Federal Park Officials Shut Down Trails Where NorCal Family Found DeadFederal park officials ordered the closure of a trail in Mariposa County Sunday where the bodies of a family and their dog were discovered dead from unknown causes earlier this month.
UPDATE: San Francisco Family Found Dead in Sierra Foothills Not Exposed to Chemicals from MineAuthorities released new details Thursday regarding the mysterious deaths of a San Francisco family found on a California hiking trail last week.
Hot Weather Hindering Efforts Against Blaze Near YosemiteHot and dry weather is hindering efforts to slow the growth of a wildfire near Yosemite National Park that killed a California firefighter.
Man Fights Off Black Bear Attack On His Porch In Mariposa CountyA 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.
There Are Too Many Trees In California Soaking Up Much Needed Water, UC Berkeley Study SaysEnvironmental scientists at UC Berkeley are saying that there are too many trees in the California’s forests. Scientists say that less trees would leave more rain water available to meet the state’s demand.
Hundreds Evacuated As Wildfire Threatens Homes Near YosemiteAn evacuation order for 300 homes near Yosemite National Park remained in effect Saturday as firefighters battled a wildfire scorching about 300 acres in Central California
Eye On The Bay: Yosemite In Fall - 9/28/11
Eye On The Bay: Mariposa County - 9/27/11