Mariposa

Travel Destination: Western USA

Where To Stay In And Around Yosemite

(BAY AREA NEWS GROUP/CBS SF) – Everyone knows about the Ahwahnee Hotel, the landmark lodge nestled inside Yosemite National Park, but those pricey rooms often are booked months in advance. There are other options, though, […]

03/05/2015

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Magnitude 2.5 Earthquake Shakes Mariposa Area

A magnitude 2.5 earthquake struck south of Mariposa Sunday evening.

02/15/2015

Ziplining (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Ziplining at Yosemite

A family brave the cold weather of winter to zipline across the beautiful Yosemite valley…

01/28/2015

The Meadow fire rages East of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park. (Photo Credit: Yosemite National Park)

Yosemite Wildfire Leads To Helicopter Evacuations Of Hikers From Half Dome

A wildfire burning for weeks in the backcountry of Yosemite National Park grew unexpectedly, forcing the helicopter evacuation of about 100 park visitors.

09/08/2014

Bridge Fire

Yosemite Wildfire Prompts Evacuation Of Campers

A 400-acre wildfire in Yosemite National Park has prompted the evacuation of about 100 campers, officials said.

09/07/2014

Bridge Fire

Hundreds Evacuated As Wildfire Threatens Homes Near Yosemite

An evacuation order for 300 homes near Yosemite National Park remained in effect Saturday as firefighters battled a wildfire scorching about 300 acres in Central California

09/06/2014

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3 Firefighters Hurt In Central California Wildfire That Burned 2 Square Miles In 2 Days

Officials say three firefighters have been injured in a Central California wildfire that has burned through more than 2 square miles in two days.

05/27/2014

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Wildfire In Mariposa County Forces Over 100 Evacuations

A wildfire that broke out in Central California has triggered the evacuation of about 100 rural homes.

05/26/2014

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$2M In Gold, Gems Stolen From Mariposa Mining Museum In Brazen Daytime Robbery

California investigators were looking for thieves who made off with an estimated $2 million in precious gems and gold from a Central Valley museum during a brazen daytime robbery.

10/02/2012

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Explore Hidden Gold Country In Mariposa

Step back into gold rush times to discover a wonderful Bay Area getaway destination. Explore ghost towns, charming inns, and a working gold stamp mill as we explore historic and rural Mariposa County, gateway to Yosemite.

05/14/2012

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