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Visitors hike the Vernal Fall trail on July 21, 2014 in Yosemite National Park, California. Yosemite is among California's biggest tourist destinaitons.  (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

2nd Yosemite Tourist Investigated For Possible Case Of Plague

California health officials are investigating another possible case of plague in a tourist from Georgia who fell ill after visiting Yosemite National Park, the second case in less than a month.

08/18/2015

YOSEMITE NTL PARK, CA - AUGUST 28:  A view of Half Dome and the Yosemite Valley on August 28, 2013 in Yosemite Nationall Park, California. As the Rim Fire continues to burn on the western edge of Yosemite National Park, the valley floor of the park remains open. The Rim Fire has charred more than 190,000 acres of forest and is currently 30 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Child Who Camped At Yosemite National Park Contracts Plague

A child who was camping with family at Yosemite National Park contracted the plague, the first case reported in the state since 2006.

08/06/2015

Couple Camping (credit: Thinkstock)

How To Pack Lightly For Your Camping Trip

Depending upon how you plan to camp – RV, tent or backpacking – you may want to rethink what you pack and bring with you. The lighter you pack, the easier it will be to keep track of everything and carry it to and from your campsite.

06/16/2015

Backpack to the Future? #TakeAMovieCamping

Backpack To The Future? St. Elmo’s Campfire? #TakeAMovieCamping

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Love movies? Is Camping your thing? A hilarious hashtag on Twitter combines the best of both. #TakeAMovieCamping is the perfect summer vacation hashtag. It’s the classic, ‘replace a word with’ […]

06/15/2015

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5 Camping Gear Must Haves For Summer Vacations

Don’t leave home without these five handy camping gadgets. You’ll have all the important conveniences of home without tons of bulky equipment.

05/11/2015

A five-year-old boy and three-year-old girl who went missing in the Sierra with their father, Nicholas Vlahos, were reunited with their grandparents on May 8, 2015. (Anne Makovec / CBS)

East Bay Family Returns Home After Missing In Sierra For 2 Days

Two young children who were missing for two days in the Sierra with their father until they were rescued Thursday were reunited with family in the Bay Area on Friday.

05/08/2015

Nicholas Vlahos. (CBS)

Oakland Father, Young Kids Found Safe After 2 Days Missing In Sierra

An Oakland man and his two young children who were missing for two days following a camping trip in a remote part of the Sierra have been found safe Thursday night.

05/07/2015

Nicholas Vlahos

Oakland Father, Young Kids Missing From Sierra Camping Trip

An Oakland barber and his two young children have gone missing while taking a drive through a remote area of Sierra and Plumas counties, Sierra County sheriff’s officials said Thursday.

05/07/2015

Interpretive Snowshoe Hike (credit: Yosemite Experience)

What To Do in Yosemite in Winter

In Winter, Yosemite is transformed into a wonderland full of exciting adventures & activities…

01/12/2015

Diane Jones (left) and her son Oliver Terry, a student at Foothill College, have slept in a minivan in the Palo Alto area for the past few years. (CBS)

Homeless College Student Living In Van With Mom Helps Convince Palo Alto To Overturn Car Camping Ban

The City of Palo Alto just made life a little easier for one young college student, who is working to turn his life around. He lives in a minivan with his mother and told KPIX 5 things can only get better from here.

11/19/2014

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