Yosemite

Nov. 1 Snowfall at Squaw Valley

7 Places Where Californians Have Been Waiting To See Snow

Our Halloween storm didn’t do much to ease California’s drought concerns but that’s not stopping us from getting excited about the blanket of fresh powder.

11/03/2014

(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

A photo posted to imgur allegedly shows vandalism in Death Valley National Park. (Source: imgur)

Graffiti Artist Defaces Yosemite & Other National Parks, Posts Possibly Incriminating Images On Instagram

A graffiti artist who is accused of defacing national parks across five states has posted evidence of the acts on social media sites, and federal investigators are trying to track the suspect down.

10/22/2014

(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

Retired U.S. Navy Pilot Craig Hunt was killed while piloting an air tanker in a firefight in Yosemite National Park. (Source: Sarah Hunt-Lauterbach)

Memorial Service For Air Tanker Pilot Who Died Fighting Yosemite Fire To Be Held Tuesday

A memorial service for the air tanker pilot who died battling a wildfire in Yosemite last week will be held Tuesday in San Jose, Cal Fire officials said.

10/18/2014

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

Smoke billows from the Dog Rock fire. (Yosemite National Park.)

Cal Fire Makes Gains On Northern California Wildfires

Firefighters gained the upper hand Friday night on a wildfire along Interstate 80 east of Sacramento that threatened 1,000 homes.

10/11/2014

The remains of a home burned to the ground in the Dog Rock Fire in Placer County. (CBS)

Yosemite Officials Say Sparks From Vehicle Started Wildfire That Killed Pilot; 5 Homes Destroyed

Yosemite park officials say sparks from a vehicle caused the wildfire that led to a former U.S. Navy pilot’s death.

10/09/2014

Retired U.S. Navy Pilot Craig Hunt was killed while piloting an air tanker in a firefight in Yosemite National Park. (Source: Sarah Hunt-Lauterbach)

Pilot Killed Fighting Yosemite Wildfire ID’d As Former U.S. Navy Pilot

The pilot killed in a crash while fighting a wildfire in Yosemite National Park has been identified as a retired Navy pilot.

10/08/2014

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

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