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Damaged Line Interrupts Telephone Service In Parts Of Yosemite National Park

Telephone service in parts of Yosemite National Park has been cut off due to a damaged phone line.


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

Our Favorite Quotes About Yosemite – 150 Years After Federal Protection

Yosemite became the first wildland in the nation protected for all-time 150 years ago when President Abraham Lincoln signed the Yosemite Grant Act, protecting the Valley and Mariposa grove. Later, in 1890, it became a national park. Over the last 150 years the park has played host to a number of dignitaries and celebrities – as well as about 4 million regular visitors a year.


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Federal Shutdown Would Close Alcatraz, Muir Woods, Yosemite

Campers at Yosemite National Park would be escorted out of the park and the gates to several popular Bay Area attractions would be locked if Congress does not reach an agreement to prevent a federal government shutdown.


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National Park Service Rejects Mare Island Application

The cost of environmental cleanup at the former Navy shipyard at Mare Island is too high for it to become a national park, according to federal officials.


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Power Restored To Yosemite National Park After Powerful Storm

Power has been restored to Yosemite National Park after a nearly week-long storm-related outage.

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Yosemite Falls in Yosemite National Park

Yosemite Marks A Milestone

Happy Birthday, Yosemite! One of the earliest national parks turned 120 on Friday.