Yosemite Flood Danger as New Storms Slam Sierras

Snowmelt-driven flooding in Yosemite Valley and parts of Mariposa County is about to worsen as new thunderstorms packing 50-mile-per-hour winds slam the Sierra Mountains.

California storm (Gary Kazanjian / Associated Press)

Fullerton Firefighters Survive Nightmare in Yosemite

Two missing Fullerton Fire Department (FFD) firefighters were found on Tuesday after surviving a harrowing six-day backpacking trip in California’s Yosemite National Park, during which they lost their way.

Yosemite (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

Obama Falsely Links Fires to Climate Change at Yosemite

President Barack Obama used his visit to Yosemite National Park on Saturday to tout his administration’s environmental record and to warn Americans about the dangers of climate change — albeit with false information.

Obama points (David Calvert / Getty)

Obama’s Father’s Day Trip Disrupts Yosemite Travel

Thousands of Americans had long planned trips to Yosemite National Park for Father’s Day weekend — but the White House is encouraging them to arrive before 8 a.m. to avoid conflicting with President Barack Obama’s weekend visit to the park.

Yosemite (Joel Pollak / Breitbart News)

Despite Orlando Terror, Obama to Visit Yosemite This Week

OAKHURST — Despite the ongoing national security crisis surrounding the Orlando terror attack, President Barack Obama is planning a visit to several national parks late this week, including Carlsbad Caverns National Park in New Mexico and Yosemite National Park in California.


Moderate Muslims Hold Retreat In Yosemite

The 48th Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Retreat was held in Yosemite this weekend. Ahmadiyya Muslims put an emphasis on non-violence and toleration of non-Muslim religions.


Yosemite Changes Names of Hotels in Trademark Fight

Thanks to a new concessionaire company that has taken over at Yosemite National Park, the traditional names of hotels and other attractions are being changed, prompting anger from long-time employees and visitors to the park.

Yosemite sign (National Park Service via AP)

Yosemite Climbers Finish Greatest Free Climb in History

Tommy Caldwell, 36, and Kevin Jorgeson, 30, made the climb to the legendary 3,000 summit in Yosemite National Park, California in 17 days, defying the idea that the feat was impossible as an unaided climb. They only used safety ropes in case they fell.

Jorgeson and Caldwell (Ben Margot / AP)