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Richmond Man Swept Over Waterfall In Sierra National Forest

A Richmond man died after he was swept over a waterfall in the Sierra National Forest south of Yosemite National Park while leading a group of campers to a swimming area on Saturday afternoon, a Madera County sheriff’s spokeswoman said.

08/13/2013

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Best Activities To Do With Dad On The Peninsula

This year, Father’s Day falls on June 16th and presents a wonderful opportunity to spend quality time with dad. Here is a list of five great Peninsula options to enjoy with dad.

04/14/2013

Yosemite National Park spans part of the Sierra Nevada mountain range.  (Photo by David McNeil /Newsmakers)

Yosemite Camper Dies From Rare Rodent Disease

Yosemite National Park officials say a man is dead and a woman is recovering after contracting a rare rodent-borne disease in popular lodging area.

08/16/2012

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Best Campgrounds In The East Bay Area

With East Bay and the wilderness within kissing distance, camping under a canopy of stars is a no-brainer for area nature lovers. Whether you’re visiting or staycationing, the East Bay area’s best campsites promise more than trees and fire rings, their amenities abound.

05/19/2012

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Is Camping The Right Vacation For You And Your Family?

Camping is a fun and affordable way to spend quality time with your family. Here are some tips for a successful camping trip.

05/14/2012

(credit: Tom Stienstra)

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San Francisco Man Missing In Death Valley

A 67-year-old bicyclist from San Francisco is missing, more than a week after he stepped away from a campfire in Death Valley National Park and vanished.

03/20/2012

Harvey Milk Plaza, San Francisco Castro District

New Rules For SF Castro District Plaza Prevent Camping, Allow Carts

A proposal to ban camping and other activities at two plazas in San Francisco’s Castro District was approved by the Board of Supervisors Tuesday, but only after the removal of regulations that had angered homeless advocates in the city.

02/01/2012

A homeless man sleeps in the doorway of a closed store in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Proposal On SF Castro Plazas Proves Controversial

Two of the most popular gathering spots in San Francisco’s Castro District would be subject to new regulations under legislation passed out of a supervisors’ committee Monday, despite the fact that they turned out to be quite contentious issues.

01/24/2012

Occupy Santa Cruz protesters inside a vacant bank building, December 1, 2011. (CBS)

Lawsuit To Decide Legality Of Former Santa Cruz Occupy Camp

A federal magistrate in San Jose is expected to rule later this month whether it’s legal for police to take down Occupy encampments. Although the decision is about a former Santa Cruz encampment, the ruling could have widespread implications.

01/04/2012

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