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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.

16 hrs ago | 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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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Examiner.com

SpringHill Suites Fresno announces special rate for Yosemite visitors

If you're looking to enjoy Fresno attractions during your stay, why not look outside the city for a bit of adventure and take a day trip to enjoy the majestic natural wonders of Yosemite National Park? The SpringHill Suites Fresno is located 2 hours from Yosemite.

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The Union Democrat

Marmot leaves city for Yosemite National Park

A yellow-bellied marmot was taken back to Yosemite National Park on Sunday, after it was caught last week about 200 miles west in San Francisco.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Celebrating a national treasure

Families hike to see the grandeur of the Grizzly Giant, the largest giant sequoia in the Mariposa Grove, during the Yosemite Grant 150th Anniversary Ceremony at the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, in Yosemite National Park on Monday.

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Foster's Daily Democrat

Gov't moves to ban drones in 400 national parks

The National Park Service is taking steps to ban drones from 84 million acres of public lands and waterways, saying the unmanned aircraft annoy visitors, harass wildlife and threaten safety.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

EDGE

Yosemite Celebrates 150th Anniversary

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

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