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Yosemite National Park

WATCH: Thirty Videographers Capture 'One Day In Yosemite'

Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.30.2013 | Green

With the help of 30 videographers, an ambitious filmmaker has created a stunning video that captures the vast magic of Yosemite National Park. Upl...

Search Continues For Plane That Vanished Over Yosemite

Merced Sun-Star | | Posted 02.20.2013 | San Francisco

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK -- Yosemite National Park officials said Thursday the search for a single-engine plane that may have gone missing over the park...

Forensic Tools Aid In Research Of Rare Yosemite Owls

AP | TRACIE CONE | Posted 12.22.2012 | Green

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — In the bird world, they make endangered condors seem almost commonplace. The unique Great Gray ...

PHOTOS: Adventurous Travel Around The U.S.

G Adventures | Posted 12.19.2012 | Travel
G Adventures

There are vast patches of North America that are still left to be discovered, so gear up and prepare for an adrenaline rush.

Exploring America With Papa Roach Frontman Jacoby Shaddix

CarsTravelFood | Posted 10.16.2012 | Travel

Grammy-nominated alternative rock band Papa Roach has sold more than 10 million albums worldwide, and they've seen much of this country, touring the U.S. twice each year since 2000. Lead singer Jacoby Shaddix shares some of his favorites.

It's the Tuolumne, Stupid.

Mike Marshall | Posted 12.03.2012 | San Francisco
Mike Marshall

Currently, San Francisco uses Tuolumne River water to irrigate our golf courses, hose down our streets and wash our Muni buses. We must stop using so much of it. San Francisco can and should plan to do better.

Hantavirus Kills 2 More In Yosemite

AP | TRACIE CONE | Posted 10.31.2012 | Green

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Up to 10,000 people who were guests in certain lodging cabins at Yosemite National Park might have been exposed to a deadly mo...

Yosemite Shuts Cabins At Center Of Rodent Probe

AP | TRACIE CONE and JASON DEAREN | Posted 10.30.2012 | Green

FRESNO, Calif. — Two more Yosemite National Park visitors have been found with a mouse-borne virus blamed for the deaths of two people, bringing...

Yosemite Officials: 1,700 At Risk For Rare Rodent-Borne Disease

AP | TRACIE CONE | Posted 10.29.2012 | San Francisco

FRESNO, Calif. -- The rustic tent cabins of Yosemite National Park – a favorite among families looking to rough it in one of the nation's most m...

National Parks Birthday: Time to Renew a National Commitment

Tom Kiernan | Posted 10.21.2012 | Green
Tom Kiernan

From the shores of Acadia to the battlefields at Gettysburg, the petroglyphs at Mesa Verde and the bison that roam Yellowstone, our 397 national parks protect and preserve America's heritage.

Stop Blaming Parents when Tragedy Strikes

Eva Glettner | Posted 10.21.2012 | Parents
Eva Glettner

People, stop judging.

Knickknack Vacations -- Please Don't Buy The Souvenirs

Peter Brown Hoffmeister | Posted 09.01.2012 | Parents
Peter Brown Hoffmeister

Why do so many people in Yosemite spend hours INSIDE, waiting in long lines to buy expensive knickknacks with images of the natural features that are right OUTSIDE?

The Summer Adventure of a Lifetime!

Joaquin Sosa | Posted 08.27.2012 | Green
Joaquin Sosa

During my last week of school this May, I got a surprise far better than good grades. A call from Sierra Club Headquarters in San Francisco confirmed that I had won the "Best Internship on Earth."

Popular Yosemite Sites To Close For Good

AP | TRACIE CONE | Posted 08.14.2012 | Green

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. — Falling boulders are the single biggest force shaping Yosemite Valley, one of the most popular tourist destinat...

PHOTOS: The Best Road Trips From San Francisco

Oyster | Posted 08.08.2012 | Travel

Get your bags packed, slather on some sunscreen and hop in the whip -- we've got some miles to cover.

WATCH: One Of California's Most Beautiful Attractions, Now Live Via Webcam

AP | By TRACIE CONE | Posted 07.14.2012 | San Francisco

FRESNO, Calif. -- Just in time for spring snowmelt: a webcam pointed at one of Yosemite National Park's main attractions, the soaring 2,425-foot Yosem...

Yosemite Waterfall Looks Like 'Molten Lava' In Fleeting February Phenomenon

AP | By TRACIE CONE | Posted 04.20.2012 | Green

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. -- A window of time just opened in Yosemite National Park when nature photographers wait, as if for an eclipse, until t...

WATCH: Time Lapse Of Yosemite's Amazing Sunsets, Sunrises

Posted 01.25.2012 | Green

Mother Nature is pretty spectacular on her own, but when her beauty is enhanced with technology, the results can be truly breathtaking. This time l...

Conservative Legislator Fights To Demolish Historic Yosemite Dam

Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.04.2012 | San Francisco

Environmentalists sometimes come in unlikely shapes. Take Congressman Dan Lungren, for example. A Republican representing Sacramento's eastern subu...

It's the 85th Anniversary of Yosemite's Bracebridge Dinner

Terry Gardner | Posted 02.20.2012 | Home
Terry Gardner

Several guests told me that they had attended Bracebridge more than once. Now that there are eight performances, there is no longer a need to issue tickets on a lottery basis.

Ramina Badal's Body Found: Rangers Find Third Body In Yosemite's Merced River

AP | By TRACIE CONE | Posted 02.04.2012 | San Francisco

FRESNO, Calif. -- Officials on Monday identified a body found in the Merced River as one of three young people swept over a waterfall last summer in Y...

Yosemite National Park's New River Plan May Have Drastic Consequences

AP | TRACIE CONE | Posted 12.31.2011 | San Francisco

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. -- On busy days, more than 8,000 cars pass through Yosemite Valley in the nation's third most-visited national park. Bu...

Surgeons Successfully Reattach Injured Yosemite Climber's Thumb

AP | Posted 11.29.2011 | San Francisco

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. -- A rock climber whose thumb was severed when he fell and it was caught in a rope has had the digit reattached by surg...

FOOL'S GOLD: Illegal Mining Threatens California's Most Famous National Park

| Posted 11.27.2011 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. By Susanne Rust As state officials spar with illegal gold miners in El Dorado County, env...

WATCH: Bear Cubs Wrestling

Posted 11.26.2011 | Green

Some lucky visitors to Yosemite National Park were treated to quite the show: Two ridiculously cute bear cubs wrestling with each other in the middle ...