Likely because of its shrinking mass, Yosemite National Park's largest glacier, the Lyell, has ceased its downhill movement, say scientists from the National Park Service and the University of Colorado.
FERNLEY, Nev. Two brothers from Mariposa were involved in a multiple-vehicle accident over the weekend that killed a wrong-way driver near Fenley, the Nevada Highway Patrol reported.
YOSEMITE -- After an unusually long stretch with no water, Yosemite National Park's beloved waterfalls are flowing again, the park announced Monday.
MARIPOSA Four men accused of committing a $1.3 million mineral heist at the California State Mining and Mineral Museum apparently can't afford to hire an attorney.
Four men accused of the $1.3 million mineral heist at the California State Mining and Mineral Museum are scheduled to be arraigned today in Mariposa County Superior Court.
A fourth man has been arrested in connection to the September robbery of the California State Mining and Mineral Museum in Mariposa, where more than $1 million of gold and precious gems were stolen, according to Mariposa County Undersheriff Joel Bibby.
MARIPOSA The California State Mining and Mineral Museum is open again after a September robbery of about $2 million in gold and gems prompted its closure.Though the culprits haven't been caught, Friday's reopening brought some relief and cheers from local officials, including the Mariposa County Board of Supervisors.
MARIPOSA In May, the fire that destroyed the beloved Pizza Factory and Pony Expresso coffee shop also consumed the Mariposa County Arts Council gallery and offices.
A Canadian rock climber is in good condition Tuesday after a high risk rescue atop the summit of El Capitan in Yosemite Valley, according to Yosemite National Park Rangers and Search and Rescue Personnel.
NEWMAN It started as a plan to save money for a car. Jessica Rose Garcia found herself studying film at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco after administrators cut the program she attended at Modesto Junior College in spring 2011. Knowing she would have a few months off for summer, she looked for a job where she could save up some money.
YOSEMITE Six dog teams and the park's helicopter, in addition to rangers on horseback and foot, began searching for Jessica Rose Garcia after she didn't show up for her 9 a.m. Saturday shift at the Wawona Hotel.
MARIPOSA The most valuable gold nugget in the California State Mining and Mineral Museum's collection isn't in the hands of robbers, thanks to one of its unique qualities -- its weight.
MARIPOSA MARIPOSA -- Residents here are reeling from Friday's armed robbery of the California State Mining and Mineral Museum, which resulted in the theft of about $2 million in gold and precious gems.
MARIPOSA An estimated $2 million worth of gold nuggets and other precious gems were stolen Friday afternoon from the California State Mining and Mineral Museum, a state parks spokesman said.Several robbers threatened museum staff with weapons before stealing the gems and gold, Park Superintendent Greg Martin said.