Archive for January, 2012

Yosemite National Park threatened by gold mining

  Date Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

Although snow scarcity marks this as a weird winter, a more pressing issue threatens Yosemite: poten


Group Attempts to Revive SD Park

  Date Monday, January 30th, 2012

With the closure dates for a few California state parks looming, a San Diego group has stepped up to raise enough money to keep a nearby park open.


Yosemite plan means fewer hikers on Half Dome

  Date Monday, January 30th, 2012

FILE – In this June 30, 2007 file photo, climbers on the cable section of Half Dome negotiate the steep granite pitch in Yosemite National Park, Calif.


Yosemite plan means fewer hikers on Half Dome

  Date Monday, January 30th, 2012

There was a time not long ago when a climb to the top of Yosemite National Park's Half Dome was a solitary trek attempted by only the most daring adventurers.


Tourism to Orange County slightly increased in 2011

  Date Monday, January 30th, 2012

Spending by tourists crept up last year after dips during the economic downturn, according to