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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

CHP Helicopter

Sunnyvale Air Force Doctor, Friend Recount Shasta Survival Story

While awaiting a rescue helicopter, they ended up saving one of the paramedics who was there to save them.

07/11/2012

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NorCal CHP Officer Hit By Helicopter Rotor Blades During Rescue

The rotor blades of a helicopter landing on rugged, remote terrain struck a California Highway Patrol officer and severely injured him as he helped rescue an injured hiker, officials said Monday.

07/10/2012

Mountain Lion

Man On NorCal Hiking Trip Survives Mountain Lion Attack

State wildlife officials are searching for a mountain lion believed responsible for the nonfatal attack of a 63-year-old man camping near Nevada City.

07/02/2012

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Attractive and Active: Best Athletic Wear Stores In San Francisco

One of the perks of living in San Francisco are the great options for working out outdoors. This year, don’t get stuck inside. Instead opt to get fit cycling across the Golden Gate bridge, hiking one of the many nearby trails, or swimming near the Bay.

03/06/2012

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Hiker Dies In Cliff Plunge Near Gilroy

A man in his early 20s was found dead at the bottom of a cliff after a day of hiking near Gilroy on Sunday, according to the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office.

02/28/2012

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Best Places To Volunteer With Your Kids In San Francisco

Volunteering can be one of the most rewarding commitments. Imparting knowledge and sharing the experience with your children will reap life-long benefits. A little research beforehand goes a long way toward creating a volunteer experience […]

02/24/2012

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Best Places For Romantic Hikes In San Francisco

There’s no better way to reinvigorate your love life than a refreshing winter hike. Here are five suggestions for easy to moderately-challenging strolls, all just across the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco. Each has […]

02/14/2012

Half Dome

Yosemite May Reduce Hiking Permits To Half Dome

Yosemite National Park officials say lowering the number of permits to Half Dome is the best option for maintaining the wilderness character at the popular hiking spot.

01/24/2012

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