Archive for November, 2013

Americans returning to Baja as crime dips

  Date Saturday, November 30th, 2013

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Mexican officials say American tourists are returning to Baja California in increasing numbers after being driven away by the drug war there.

News from the Harbor Master

  Date Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

On October 30, the California Association of Harbor Masters and Port Captains at their annual meeting awarded the 2013 Distinguished Service Award to three staff members of the San Mateo County Harbor District and one staff member of the California State Parks for a recent rescue of two people trapped by incoming tides in a coastal cave.

Yosemite National Park resident missing

  Date Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) â Yosemite National Park rangers are searching for a 60-year-old woman who went missing after leaving her home inside the park for a hike.Park officials say Ann Lory left her residence in the small community of Foresta on Saturday morning and never returned. …

Fewer Californians expected to travel this holiday weekend, AAA forecasts

  Date Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Though Thanksgiving remains one of the biggest holidays for travel, fewer are expected to take to the roads this year, according to the latest travel survey from AAA Northern California.

Yosemite hiker, 60, missing since Saturday; search underway

  Date Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

Park rangers and search and rescue teams continued to comb a stretch of Yosemite National Park on Monday for a 60-year-old hiker missing for two days, park officials said.