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  1. Trail Mix for Feb. 12: Fee-free weekend at national parks; China Peak closes daily opsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | The Fresno Bee

    ... be open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the tubing/sledding hill from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Big Oak Flat Tunnels in Yosemite National Park will undergo repairs beginning Tuesday and through mid-May, and park visitors can expect incremental traffic delays. The ...

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  2. Yosemite To Offer Free Admission For Presidents Day WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | CBS Local

    A horse-drawn cart passing through a section cut out of the base of a giant sequoia tree in the Mariposa groves of Yosemite Park, California. YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK - If you're looking for a place to get outdoors and enjoy unseasonably warm temperatures this Valentine's Day weekend, consider hitching your wagon to Yosemite National Park.

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  3. Yosemite - Tioga Pass EntranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | My Mother Lode

    Yosemite National Park crews are set to begin repairs to the Big Oak Flat Tunnels and visitors will be impacted for the next three months. The tunnels, which are a scenic entrance to the park, are located along Big Oak Flat Road/Hwy 120.

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  4. Will San Francisco's water snobs drink from the gutter?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Grist Magazine

    ... streets. Turn on a faucet in San Francisco, and the water that comes out is from 200 miles away in Yosemite National Park. When the Hetch Hetchy reservoir was built in 1923, John Muir viewed it as a crime against nature. City leaders framed it as a ...

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  5. Penalty on tap for worker who urinated in Californ...Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 10 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    A public utilities employee found to have urinated into a California drinking water reservoir that had been emptied for maintenance likely will be suspended for several days without pay, a utility official said on Tuesday. The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission learned from an employee that Martin Sanchez, who earns $111,000 a year as a maintenance planner, on Jan. 6 urinated into the Priest Reservoir just west of Yosemite National Park, said utility spokesman Tyrone Jue.

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  6. SFPUC Maintenance Planner Allegedly Urinated Into Drainage Reservoir...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | SF Appeal

    A maintenance planner with the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission who allegedly urinated into Priest Reservoir in the Sierra Nevada foothills on more than one occasion while it was drained for maintenance last month may be suspended without pay for several days, a utilities spokesman said today. Priest Reservoir, located near Yosemite National Park and the city of Senora, is a 674-million-gallon reservoir of untreated open water and is part of the Hetch Hetchy Regional Water System, which serves about 2.6 million people in the San Francisco Bay Area, according to SFPUC spokesman Tyrone Jue.

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  7. Worker Who Peed in Drinking Water Reservoir Suspended Without PayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | KRON 4

    A maintenance planner with the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission who allegedly urinated into Priest Reservoir in the Sierra Nevada foothills on more than one occasion while it was drained for maintenance last month may be suspended without pay for several days, a utilities spokesman said today. Priest Reservoir, located near Yosemite National Park and the city of Senora, is a 674-million-gallon reservoir of untreated open water and is part of the Hetch Hetchy Regional Water System, which serves about 2.6 million people in the San Francisco Bay Area, according to SFPUC spokesman Tyrone Jue.

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  8. Restore Hetch Hetchy Annual Dinner Honors Water Restoration Leaders...Read the original story

    Monday Feb 9 | PRWeb

    Restore Hetch Hetchy celebrates its plans for returning Hetch Hetchy Valley to Yosemite National Park, April 25th at the historic Berkeley City Club Restore Hetch Hetchy today announced that Martha Davis, who led the Mono Lake Committee during its historic and successful campaign for restoration, will keynote its 7th annual fundraising dinner on Saturday, April 25th. The dinner, which celebrates Restore Hetch Hetchy's plans for returning Hetch Hetchy Valley to Yosemite National Park, will also honor water restoration leaders California Senate Majority Whip Lois Wolk and UC Professor of Environmental Practice and Director of the California Environmental Law and Policy Center, Richard Frank.

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  9. Victor Davis Hanson discusses "The Scorching of California" with Ben BoychukRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | City Journal

    ... Even as a fourth year of drought threatens the state, canal water from the Hetch Hetchy reservoir in Yosemite National Park keeps Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Bay Area a verdant oasis. This parched coastal mountain range would have ...

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  10. January Was The Warmest And Driest January On Record At Tuolumne Meadows In Yosemite National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | National Parks Traveler

    Until a storm blew into California this weekend, winter weather had largely gone missing in Yosemite National Park , especially in Tuolumne Meadows. Rangers there reported that this January was the warmest and driest on record in Tuolume Meadows as measured at the weather station there.

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  11. No Charges Yet In "Creepytings" Vandalism Case That Left Painted...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | National Parks Traveler

    ... National Park Service investigators confirmed that images were painted on rocks and boulders in Yosemite National Park , Death Valley National Park , and Joshua Tree National Park , all in California; Rocky Mountain National Park and Colorado ...

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  12. Drought severely shrinks ice coneRead the original story

    Friday Feb 6 | The Union Democrat

    A cone of ice that forms each winter below Yosemite National Park's Upper Yosemite Fall, and in decades past has grown to more than 200 feet high, was less than 30 feet tall on Saturday. Melting, cracking and breaking up, the dwindling cone was another indicator of the winter warm spell in the Sierra Nevada.

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  13. Yosemite entrance and camping fees to increase March 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Examiner.com

    The seven-day entrance fee for vehicles at Yosemite National Park will increase on March 1 to $30 and $25 . On January 30, 2015, the National Park Service announced its decision to increase entrance and campground fees at Yosemite National Park .

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  14. Racial Divide In California's State Parks Could Squander Future FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | CBS Local

    ... In Ken Burn's 2009 documentary on the National Parks , Shelton Johnson, an African American ranger at Yosemite National Park, talked about trying to encourage more black youth into the great outdoors. "How do I get them here?" Johnson asked. "How do ...

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  15. Frank Dean, Yosemite Conservancy's New President, beginning in March, 2015creditYosemiteConservancyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | My Mother Lode

    ... of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. He also held several top-level positions in Yosemite National Park, Point Reyes National Seashore and Saratoga National Historical Park during his park service career. While a ranger and management ...

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  16. Yosemite National Park still the land of the feeRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 5 | The Union Democrat

    Yosemite National Park officials announced last week they will hike admission and camping fees for visitors to the country's third-most visited national park effective March 1. The new fees are a more-moderate version of the 50 percent across-the-board hike considered by the National Park Service in October. This was because of well-deserved public resistance.

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  17. Frank Dean, GGNRA superintendent, announces retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | San Francisco Chronicle

    ... was marked by a long-running and as-yet unresolved battle over off-leash dog walking, is returning to Yosemite National Park, where he was once a park ranger and, until 1995, a management assistant to the superintendent. "Frank has a deep ...

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  18. Yosemite Conservancy, which provided $10.5 million last year to national park, names new CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Business Journal

    The Yosemite Conservancy, a San Francisco-based nonprofit that provided $10.5 million in funding to Yosemite National Park last year, has named Frank Dean as its new CEO and president. Dean, who is retiring after almost six years as superintendent of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area at month-end, takes office in early March.

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  19. Hibernating animals cope with warm winter in Sierra NevadaRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 4 | The Union Democrat

    ... How this is affecting the animals depends on who you ask. From the Stanislaus National Forest to Yosemite National Park and other parts of the Central Sierra Nevada, animal sightings have been rare. "There could be an increase in activity for some ...

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  20. Rare Sierra Nevada Red Fox spotted in Yosemite National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Cryptoworld

    ... rarest animals in North America, the Sierra Nevada red fox, has been caught on camera in California's Yosemite National Park for the first time in nearly a century. Motion-sensitive cameras stationed in the northern part of the park captured two ...

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