Archive for July, 2011

Yosemite trees to be felled so visitors can see views

  Date Sunday, July 31st, 2011

Authorities in Yosemite National Park are to lay waste to forested areas because tourists have complained they can’t see the views for the trees.


Hiker deaths a cautionary tale for the inexperienced

  Date Sunday, July 31st, 2011

Three young people who died in Yosemite National Park were powerless against Mother Nature, writes Gerard Wright.


State Parks loses police dog after emergency surgery

  Date Saturday, July 30th, 2011

OROVILLE — California State Parks announced the loss of a police dog that died from a recent emergency surgery for a medical condition.


Park service to thin out Yosemite’s growing crowds — of trees

  Date Saturday, July 30th, 2011

Thousands of younger pines and cedars will be cut down this fall to restore many of the park’s original scenic vistas that in previous decades were managed by natural and controlled fires. Reporting from Yosemite National Park — National parks tend to be a tree hugger’s paradise. Layers of federal laws, strict park service rules and even the disapproving scowls from some visitors prohibit so …


California Car Cover Company Announces the Backpack Canopy for Convenient Summertime Travel

  Date Saturday, July 30th, 2011

California Car Cover Company Announces the Backpack Canopy for Convenient Summertime Travel.(PRWEB) July 30, 2011 California Car Cover Company introduces a new Backpack Canopy for convenient summertime travel. This uniquely designed instant canopy sets up just minutes providing instant shade for any event; at the beach, bar-b-que in the park or backyard. Measuring 5’11” at the peak and 7’2″ at …