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Stay at the Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite for Only $148 Per Night

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North Face's Apex Flex Jacket Is The Perfect Adventure Top Layer

Images: The North Face<p>Even we nerds get outside sometimes. And when we do, we want to stay dry. We want to stay dry in the most high-tech way …

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Massive Detwiler fire near Yosemite National Park is 40% contained

A massive wildfire burning near Yosemite National Park that forced the evacuation of thousands of residents last week is now 40% contained, officials said Sunday.<p>The Detwiler fire erupted Monday east of Lake McClure in Mariposa County and has burned more than 75,000 acres and uprooted residents and …


The Mooch in the Middle

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Wildfire Near Yosemite Displace Horses

More than 100 horses are residing at evacuation sites in the wake of a wildfire that destroyed their pastures and polluted the air near the Yosemite …


Aggressive wildfire near Yosemite slows but still presents threat

LOS ANGELES — Crews contending with triple-digit temperatures slowed the spread of an aggressive wildfire that destroyed dozens of homes in a rural area of California near Yosemite National Park, officials said Sunday.<p>The blaze has burned for a week and has scorched more than 119 square miles of …

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In California, one wildfire suppressed as another blaze grows


After Fire Evacuation, Californians Return To Burned Homes

A wildfire in California's Central Valley forced the evacuation of thousands of people and destroyed dozens of homes.

California crews hold wildfire in check, let more residents go home

(Reuters) - California authorities battling a massive wildfire near Yosemite National Park lifted evacuation orders on Sunday for more residents but said firefighters may need almost two more weeks to fully contain the blaze.<p>The Detwiler Fire was 45 percent contained, a slight improvement from …


Why I am sorry that I left California

Sometimes a little separation can do wonders for a relationship<p>Being apart for a little over a year made me realize all that you stood for. From those happy moments of life to making-me-smile, even in those trying times.<p>Yes, I took you for granted. Yes, I didn't appreciate you the way I should've. …


How to Identify Bad Climbing Bolts

When we encounter a bolt, we have no idea whether it’s good, bad, or just ugly. The reality is, bolts can fail due to metal fatigue, oxidation, …


Fire near Yosemite has destroyed 58 homes, displaced thousands

<b>(CNN) —</b> About an hour's drive outside California's Yosemite National Park, the Mariposa Lodge was empty Friday, save for front desk clerk Sara Beskind.<p>A wildfire has been burning for five days, forcing Mariposa's 2,000 residents to evacuate. With the fire kept outside the town for now, Beskind says …

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The Latest: Devastating California wildfire is slowing

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a Central California wildfire that destroyed 60 homes (all times local):<p>1:50 p.m.<p>A wildfire that destroyed 60 homes near Yosemite National Park in California has slowed down. But it's far from being contained.<p>The blaze that forced thousands to flee their homes in …


Raw: Over 3,000 firefighters battle Calif. blaze

More than 3,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has forced almost 5,000 people from homes near Yosemite National Park in Central California. The fire has burned more than 100 square miles and was 10% contained on Thursday. (July 21) AP

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Massive California fire sends smoke all the way to Idaho while choking Yosemite and Lake Tahoe

Churning columns of smoke from a massive Central Valley fire are creating a haunting landscape from Yosemite National Park to Lake Tahoe.<p>The smoke plume extends north from Mariposa County into the Sierra and neighboring Nevada, according to the National Weather Service. It has traveled as far as …

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50 Homes Destroyed by California's Detwiler Fire

<b>Story Highlights</b><p>A large wildfire has forced the entire town of Mariposa to evacuate in California's Central Valley.<p>The fire has grown to more than …

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Rock Climber Alex Honnold Reveals the Best Way to Fight Fear

Renowned rock climber Alex Honnold, who last month became the first person to scale Yosemite National Park’s 3,000-foot wall known as El Capitan …


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Fire Rages Near Yosemite National Park

A massive blaze near Yosemite National Park has forced thousands to abandon small towns and blanketed the region with smoke all the way to southern Idaho and northern Nevada, hundreds of miles from the California fire.<p>As of Friday, the 74,000-acre Detwiler Fire, about 30 miles from Yosemite, has so …

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Palestinians clash with Israel police at Jerusalem holy site

AP National News VideoMore>><p>Officials at the San Joaquin Valley air district say they can't meet some federal standards, so they're seizing upon …

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How the Detwiler Fire has spread

The Detwiler Fire, now California's second largest this year, has fed off a bounty of grass and shrubs that sprouted from a near-record wet winter near Yosemite National Park on Sunday.<p>The peak fire season, which started late because of the rains, has recently emerged as one of the most active in …

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Wildfire smoke isn’t keeping tourists away from Yosemite

The smoky haze didn’t faze proud El Capitan or majestic Yosemite Falls on Thursday, and tourists could still see Half Dome rising up like a crescent moon as the tourist mecca went about its business seemingly oblivious to the havoc being wrought 30 miles west of the park entrance.<p>Yosemite National …

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Helmet cam footage shows ferocity of the California wildfires

Wildfires have raged throughout the western US, with one California blaze in the rugged mountains outside of Yosemite National Park destroying eight structures and forcing thousands of nearby residents to flee their homes.

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各地の出来事や人々の表情を迫力ある写真で紹介します。<p>Fretilin party supporters participate in an election campaign rally in Dili, East Timor. East Timor's parliamentary election will take place on July 22. <i>Valentino Dariel Sousa/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images</i> …<p>A woman lays in the sun on the grass in Bryant Park on a warm …

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Fire officials optimistic in battle against blaze near Yosemite

The wildfire that’s been raging near Yosemite National Park was showing signs Thursday of calming down as temperatures in the area dipped and …

San Francisco Bay Area

Man contracts deadly disease after staying at park cabin

A man was hospitalized with hantavirus, a rare and potentially fatal rodent-borne respiratory disease he may have contracted after staying in cabins …

Public Health

California wildfire explodes in size as blazes scorch U.S. West

MARIPOSA, Calif. (Reuters) - A wildfire that has forced thousands of Californians to flee their homes exploded in size on Wednesday, threatening a …


California: Out-of-control wildfire threatens historic gold rush town and Yosemite National Park

A wildfire is raging out of control in California, threatening historic gold rush communities and Yosemite National Park. The 2,000 residents of the …

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No respite for tens of thousands of Canadians who fled wildfires

MONTREAL: Tens of thousands of Canadians who fled wildfires were unable to return home on Tuesday (Jul 18) as the massive blazes raged on.<p>Officials …

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Mariposa Fire Near Yosemite Threatens 300 Homes

Fire officials say a wildfire burning in central California that is threatening 300 hundred structures and power lines that supply electricity to …