Yosemite

Visitors hike the Vernal Fall trail on July 21, 2014 in Yosemite National Park, California. Yosemite is among California's biggest tourist destinaitons.  (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

2nd Yosemite Tourist Investigated For Possible Case Of Plague

California health officials are investigating another possible case of plague in a tourist from Georgia who fell ill after visiting Yosemite National Park, the second case in less than a month.

08/18/2015

A park service rescue team pulls a woman to safety after a tumble near Yosemite Falls (CHP)

Woman Survives 25-Foot Tumble, Rescue Near Upper Yosemite Fall

Officials say a woman hiking above Upper Yosemite Fall in Yosemite National Park this weekend survived a nearly 25-feet plunge, landing on a granite slab and suffering a major pelvic injury that prevented her from walking.

08/18/2015

Walker Fire (CBS)

Walker Fire Forces Evacuation Of Yosemite Campgrounds

A fast-spreading wildfire has shut down a portion of Tioga Pass and threatens areas of Yosemite National Park.

08/16/2015

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Plague Found In Dead Squirrels At Yosemite Campground

Two dead squirrels at a campground in Yosemite National Park were found to have been killed by plague, leading park officials to close it for treatment.

08/14/2015

Tree Limb Kills Campers

2 Young Yosemite Campers Sleeping In Tent Killed By Falling Tree Limb

Two minors sleeping in a tent at a campground in Yosemite National Park were killed Friday morning by a falling tree limb, according to park officials.

08/14/2015

Black Bear

Man Fights Off Black Bear Attack On His Porch In Mariposa County

A 67-year-old man fought off a black bear that attacked him on his porch Thursday as the state sees an uptick in encounters, likely a result of California’s relentless drought that’s sending bears into populated areas to forage for food, officials said.

08/13/2015

YOSEMITE NTL PARK, CA - AUGUST 28:  A view of Half Dome and the Yosemite Valley on August 28, 2013 in Yosemite Nationall Park, California. As the Rim Fire continues to burn on the western edge of Yosemite National Park, the valley floor of the park remains open. The Rim Fire has charred more than 190,000 acres of forest and is currently 30 percent contained. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Child Who Camped At Yosemite National Park Contracts Plague

A child who was camping with family at Yosemite National Park contracted the plague, the first case reported in the state since 2006.

08/06/2015

ENSHI, CHINA - APRIL 22:  (CHINA OUT) American free climber Dean Potter walks on a 41-meter-long and two-centimeter-wide slackline over Enshi Grand Canyon at an altitude of 1,800m on April 22, 2012 in Enshi, Hubei Province of China. Potter successfully finished the lone slackline walk in about three minutes without taking any protective measures.  (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)

iPhone Video, Girlfriend Recall Final Moments Before Yosemite BASE Jumpers Slam Into Ridgeline

World-famous wingsuit flier Dean Potter had strapped his iPhone to the back of his head and hit record before jumping from a cliff in Yosemite National Park in what was to be an exhilarating flight through a V-shaped rocky formation — a route that left little margin for error.

08/04/2015

Mudslide covering Highway 140 in Yosemite (Yosemite National Park)

Major Yosemite Highway Reopens Following Heavy Storms, Mudslide

The El Portal Road route into Yosemite National Park has reopened after clean-up of storm damage.

07/23/2015

In this archival photo, Yosemite falls is seen with no noticeable waterfall.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Yosemite’s Dying Trees, Skimpy Waterfalls Are Latest Signs Of Epic California Drought

Park officials say the tallest waterfall in North America – Yosemite Falls – will likely run dry about two months early this year.

07/10/2015

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