Archive for May, 2014

California dreaming becomes reality for 7,000 Chinese tourists

  Date Friday, May 30th, 2014

During their visit, the group took 86 flights and stayed in 26 hotels


California Wine Association Formed to Promote Top California Wineries in Asia

  Date Friday, May 30th, 2014

A new wine trade association in Hong Kong has been formed to promote and sell top California wines in Asia. “We're focusing on the best the state has to offer," said Alexis Bell, E


Crews make huge gains on Hunters fire near Yosemite National Park

  Date Friday, May 30th, 2014

The Hunters fire that’s been burning near Yosemite National Park since Monday is expected to be completely contained by next week, state fire officials reported.


Yosemite opens three new kiosks at south gate entrance

  Date Thursday, May 29th, 2014

Approximately 50 people attended a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new South Entrance kiosks to Yosemite National Park Thursday, May 29, 2014. Click to Continue »


Borderlands dispute between state and federal agencies quietly settled

  Date Thursday, May 29th, 2014

The Department of Homeland Security and the California State Parks have finally settled a lawsuit over about 58 acres of land along the U.S.-Mexico border, taken by the feds to beef up border presence in 2008.