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National Parks

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  • Enjoying L.A.'s new San Gabriel Mountains National Monument

    Enjoying L.A.'s new San Gabriel Mountains National Monument
    To the editor: I have spent countless hours hiking and taking photographs in our magnificent San Gabriel Mountains. Each time I marvel at what an incredible resource we have that is visited by millions of people each year. ("Obama to declare national...
  • Vehicle likely sparked Yosemite wildfire that pilot died fighting

    Investigators say the 245-acre Dog Rock fire at Yosemite National Park is believed to have been caused by sparks from a vehicle. Yosemite National Park Fire Investigators and Cal Fire said the sparks could have come from trailer safety chains dragging...
  • Judge rules park ranger was wrong to use stun gun on dog walker

    Judge rules park ranger was wrong to use stun gun on dog walker
    More than two years ago, a Northern California man gave National Park Service ranger Sarah Cavallaro an attitude and was generally uncooperative as they discussed his off-leash dogs. As Gary Hesterberg turned to leave, Cavallaro pulled the trigger on...
  • Pilot killed in crash fighting Yosemite National Park wildfire

    Pilot killed in crash fighting Yosemite National Park wildfire
    An air tanker plane being used to fight a wildfire in Yosemite National Park crashed in flames on Tuesday, killing the pilot, officials for the park and the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said. Emergency workers reached the crash...
  • Air tanker crashes while fighting fire at Yosemite; pilot dies

    Air tanker crashes while fighting fire at Yosemite; pilot dies
    An air tanker battling a wildfire at Yosemite National Park crashed Tuesday afternoon, coming to rest on a granite cliff. The pilot was found dead, officials said. By Tuesday night, rescuers had climbed to the wreckage, which was perched on a 2,500-foot...
  • A last blast of color before winter white-outs

    A last blast of color before winter white-outs
    Leaves the color of sunsets. Wisps of wood smoke. The crackle of bits of summer's past beneath your feet. When fall puts on its finery, those of us who claim allegiance to one state or another rush to proclaim ours king of the road trip. As a native...
  • A man-made attempt to save the rarest fish on Earth

    A man-made attempt to save the rarest fish on Earth
    Olin Feuerbacher took a deep breath and plunged into the warm aquamarine water of a 100,000-gallon concrete and fiberglass tank in the middle of the Mojave Desert. Twenty feet beneath the surface, Feuerbacher inched his way across the bottom,...
  • Improvements to National Mall impressive, more planned

    Improvements to National Mall impressive, more planned
    It's improving. It's better. Americans can be proud of it again. What, you thought we were talking about Congress? We're talking about the National Mall this city's national park that contains everything from the Washington Monument to the national...
  • Fee-free days at Everglades National Park in 2015

    Fee-free days at Everglades National Park in 2015
    The National Park Service will offer free admission to Everglades National Park and other U.S. National Parks on nine days in 2015, according to a release. This year's last remaining  fee-free day this year is on Veteran's Day, celebrated Nov. 11....
  • Maitland Art Center named National Historic Landmark

    Maitland Art Center named National Historic Landmark
    The Maitland Art Center has just joined an exclusive club. The center, founded in 1937 as an art colony by artist Andre Smith, has been named a National Historic Landmark. U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and National Park Service Director...
  • 2014 Fall Gear Guide for the Outdoors

    2014 Fall Gear Guide for the Outdoors
    ARCHERY TIME      Accurately judging the distance of your target as well as it’s elevation from your blind, stand or treestand is critical for success during archery hunting.    Bushnell’s new G-Force DX laser range finder (www.bushnell....