Archive for December, 2013

Burn permits suspended in bone-dry Bay Area

  Date Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection suspended burn permits in much of the Bay Area on Monday, citing abnormally dry conditions that have led to a sharp increase in vegetation fires. Calendar-year rainfall totals will set record lows in many locations, and persistent low humidity and high levels of dry fuel have led to an unusual number of fires, including this month's …


First Day Hikes mark 150 years of California State Parks

  Date Monday, December 30th, 2013

One hundred fifty years ago, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Yosemite Grant Act that laid the groundwork for the California State Parks system.


Expand Yosemite National Park

  Date Monday, December 30th, 2013

Let's enhance Yosemite National Park's splendor by adding 1,600 acres of habitat for wildlife.


First Day Hikes mark 150 years of California State Parks

  Date Sunday, December 29th, 2013

One hundred fifty years ago, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Yosemite Grant Act that laid the groundwork for the California State Parks system.


First Day Hikes mark 150 years of California State Parks

  Date Saturday, December 28th, 2013

One hundred fifty years ago, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Yosemite Grant Act that laid the groundwork for the California State Parks system.