YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK The two sisters boarded the morning bus to the Happy Isles trail head, ice cream cones in hand.
MARIPOSA Nearly one year ago, the owners of the historic Pizza Factory watched in horror as a large fire engulfed their family business.But this week a sense of excitement filled the air as owners Luke Willey and wife Brandi walked through the restaurant, putting the final touches on it before reopening May 11 -- the first anniversary of the 2012 fire.
MARIPOSA Two of five men accused of participating in last year's $1.3 million robbery at the California State Mining and Mineral Museum in Mariposa pleaded no contest Monday to numerous charges.Michael Anthony Gomes and Matthew Campbell reached plea deals with prosecutors in Mariposa County.
A shuttle bus crash near Yosemite National Park left 16 people injured Saturday evening, said Sgt. Edward Greene of the California Highway Patrol.
WASHINGTON A bill to expand Yosemite National Park has won the support of California's senators, but apparent skepticism from the conservative congressman who now represents the park.
OAKHURST -- More than $379 million was spent by more than 4 million visitors in the communities surrounding Yosemite National Park in 2011, according to a spending analysis report by Michigan State University.
Katie Kolesar saw her friend fall off a ledge while rock climbing in Yosemite in August, and she figured he had died. That's when she felt the ropes tug her, sending her pitching head first off Half Dome, and she thought she was a goner, too.
YOSEMITE VALLEY -- With the onset of spring, visitors are returning to see the waterfalls, granite cliffs and snowcapped peaks of Yosemite National Park. But a 14-year-old lawsuit could soon force sweeping changes and eliminate popular activities in one of America's most beloved national parks.
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.