No matter how many times you have been to the jewel of the National Park System that is Yosemite, you haven’t really seen it until you’ve glimpsed it over freshly fallen snow.
The California Department of Public Health is investigating a second case of plague likely contracted by a Georgia native on a recent visit to Yosemite National Park.
By Jason Wells, Los Angeles Times The wilderness near Yosemite National Park’s iconic Half Dome has been completely evacuated as a wind-driven wildfire continued to spread through the area Tuesday, officials said. The Meadow fire, last measured at nearly 2,600 acres, forced authorities to evacuate dozens of hikers by helicopter after flames cut off their […]
By Joseph Serna, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — A wildfire in Yosemite National Park that prompted authorities to airlift hikers out of harm’s way has tripled in size, growing to nearly 2,600 acres as of Monday morning. Several water-dropping helicopters and airplanes were assisting hundreds of firefighters on the ground as the Meadow fire […]
By Joseph Serna and Teresa Watanabe, Los Angeles Times Several trails and campgrounds remained closed in Yosemite National Park on Monday after a spot fire near Half Dome, driven by winds in hot, dry conditions, exploded in size. The Meadow fire started in Little Yosemite Valley and had burned at least 700 acres by Sunday […]