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At 150, Yosemite’s Roots Go Deep

June 27, 2014 | 3:53 pm

At 150, Yosemite’s Roots Go Deep

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It’s been 150 years since Lincoln preserved Yosemite, and the park is celebrating by boosting conservation efforts.

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Eight Firefighters Injured in Battle to Contain Blaze West of Yosemite

May 28, 2014 | 10:20 am

Eight Firefighters Injured in Battle to Contain Blaze West of Yosemite

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Fire burning near Lake McClure has covered a little more than a square mile since Monday afternoon.

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More No-Snow News From the Sierra: Tioga Pass Road Reopens

May 2, 2014 | 1:49 pm

More No-Snow News From the Sierra: Tioga Pass Road Reopens

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Yosemite opens the high-country highway, the third-earliest date traffic has resumed on the route.

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Yosemite Opens Areas Closed After Last Summer’s Huge Rim Fire

April 3, 2014 | 8:52 am

Yosemite Opens Areas Closed After Last Summer’s Huge Rim Fire

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The fire burned more than a quarter of a million acres in Yosemite and the Stanislaus National Forest. See before-and-after photos from a plot in the national forest. …read more

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Yosemite Kicks Off Its First-Ever Film Festival

February 26, 2014 | 1:40 pm

Yosemite Kicks Off Its First-Ever Film Festival

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Event is part of celebration of 150th anniversary of federal land grant that set aside Yosemite Valley.

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Rim Fire Ecosystem Damage Estimated at $800 Million

December 27, 2013 | 4:14 pm

Rim Fire Ecosystem Damage Estimated at $800 Million

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New report looks at loss of stored carbon from trees burned in massive blaze.

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Yosemite Closure Hits Tuolumne County Hard

October 13, 2013 | 9:00 am

Yosemite Closure Hits Tuolumne County Hard

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District is represented by Republican Tom McClintock, who had called for government shutdown

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Government Shutdown Fallout: California Won’t Pay to Reopen National Parks

October 11, 2013 | 12:01 pm

Government Shutdown Fallout: California Won’t Pay to Reopen National Parks

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Officials say the state simply can’t afford to pay for operations at Yosemite and other national parks.

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Scientists Begin Assessing Impact of Rim Fire

September 19, 2013 | 8:00 pm

Scientists Begin Assessing Impact of Rim Fire

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Erosion a big concern after the third largest wildfire in California history.

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Rim Fire Cause: Hunter’s Illegal Fire

September 5, 2013 | 9:55 am

Rim Fire Cause: Hunter’s Illegal Fire

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Investigators have determined the cause of the devastating blaze that has burned 370 square miles in and around Yosemite.

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