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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)

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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

El Capitan and Half Dome (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Half Dome Opens Early Because Of No Snow In Yosemite

The cables to the summit of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park are opening Saturday — three weeks ahead of schedule because of the low snowpack

04/29/2015

O'Shaughnessy Dam at Hetch Hetchy Reservoir. (Inklein/Wikimedia Commons)

San Francisco Sued In Bid To Restore Hetch Hetchy Valley

A citizens’ group dedicated to restoring the now-flooded Hetch Hetchy Valley in Yosemite National Park has sued the city of San Francisco in a bid to change the way water is diverted from the Tuolumne River.

04/23/2015

Cathedral Peak, Yosemite National Park. (Frank Kovalchek/Wikimedia Commons)

5 Must-Watch Time Lapses Of Yosemite National Park

Events celebrating the landmark anniversary officially kicked off last month, but the park can’t officially blow out the candles until October 1st. Over the decades everyone from you to Ansel Adams has tried to capture the park’s unspeakable beauty.

04/21/2015

Photo Credit: Randy Yagi

Top Mountain Climbing Destinations In The U.S.

Among the country’s five best mountain climbing destinations are the highest point in North America and one of the world’s most famous natural landmarks.

04/03/2015

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