Yosemite National Park

The famed Ahwahnee Hotel will become the Majestic Yosemite Hotel, and Curry Village will become Half Dome Village, said park spokesman Scott Gediman. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Yosemite: Famed hotel name to change in trademark dispute

FRESNO — The names of iconic hotels and other landmarks in the…

 

In this March 15, 2007, file photo, climber Dean Potter is pictured in Jackson, Wyo. (Angus M. Thuermer Jr./Jackson Hole News&Guide via AP, File)

Deaths of Yosemite jumpers remain a mystery

FRESNO — World-famous wingsuit flier Dean Potter had strapped his iPhone to…

 

This August 2011 file photo shows Half Dome and Yosemite Valley in a view from Glacier Point at Yosemite National Park. (AP Photo/Tracie Cone, File)

Yosemite rock fall changes face of world-class climb

FRESNO — A massive sheet of rock has fallen from the vertical…

 

AP Photo/Ted DistelIn this Wednesday

Climbers hope historic ascent inspires fans to follow dreams

A day after completing what had been considered the world's most difficult…

AP Photo/Ted DistelIn this Wednesday
AP Photo/Tom Evans

Two men reach top of Yosemite's El Capitan in historic climb

A pair of Americans on Wednesday completed what had long been considered…

AP Photo/Tom Evans
Ben Margot/AP PhotoTwo men are halfway through a free climb of a half-mile section of exposed granite at Yosemite National Park.

2 men attempt most difficult climb in world at Yosemite

Two men are roughly halfway through what has been called the hardest…

Ben Margot/AP PhotoTwo men are halfway through a free climb of a half-mile section of exposed granite at Yosemite National Park.
AP Photo/Al GolubYosemite National Park Rangers transfer the body of a Cal Fire pilot who was killed in an airplane crash in Yosemite National Park

Wing may have hit tree in deadly air tanker crash

The wing of a firefighting aircraft might have hit a tree and…

AP Photo/Al GolubYosemite National Park Rangers transfer the body of a Cal Fire pilot who was killed in an airplane crash in Yosemite National Park
AP Photo/DynCorp InternationalThis undated photo provided by DynCorp International shows pilot Geoffrey "Craig" Hunt who was killed Tuesday

California wildfire threatening hundreds of homes

A series of wildfires along a Northern California interstate destroyed five homes…

AP Photo/DynCorp InternationalThis undated photo provided by DynCorp International shows pilot Geoffrey "Craig" Hunt who was killed Tuesday
AP Photo/Al GolubYosemite National Park Rangers transfer the body of a Cal Fire pilot who was killed in an airplane crash in Yosemite National Park

Crews recover body of pilot killed fighting blaze

The body of an air tanker pilot killed while fighting a fire…

AP Photo/Al GolubYosemite National Park Rangers transfer the body of a Cal Fire pilot who was killed in an airplane crash in Yosemite National Park
AP Photo/The Fresno Bee

Crews seeking better access to fire near Yosemite

Crews are trying to get better access in steep terrain to a…

AP Photo/The Fresno Bee
AP Photo/Al GolubA plane drops fire retardant as firefighters battle a blaze in El Portal

Crews work to keep Yosemite fire from sequoias

Fire crews strengthened old containment lines on Wednesday, as they tried to…

AP Photo/Al GolubA plane drops fire retardant as firefighters battle a blaze in El Portal
Chris Roberts/S.f. Examiner file photoSan Francisco spent $1.2 million on electricity while its municipal powerhouses were shut down during the Rim Fire.

Rim Fire damage costs San Francisco $36.3 million

The City’s bill for repairing the damage to its water and power…

Chris Roberts/S.f. Examiner file photoSan Francisco spent $1.2 million on electricity while its municipal powerhouses were shut down during the Rim Fire.
Chris Roberts/S.F. Examiner file photoSan Francisco's Camp Mather was just saved from the massive Rim Fire.

With Rim Fire fully contained, cities move to reopen summer camps

A wildfire that burned more than 250,000 acres in and around Yosemite…

Chris Roberts/S.F. Examiner file photoSan Francisco's Camp Mather was just saved from the massive Rim Fire.
Rich Pedroncelli/APIn this photo taken Thursday

Repairs after Rim Fire likely to take new path

In the midst of a foreboding canyon scorched bare by the Sierra…

Rich Pedroncelli/APIn this photo taken Thursday
Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerStudents attend a Hack Reactor session in downtown San Francisco on a recent afternoon. The coding school accepts one student for every 30 applicants.

Rim Fire still smoldering in Yosemite, but Hetch Hetchy water remains clean

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK — Cloudy, with a near-100 percent chance of clear…

Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerStudents attend a Hack Reactor session in downtown San Francisco on a recent afternoon. The coding school accepts one student for every 30 applicants.
AP Photo/U.S. Forest Service

USFS: Hunter caused huge Rim Fire near Yosemite

The gigantic Rim Fire in and around Yosemite National Park was caused…

AP Photo/U.S. Forest Service
AP Photo/Mendocino County Sheriff's OfficeThis 2013 photo released by the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office shows Jonathan Denver. Denver

Rim Fire points to poor forest-management practices

The immensely destructive Rim Fire threatened San Francisco's water and municipal power…

AP Photo/Mendocino County Sheriff's OfficeThis 2013 photo released by the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office shows Jonathan Denver. Denver
Associated PressThis April 2013 image shows Yosemite Falls in Yosemite National Park in California.

Search on for teen swept over Yosemite waterfall

Yosemite National Park rangers are searching for a 19-year-old Sacramento man who…

Associated PressThis April 2013 image shows Yosemite Falls in Yosemite National Park in California.
Getty Images File PhotoA California nonprofit is trying to make good on a vision John Muir had to expand Yosemite National Park.

Bills would expand Yosemite National Park slightly

SACRAMENTO — More than a century ago John Muir argued that Congress…

Getty Images File PhotoA California nonprofit is trying to make good on a vision John Muir had to expand Yosemite National Park.

Vote for Environmental & Spiritual Restoration: Yes on Prop F

After many years of ministry devoted to deepening the connection between ecology…