Archive for September, 2011

Capitol Alert: AM Alert: California’s state parks get the spotlight

  Date Thursday, September 29th, 2011

The state of the California state park system gets the spotlight this morning as Capital Public Radio broadcasts live from the Governor’s Mansion, one of the 70 state parks slated for closure due to budget cuts.


Surgeons save thumb of injured Yosemite climber

  Date Thursday, September 29th, 2011

A rock climber whose thumb was severed when he fell and it was caught in a rope has had the digit reattached by surgeons, officials at Yosemite National Park said Wednesday.


Small fires burning at Yosemite National Park

  Date Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

There were three active fires in Yosemite National Park on Monday burning nearly 130 acres, and 14 more that have gone out since Friday. All of the fires were caused by lightning strikes from thunderstorms that are typical for this time of year, said Yosemite National Park spokesman Scott Gediman.


Travel group’s new name: Visit California

  Date Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

The Sacramento-based California Travel & Tourism Commission has changed its name to Visit Calif


Travel group’s new name: Visit California

  Date Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

The Sacramento-based California Travel & Tourism Commission has changed its name to Visit Calif