Two minors sleeping in a tent at a campground in Yosemite National Park were killed Friday morning by a falling tree limb, according to park officials.
Evacuations are underway in the area of Markleeville, about 30 miles south of Lake Tahoe after a wildfire broke out over the weekend and exploded to first 6,500 acres, and then 9,500 acres by Monday afternoon.
San Francisco’s plans for the Super Bowl City were revealed Tuesday, and while city officials count down to the kickoff they also must deal with large crowds of homeless who camp out in the heart of where the celebration is planned.
Yosemite National Park will offer testing to all employees at the site to determine if they have ever been infected with a deadly mouse-borne virus, officials said Thursday.
California public health officials have tested 100 workers at Yosemite National Park to determine whether they were exposed to the deadly mouse-borne hantavirus.
Supervisors have approved a large-vehicle overnight parking ban on many San Francisco streets.
Police in riot gear dismantled one of Occupy San Francisco’s smaller encampments that had been blocking a sidewalk early Wednesday morning.
Occupy Cal protesters stayed overnight in tents at Sproul Plaza at the University of California at Berkeley campus again Tuesday night after repeated warnings by police to leave their encampment.
After a tense weekend that included a Saturday march where two protesters allegedly attacked police officers, Occupy San Francisco participants at Justin Herman Plaza said they have seen a spike in new campers.