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Yosemite National Park, California is located in Mariposa County. Zip codes in Yosemite National Park, CA include 95389.

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Local news for Yosemite National Park, CA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

2 hrs ago | CNN

10 spectacular U.S. waterfalls

Arizona's Havasu Falls is only accessible by hiking or horseback. The water stays about 70 degrees year-round, making it ideal for a well-deserved dip after the long trek into Havasu Canyon.

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7 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

Yosemite wildfire weakened, evacuations to end

This Monday, July 28, 2014 photo released Thursday, July 31, 2014 by the U.S. Forest Service, shows flames and smoke in the Sierra National Forest, Calif.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

SFGate

Hwy 120 reopens

U.S. Forest Service firefighters Nick Parker, left, and Dwayne McGovran gather hoses in the El Portal community now that the homes are no longer threatened by fire in El Portal Calif., on Tuesday July 29, 2014.

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Sunherald.com

Wildfires continue to spread in California's tinder-dry Sierra

As of Wednesday night, the El Portal fire had burned at least 3,900 acres with 34% containment.

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NewsBusters.org

NBC: Firefighters Battling California Wildfires Are On 'Front Lines of Climate Change'

Not wanting to let a good crisis go to waste, Tuesday's NBC Nightly News exploited California wildfires to push climate change.

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Russia counts cost of new US, EU sanctions

Northern Colorado got the brunt of heavy rains that flooded streets and stranded drivers up and down the Front Range.

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Yahoo!

Pipe break in UCLA flooding points to U.S. water main risk

Here's the latest news for Wednesday July 30th: Two separate deadly attacks hit Gaza; Workers at UCLA clean up water damage; The UK will test driverless cars; crop circles appear in Germany.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Crews work to keep Yosemite fire from sequoias

This image released by the Madera County Sheriff's Department shows a bear running through smoke in the Sierra foothills in Sierra National Forest, Calif, on Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

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Twenty five members of the California Conservation Corps from Watsonville and San Jose have been dispatched to the French Fire in Madera County to assist.

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New Scientist

Smoky wildfires in US and Canada damage lung health

WILDFIRE season is off to a scorching start across the north-west US and Canada.

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KMPH-TV Fresno

Police: Boy, 8, shot and killed in Detroit

Fire crews have gained ground on two of the largest wildfires in California, lifting evacuation orders for about half the homes in the path of a blaze in Yosemite National Park and redeploying firefighters battling... Fire crews have gained ground on two of the largest wildfires in California, lifting evacuation orders for about half the homes in ... (more)

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The Fresno Bee

Residents who fought 'ripping' El Portal fire share concerns

Jerry Rupert was enjoying a nice, cool shower alongside his home in Old El Portal - something he likes to do in the summer - when flames swooped into his backyard Saturday afternoon.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

SFGate

Firefighters pushing back against fire near Yosemite

A helicopter hovers above a home as it prepares to dip water from the nearby Merced River in El Portal, Calif., on Monday, July 28, 2014.

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News10.net

Yosemite fire expands, threatens giant redwoodsYosemite fire expands, ...

The fire was temporarily cutting off some access points to the park, a big tourist draw during the summer, closing Big Oak Flat Road and parts of Highway 120.

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Merced Sun-Star

UC Merced Connect: Partnership with Yosemite highlighted during Napolitano visit

A two-day visit to Yosemite gave University of California President Janet Napolitano an up-close look at UC Merced's partnership with the neighboring national park, including some of the students whose lives have been transformed by their experiences there.

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Cybercast News Service

Crews make gains on 2 California wildfires

Some firefighters battling a Northern California wildfire that prompted evacuation orders for more than 400 homes before it was brought under control were dispatched to other fires, while evacuation orders for about half of the homes in the path of a blaze in Yosemite National Park were lifted.

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Albany Times Union

Gains made on California fire that burned 19 homes

Over a hundred residents of El Portal, Calif., on the western edge of Yosemite National Park listen to park and fire officials about the status of the evacuation and the fire in their community on Monday, July 28, 2014.

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My Mother Lode

Sand Fire Nearing Containment

There is now 75% containment on the 3,800 acre Sand Fire burning near the Amador and El Dorado County line.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Progress made on Merced fire; Yosemite blaze remains unchecked

A fire that began Saturday on the western edge of Yosemite National Park has blackened more than 2,600 acres and prompted evacuations of three campgrounds and the communities of Foresta and El Portal, according to fire officials.

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Merced Sun-Star

Around Town, July 28, 2014

The class teaches basic commands such as sit, down and stay, as well as walking on a loose leash.

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