A ballot proposal that would have led to the dismantling of O’Shaughnessy Dam and drained Hetch Hetcy valley has been defeated by San Francisco voters.
Investigators are looking for a pair of hooded bandits who threatened workers at the California Mining and Mineral Museum in Mariposa just outside the park on Friday and absconded with an estimated $2 million in gold and precious gems.
One of the 8 recorded cases of Hantavirus stemming from Yosemite National Park reportedly contracted the virus while staying in one of the parks High Sierra Camps not Curry Village, the first reported case in the park from outside Yosemite Valley.
Here’s a little time lapse I created from the YC webcam at Sentinel Dome yesterday. Calm. Peaceful. Relaxing. Ahhhhhh!
There’s been so much “doom and gloom” in the news over the hantavirus outbreak that we often overlook the good news. Here’s a story about a couple of boyscouts who took it upon themselves (and their boyscout troop) to help clean up Yosemite and maintain it’s natural beauty by removing invasive plants in the park. […]
It’s unfortunate that with all big news stories, there’s a lot of misinformation being spread about the hantavirus outbreak in Yosemite. Don’t let the fear of the hantavirus ruin your Labor Day weekend in Yosemite. With a little information you’re as safe in Yosemite as you are in your own home.
Another visitor has died and a fourth case of hantavirus has been found.