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.
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.
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.
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.
Firefighters gained the upper hand Friday night on a wildfire along Interstate 80 east of Sacramento that threatened 1,000 homes.
Yosemite park officials say sparks from a vehicle caused the wildfire that led to a former U.S. Navy pilot’s death.
The pilot killed in a crash while fighting a wildfire in Yosemite National Park has been identified as a retired Navy pilot.
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.
An air tanker crashed while fighting a wildfire at Yosemite National Park on Tuesday afternoon, killing the pilot on board, according to Cal Fire.
The Yosemite National Park Service was evacuating an area of the park due to a wildfire.