Latest Mariposa County, California Stories

2010-07-29 15:18:00

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United States Mint Director Ed Moy, joined by National Park Service officials, today introduced to the Nation the new quarter honoring Yosemite National Park in California.

2009-10-06 13:39:00

SANTA ANA, Calif., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Building Maintenance, the all-green janitorial division of Universal Services of America, is doing their part to protect the environment by sponsoring Yosemite National Park.

2009-09-22 08:00:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedia.com(R) and the National Park Foundation today announced the launch of a new online resource to help travelers plan and book vacations to America's National Parks.

2009-09-18 12:15:00

A California-based travel Web site has picked Yosemite National Park's Glacier Point as the No 1 place for nighttime star gazing.

2009-05-22 16:05:00

Experts say climate change appears to be a major cause of the disappearance of the oldest and largest trees within California's world famous Yosemite National Park.

2008-10-15 15:30:00

Global warming is causing major shifts in the range of small mammals in Yosemite National Park.

2008-09-24 13:49:00

Scientists have discovered a new species of lichen stuck to several historic icons in Yosemite.

2008-08-06 09:00:30

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) -- A fire burning outside Yosemite National Park has destroyed 28 homes, seven more than previously thought, fire officials reported Tuesday as weather forecasts produced new wildfire worries.

2008-08-03 21:00:10

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. _ Scientists predict that climate change will mean more rainfall and less snow in Yosemite in the next 50 years.

2008-07-31 09:00:47

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- Hundreds of residents streamed back into their mountain homes Wednesday as firefighters announced they had made critical gains against a wildfire charging across the hillsides outside Yosemite National Park.

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