Yosemite National Park

Patchy snow is forcing the closure of the Badger Pass Ski Area in Yosemite National Park (CBS SF)

Dry Month Forces Closure Of Yosemite Badger Pass Ski Lifts

Powerful December storms delivered hope of a wet winter in the Sierra. A month later, those hopes are being washed out.

01/20/2015

Climbers Kevin Jorgeson and Tommy Caldwell, along with two support climbers, near the summit of El Capitan Wednesday. (CBS)

Climbers Reach Historic Finish Of Yosemite El Capitan Free Climb

Two climbers conquered the once-seemingly impossible challenge of scaling a sheer slab of granite in California’s Yosemite National Park without climbing aids by reaching the top of the 3,000-foot peak.

01/14/2015

Ahwahnee Hotel

Dispute Could Lead To Name Changes For Iconic Yosemite Properties

A dispute over the names of such iconic Yosemite National Park locations as the Ahwahnee Hotel and Curry Village has the park service considering renaming them.

01/02/2015

Yosemite Snow

Yosemite Reports First Snow Of The Season

The National Park Service reported the first snowfall of the season at Yosemite.

12/12/2014

Yosemite Falls flows in December. (CBS SF)

‘Booming’ Waterfalls Reported In Yosemite After December Storms

If you want to see the waterfalls of Yosemite National Park at full force without braving the late spring crowds, now might be the best time.

12/03/2014

(Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images)

Yosemite National Park Closes Tioga, Glacier Point Roads Due To Storm

Yosemite National Park says that Tioga and Glacier Point roads will close at 6:00 p.m. Friday as heavy snow is forecast in the park.

10/31/2014

(Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images)

50% Entry Fee Increase Planned For Yosemite National Park

Park officials announced Monday that they plan to increase the entry fee from $20 to $30 per vehicle for a single week pass. The Annual park pass will jump from $40 to $60.

10/20/2014

Western Wildfire

Yosemite Wildfire Almost Contained; I-80 Applegate Fire At 67 Percent

Fire crews have significantly increased their containment of a fire at the edge of Yosemite National Park as well as another fire burning near Interstate 80 at Applegate.

10/12/2014

An air tanker crashed while fighting a fire in Yosemite. (Source: KCRA)

State Air Tankers Grounded After Deadly Yosemite Fire Crash

Air tankers were grounded Wednesday in California after one of the aircraft crashed into a steep canyon wall while fighting a blaze in Yosemite National Park, killing the pilot, officials said.

10/08/2014

A black bear scavenges for food at Sequoia National Park in Central California on October 10, 2009. (Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images)

Yosemite Bears Get High-Tech Tracking Collars

Officials at Yosemite National Park in California say a boost in technology will help them better understand the black bears that live throughout the park.

09/24/2014

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