the Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias in Yosemite National Park this month, you'll need to plan on a weekend visit if you're driving directly there.

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5 hrs ago | Outdoor Photographer

Photographing Bodie

"Swayback" building at night with the Milky Way, Bodie. While helping some members of our group photograph this building I set up my own camera as well.

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Related Topix: Cameras, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA, Photography, Arts

Sat Aug 30, 2014

KTXL-TV Sacramento

The Storied History of Yosemitea s Ahwahnee Hotel

People have been flocking to the Ahwahnee Hotel at Yosemite National Park, which has kept overnight guests from all over the world the past 87 years.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Heidi Massie: Fire! You can save your home

We've been preparing for years, hoping we would never again experience a firestorm like the one that ravaged our Yosemite National Park community of Foresta in August 1990.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Ex-Yosemite Lodge manager indicted on fraud, ID theft charges

A former assistant manager at Yosemite Lodge in Yosemite National Park was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury on wire fraud and identity theft charges in connection with guest charges at the lodge, U.S Attorney Benjamin Wagner's office said.

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The Daily Caller

Removing Dangerous Trees From California Wildfire Blocked By Spotted Owl

U.S. Forest Officials have finally made the decision to allow loggers to remove trees left from an area hit by raging California wildfires last year, but environmentalists shot back, saying they will sue to protect the interests of the spotted owl .

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Related Topix: Wildfire, Fire, Natural Disasters, Yosemite National Park, CA, US National Parks, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom McClintock, US Politics, Conservative Political News

OregonLive.com

Columbia River Gorge waterfalls will cool off the Labor Day crowds

Hikers enjoy the fruits of their labor taking in the view of Triple Falls on the Oneonta Trail near Horsetail Falls.

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Related Topix: Oregon, US National Parks, Bridal-Veil, OR, Portland, OR, Multnomah (Portland, OR), Cascade Locks, OR, Travel

Wed Aug 27, 2014

RecordNET

Tuolumne Grove parking lot in Yosemite to close temporarily starting Sept. 8

YOSEMITE - The Tuolumne Grove parking lot in Yosemite National Park will close temporarily beginning Sept.

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Greenwich Citizen

Forest Service decides future of burned trees

In this Sept. 25, 2013 file photo, Scott Small, and other National Forest Service crew members work to restore terrain that was bulldozed for a firebreak in the battle against Rim Fire on a nordic ski trail along Dodge Ridge in the Stanislaus National Forest, near Tuolumne City, Calif.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

News Max

CESAR's Manson: SF Gets More Water by Exploiting Political Clout

The San Francisco Bay area gets more water than California's Central Valley, where farmers have been cut off from needed water because the coastal areas have more "political clout," says Craig Manson, executive director of the Center for Environmental Science, Accuracy and Reliability .

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KOLD-TV Tucson

Northern California wildfire 25 percent contained

As wildfires burn homes and thousands of square miles across the West, fire experts say simple actions like clearing brush around a home or removing pine needles from decks could make the difference in whether a... As wildfires burn homes and thousands of square miles across the West, fire experts say simple actions like clearing brush around a ... (more)

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

California Sketches: How forests recover from fire

After the Rim fire devastated more than 250,000 acres of the Sierra Nevada and part of Yosemite National Park last year, I wondered how forests recover from catastrophic fire and what the process looks like.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Sonora, CA, Tuolumne, CA, Opinion

Sat Aug 23, 2014

My Mother Lode

Majestic Sites For Free

Visitors get in free to Yosemite in honor of the National Park Service's 98th Birthday.

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The Star Online

Calming: The stunning coastline along the Pacific Coast Highway on...

Calming: The stunning coastline along the Pacific Coast Highway on the way to the Monterey Bay Aquarium where these bewitching jellyfish reside.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Oakhurst's Junction fire is 95% contained

The Junction fire in Oakhurst was 95% contained Friday night. The blaze started Monday afternoon in the eastern Madera County town south of Yosemite National Park and burned 612 acres.

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KCRA-TV Sacramento

1 year after Rim Fire, scorched land still trying to recover

Many are wondering what steps will be taken to help the area in and around Yosemite National Park recover from the Rim Fire.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

KCRA-TV Sacramento

1 year after Rim Fire, recovery has barely begun

High on a ridgeline in the Stanislaus National Forest, Chris Schow is driving through miles after mile of dead, blackened trees.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Wildfire near Bakersfield nearly half contained

A child's bike sits among the ruins of a burned home destroyed in a widlfire along Highway 41 outside Oakhurst, Calif., Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.

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The Fresno Bee

Fresno watchdog sues over Hetch Hetchy

This image provided by Environmental Defense shows the O'Shaughnessy Dam on the Hetch Hetchy reservoir in Yosemite National Park, Calif., in a June 2004, file photo.

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Seattle Times

Containment increases on fire near Yosemite

A wildfire that surged early and led to mass evacuations around a community near Yosemite National Park was tamed by firefighters, and the remaining evacuees were expected to return to their homes on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA, Oakhurst, CA, Madera County, CA

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