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To ensure crowd control at one of Yosemite's natural wonders, the park will institute a reservation system this spring.
November 16, 2023
A 29-year-old man was sentenced in Fresno's Federal court for possessing a sawed-off shotgun while squatting in the vacation home.
October 31, 2023
The 71-year-old is alleged to have started a wildfire in 2022 that caused $100 million to fight.
June 20, 2023
Park Service officials reversed the closure as snowpack melt was less intense than originally anticipated.
April 30, 2023
A wildfire ignited near Yosemite National Park in Mariposa County on Friday is, once again, threatening the area and forcing evacuations for residents in the mountainous communities in the Sierra foothills.
July 27, 2022
The blaze, ignited near the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, has threatened on of America's iconic national parks.
July 11, 2022
The effort, led by a trio of environmentalist groups and rebuffed by a Federal judge, sought to stop 31 wildfire prevention operations in the Sierra and Sequoia National Forests.
June 14, 2021
Nearly one year removed from California's largest wildfire in its history, environmentalists are stiffly resisting efforts by Federal forestry officials to actively manage forests.
May 26, 2021