Yosemite

Google Street View of Yosemite's El Capitan (Google)

Google Street View Goes Vertical With Yosmite’s El Capitan

Google Maps is treading on new ground by taking its horizontal view mapping system 3,000 feet up the world’s most famous rock wall: Yosemite’s El Capitan.

06/25/2015

Yosemite National Park (credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

New Firm Set To Run Yosemite In $2 Billion Deal

Aramark has been offered a 15-year contract to take over hotels, restaurants and outdoor activities at Yosemite National Park…

06/18/2015

The O'Shaughnessy Dam at Hetch Hetchy Reservoir in Yosemite National Park. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Despite Record Drought, Hetch Hetchy Reservoir Levels At 92 Percent

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, which supplies drinking water to 2.6 million Bay Area customers, says the supply looks good heading into summer, but conservation remains a top priority.

06/09/2015

A bear and cub cross a road on August 24, 2013 in Yosemite National Park, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Where Are You Most Likely To Spot A Bear In Yosemite? Rangers Track Map Movements

Spring is one of the most popular times to visit Yosemite National Park; Flowers are in bloom, waterfalls are booming (in non-drought years) and are trying to hit the lottery for a permit to climb Half Dome.

06/01/2015

Exchequer Bike Park4[5]

Last Chance To Bring Bell Helmets Grant Money To California Bike Park

The local Exchequer Mountain Bike Park is trailing behind the Midwest and East Coast contenders in a contest to win a large grant to fund a trail building project. The grant, sponsored by Bell Helmets, is worth $100,000 and will be awarded to only one of the three finalists. (SPONSORED)

05/29/2015

(credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/GettyImages)

Vine Video Of Bear Cubs Wrestling In Yosemite Melting Hearts Across The Internet

Vine video of two baby black bear cubs wrestling in the middle of the road in Yosemite National Park has racked up over a million views.

05/27/2015

Yosemite Falls flows in December. (CBS SF)

Forecasters Predict Stormy Sierra Memorial Day Weekend

It could be a stormy Memorial Day holiday, if your travels take you to Lake Tahoe, Yosemite or the High Sierra this weekend.

05/21/2015

Dean Potter looks on after walking 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.  (ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)

Extreme Climber Dean Potter Among 2 Killed In Yosemite BASE Jumping Accident

Record-breaking athlete Dean Potter, renowned for his daring and sometimes rogue climbs and BASE jumps, was one of two men killed while attempting a wingsuit flight in Yosemite National Park, a park spokesman said Sunday.

05/18/2015

A Caltrans truck is seen on Interstate 80 near Donner Summit, May 7, 2015. (CBS)

Spring Storm Dumps Snow In Bone-Dry Sierra

An unseasonably cold spring storm pushed south through California and Nevada on Thursday, bringing snow to Sierra Nevada peaks that have largely been free of snowpack after another dry year.

05/07/2015

Rim Fire

Feds Drop Charges In Massive Yosemite Rim Fire After 2 Witnesses Die

Prosecutors said Friday that two key witnesses have unexpectedly died since the indictment was handed down last year against Matthew Emerald.

05/01/2015

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