Hikers

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15 Lost Hikers From Church Group Found Safe In SoCal Wilderness

Fifteen hikers from a church group who failed to return from a weekend hike in the Southern California mountains were found safe by helicopter search crew Monday morning.

11/10/2014

Joseph Wong and his friends on a hike to Mission Peak in Fremont. (CBS)

People Living Near Mission Peak Say Curfew Does Little To Stop Selfie-Obsessed Hikers

People who live near Mission Peak in Fremont are upset that hikers are ignoring a new curfew. The new rules were prompted by the trail’s sudden popularity, stemming from hikers eager to take selfies from the top and post them on social media.

10/07/2014

Cal Fire rescued three people from a cliff in Morgan Hill Thursday. (CBS)

Cal Fire Rescues 3 Hikers In Morgan Hill

Cal Fire crews rescued three people who got stuck climbing the face of the Anderson Reservoir Dam just outside of Morgan Hill Thursday afternoon, a Cal Fire battalion chief said.

05/22/2014

Yosemite National Park Remains Open As Rim Fire Continues In Burn On Park's Western Edge

Yosemite Kicks Off Lottery For Half Dome Hikers

Park rangers say hikers can now apply for permits to ascend the summit of Yosemite National Park’s iconic Half Dome.

03/02/2014

Vernal Falls, Yosemite National Park

2 Boys Swept Away, Killed In Merced River At Yosemite National Park

Two boys died after they were swept away in the waters of the Merced River at Yosemite National Park on Wednesday.

08/16/2012

San Francisco’s Ocean Beach Could Get A Makeover

There are plans afoot to change the landscape of parts of San Francisco’s Ocean Beach that include the re-routing of the Great Highway.

07/27/2012

Sarah Shourd (L), Shane Bauer (C) and Josh Fattal, hug during a press conference after the two men returned to the US on September 25, 2011. (Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Freed Cal Hikers Set Bay Area Wedding Date

Two University of California, Berkeley grads who were accused of spying and imprisoned in Iran are planning to get married in the spring.

11/14/2011

Josh Fattal, Shane Bauer

Former Cal Grads Coming Home After 2 Years In Iranian Prison

Two Americans freed from an Iranian prison told reporters Saturday they were “eager to go home” just before boarding their flight to the U.S. from Oman, the Gulf state that helped mediate their release after more than two years in custody on accusations of spying.

09/24/2011

Josh Fattal, Shane Bauer

Cal Grads Fly To Freedom After Release From Iran Prison

Two UC Berkeley graduates jailed in Iran as spies were released from Tehran’s prison on Wednesday after more than two years in custody.

09/21/2011

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Freedom Imminent For Cal Graduates Jailed In Iran

Iran’s foreign minister said Saturday that the courts are willing in “the near future” to commute the prison sentences for two Americans convicted of spying. The Americans’ lawyer, meanwhile, was in court trying to arrange a $1 million bail-for-freedom deal.

09/17/2011

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