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2 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Modesto program trains the next generation of orthopedic surgeons

In July, a five-year program for training orthopedic surgeons began at Doctors Medical Center of Modesto to address a local need for those surgeons.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA, Medicine, Midwestern University, Medicare, Health, US National Parks

6 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

Around Town

Jeremy Hofer, Business Development Manager of Fresno Community Development Financial Institution and the Merced Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, will hold a Business Expo Workshop from 5 to 8 UC Berkeley's Adventure Risk Challenge Program is offering a six week class for teenagers to explore Yosemite National Park.

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Related Topix: Merced, CA, UC Berkeley, Family, Teenagers, US National Parks, Merced County, CA

12 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

Recreation areas reopening after Yosemite fire

Stanislaus National Forest officials say they are opening several seasonal roads, campgrounds and day use areas, including Rainbow Pool Day Use Area and Rim of the World Vista.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA

Sat Apr 19, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Schensul: 100th anniversary of the passing of Muir is a good time to think of ...

This year marks the centennial of John Muir's death, and Monday just happens to be his birthday .

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA, Travel

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Getty displays 'best' of Ansel Adams

Curator Karen Hellman examines one of many Ansel Adams photos in the current exhibit at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Photography, Arts, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA

Merced Sun-Star

Debbie Croft: Books worth reading about Yosemite

For those of us living in the Central Valley or somewhere within the Sierra Nevada Mountain range, Yosemite National Park literally sits in our back yard.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, US National Parks

Fri Apr 18, 2014

SFGate

DUI: Ita s a crime to refuse blood test on...

A federal appeals court overturned a driver's alcohol-related conviction Friday and sent a message to anyone caught drinking and driving: If you're on federal land, it's a crime to refuse a blood test.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, US National Parks

My Mother Lode

Yosemite Waiving Entrance Fees

Yosemite National Park is waiving entrance fees this weekend in honor of National Parks Week and the upcoming Earth Day.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Ansel Adams Gallery project on Web for review

An environmental assessment of the rehabilitation of Yosemite National Park's Ansel Adams Gallery Buildings is now available for public review and comment through May The assessment addresses the more than 90-year-old buildings' rehabilitation needs while attempting to retain the historic integrity of the structures, according to a press release.

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My Mother Lode

Mercury Found In Yosemite Fish

A new study released today found high amounts of mercury in fish caught in remote areas of national parks.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

La Canada Valley Sun

Field trip talk turns to pot at LCUSD school board meeting

La Caada Unified School District officials examined their field trip supervision guidelines Tuesday night after learning that more than one student participating in La Caada High School's annual trip to Yosemite National Park in February was caught in possession of marijuana.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., US National Parks, Drugs, Marijuana, Family, Kids

SFGate

Rainbow Pool, epic Sierra swimming hole, reopened

Volunteers with Stanislaus National Forest repaired the site, which was damaged during the Rim Fire last year.

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Related Topix: Groveland, CA, US National Parks

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Union Democrat

June 3 hopefuls lay out positions

Incumbents and challengers for the 4th Congressional District and 8th State Senate District jumped into election season during a candidate night Monday at the Historic Opera Hall in Sonora.

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Related Topix: Tuolumne County, CA, US National Parks

Sierra Star

Inaugural Yosemite Festival kicks off in June

Join the communities of Madera County for the inaugural Yosemite Festival. The festival will honor the 150th Anniversary signing of the Yosemite Grant Act by President Abraham Lincoln on June 30, 1864.

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Related Topix: Yosemite Valley, CA, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA, Painting, Arts

CNN

Moon Over the Mountains

The first of a tetrad of lunar eclipses shot from midway between Fresno, CA, and Yosemite National Park.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

NBC Bay Area

Yosemite Innkeepers Await Tourists' Return

The Rim Fire scorched more than 400 square miles of forest land in and around Yosemite National Park.

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Related Topix: Fire, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA

TrekEarth

Saddlebag Lake panorama

Saddlebag Lake is popular with trout fishermen and hikers. Located just east of the Yosemite National Park boundary, within Inyo National Forest.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Lee Vining, CA, Geology, Science

Sun Apr 13, 2014

SFGate

Get ready for the view from Glacier Point

The greatest lookout of the natural world, 7,214-foot Glacier Point, will open at noon Monday in Yosemite National Park.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA, Yosemite Valley, CA, Sports

The Fresno Bee

Suicide suspected in Mariposa man's fall in Yosemite

A 36-year-old Mariposa man is dead after authorities say he jumped from the top of a popular climbing spot in Yosemite National Park in an apparent suicide.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Yosemite road open to cyclists

Glacier Point Road in Yosemite National Park is now open for bicyclists and will open for automobile traffic on Monday at noon.

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