Author and illustrator of the popular children’s book ‘Little Ty Cooney and the Big Yosemite Race’ Steven Riley will be hosting a special story time and book signing this Saturday, December 2nd from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Ansel Adams Gallery. Riley will also demonstrate drawing techniques following the story time and book signing.
Archive for November, 2006
Stop what you\’re doing. Put down that pen and click this link. This is possibly one of the coolest photos of Half Dome and Yosemite I’ve ever seen. Be sure to zoom in too. This is awesome.
I’ve gotten a number of emails from people headed up to the park over the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday weekend so I wanted to throw out a few brief updates on current park conditions. Here’s a list of the current campground conditions from the National Park Service. Yosemite Valley Upper Pines Campground is open; reservations are [...]
Public scoping is now open on repairs the National Park Service hopes to make to the much degregated El Portal Road. NPS: “Yosemite National Park is announcing public scoping in preparation of the El Portal Road Reconstruction – Pohono Bridge to the Big Oak Flat Road Intersection Project. This project will be accompanied by an [...]
An ongoing dispute between park officials and environmentalists has once again led to the blocking of renovation efforts within the park. This time the judge suggested the management plan that had been publicly reviewed, edited, and voted on for months was not “legally sound” and sent the Park Service back to the drawing board to [...]
Now that the busy season is over construction crews have resumed their work within the Valley. Motorists driving in the Valley should expect some delays and detours. Please drive safely when entering a construction zone and be sure to observe all posted speed limits within the park.