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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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Yosemite National Park News

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

5 hrs ago | National Parks Traveler

Yosemite National Park Decision To Close Some Curry Village Housing Possibly Saved Lives

Rockfall hazard and risk in Yosemite Valley's Curry Village. Cabin damage resulting from an October 2008 rockfall.

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15 hrs ago | USA Today

Best National Park winners in 10Best Readers' Choice

We asked 10Best and USA TODAY readers to help us pick the 'Best National Park,' and the results are in.

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16 hrs ago | Sierra

Hetch Hetchy, by Albert Bierstadt

San Francisco, riding high on the tech boom, is one of the most expensive places in the country to live.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

San Jose Mercury News

Dastardly melodramatics a " the stage kind a " in Yosemite

Villains, heroes, distressed maidens and a boisterously hissing crowd? Melodrama is the original interactive theater experience - and you can revel in the melodramatics of "Bonnie Belle's Best Bloomers" when the historic Golden Chain Theatre stages its latest on Aug. 10 at the Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad , just south of Yosemite National ... (more)

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

National Parks Traveler

Fire Restrictions Spreading In Western National Parks As Hot, Dry Conditions Persist

Mid-summer's arrival in western parts of the National Park System have been accompanied by restrictions on campfires in such parks as Sequoia, Mesa Verde, and Yosemite.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Yosemite Valley power outage stretches to more than 24 hours

Hotels, gift shops and general office buildings in Yosemite Valley were still without power Monday afternoon because of a storm that hit over the weekend, a Yosemite National Park spokesman confirmed.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

SFGate

Drought, temps melt glaciers; mud blows out river

Lyell Glacier, Yosemite National Park: At the present pace, the Lyell Glacier, at 12,000 feet, the highest of the 14 glaciers in the high Sierra, could melt off and disappear in the next 25 years, according to Yosemite's geologist Greg Stock.

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National Parks Traveler

Yosemite National Park Concession Prospectus Includes Significant Lodging Changes

The recently issued prospectus for operation of the majority of Yosemite National Park's concession facilities includes several significant changes related to the park's lodging.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Marc Boyd: Support Yosemite expansion

Naturalist John Muir, considered the father of the National Park Service, wrote in "The Yosemite": "Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul alike."

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Cleveland.com

Wish I Were There: Yosemite National Park

Mike Mainwaring of Medina took this photo during a recent trip to Yosemite National Park in California.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Campfire ban ordered in areas of Yosemite amid wildfire threat

A charred tree trunk, a remnant of the Rim fire, rests by the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir in Yosemite National Park, where a campfire ban was ordered in some areas because of the wildfire threat.

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Canada.com

Officials ponder using inmates to help fight wildfires

Inmate firefighters walk along Highway 120 after a burnout operation as firefighters battle the Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park, Calif., on Aug. 25, 2013.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

ComingSoon.net

CS Video: Dane Cook and the Crew Behind Planes: Fire & Rescue

The star of last year's Planes is flying back into theaters this week with Planes: Fire & Rescue , a new film from Walt Disney Pictures and director Bobs Gannaway.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

National Geographic

Opinion: Don't Log Burned Forests-Let Nature Heal Them

The Rim fire scorched trees large and small, including these photographed on August 24, 2013, outside of Camp Mather near Groveland, California.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Foster's Daily Democrat

Yosemite celebrates 150th anniversary

Yosemite National Park on Monday marked 150 years since President Abraham Lincoln signed an act protecting the park for generations of visitors.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

National Parks Traveler

Key Concessions Contracts Up At Yosemite National Park, Along Blue Ridge Parkway

The Ahwahnee Hotel in the Yosemite Valley is one of the prizes in the concessions contract for Yosemite National Park/Kurt Repanshek The coming months could tell whether Xanterra Parks & Resorts and Delaware North Companies Parks & Resorts are both still in an acquisition mode, or will look to stand pat, as concessions opportunities are weighed in ... (more)

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Merced Sun-Star

McClintock no Muir

Distance can be bad for relationships. Rep. Tom McClintock must have spent too much time in Washington, because reality here in California has now fully divorced itself from his out-of-touch rhetoric.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

National Parks Traveler

Yosemite Nature Notes: Bird Songs Out In The Park

Wander down any trail in a national park, or simply sit back in a meadow, and you'll be serenaded by birds.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Marc Boyd: McClintock's Yosemite obstruction must end

Naturalist John Muir, considered the father of the National Park Service, wrote in "The Yosemite": "Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul alike."

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Daily Kos

150 Years in Yosemite: Those Who Kill

As we celebrate 150 years of protecting Yosemite National Park, we have to look closer at how it became ours in the first place.

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