Yosemite Medical Clinic Legislation Passes House Floor

Yosemite Medical Clinic Legislation Passes House Floor

Washington, D.C. – H.R. 3607 by Congressman McClintock to address continued operation of the Yosemite Medical Clinic passed the House floor on April 16th. The legislation addresses all national park medical clinics, assuring that funds generated by clinics be retained by those clinics. Congressman McClintock delivered the following House floor remarks in support of the […]

National Park Service Announces Plan to Moderately Raise Fees to Address Aging Infrastructure Needs

National Park Service Announces Plan to Moderately Raise Fees to Address Aging Infrastructure Needs

Washington, DC…As part of its ongoing efforts to address aging park infrastructure and improve the visitor experience, the National Park Service (NPS) announced today changes to the entrance fees charged at national parks. The changes, which come in response to public comments on a fee proposal released in October 2017, will modestly increase entrance fees […]

Rain & Snow Return To Our Area This Week

Rain & Snow Return To Our Area This Week

Arnold, CA….The National Weather has issued an update on the Weather Changes for Interior Northern California this Week…A couple of Pacific weather systems will bring rain, mountain snow, breezy winds and colder temperatures to interior northern California this week. The first Pacific weather system will weaken at it moves inland today. This system will bring […]

Yosemite Valley is Closing Friday Afternoon Due to Potential Flooding

Yosemite Valley is Closing Friday Afternoon Due to Potential Flooding

Yosemite, CA…Yosemite Valley is closing on Friday afternoon due to potential flooding. Due to anticipated flooding, visitors will no longer be able to enter Yosemite Valley beginning at noon on Friday, April 6, and the Valley will be closed to visitation at 5 pm on Friday. All other areas of the park will remain open, […]

Yosemite National Park Expects Significant Impacts from Incoming Storm

Yosemite National Park Expects Significant Impacts from Incoming Storm

Yosemite, CA…Park roads, campgrounds, and other facilities may be impacted. Yosemite National Park expects significant impacts from a storm coming in from the Pacific. Storm activity is expected to impact Yosemite National Park and the surrounding area on Friday, April 6 through Sunday, April 8, 2018. Park roadways, campgrounds, and other facilities may be impacted. […]

Heavy Rain & Flood Watch with Moderate to Heavy Rainfall Friday Through Saturday

Heavy Rain & Flood Watch with Moderate to Heavy Rainfall Friday Through Saturday

Arnold, CA…From the National Weather Service Sacramento, you can expect Moderate to Heavy Rainfall Friday Through Saturday. A strong atmospheric river will bring wet weather Thursday into the weekend. Snow levels will initially be well above pass levels, bringing rain across the area, including the mountains. Some snow melt is possible due to the rainfall […]

Wet Weather Returns to Northern California Later this Week. Inches of Rain in the Forecast!

Wet Weather Returns to Northern California Later this Week.  Inches of Rain in the Forecast!

Arnold, CA….From the National Weather Service Sacramento….Wet Weather Returns to Northern California Later this Week. A surge of sub-tropical moisture from Hawaii will bring a return of wet weather to northern California beginning Thursday and continuing into the weekend. Periods of heavy rain, and strong gusty south winds, are possible Friday night and Saturday. Rain […]

Yosemite Conservancy Provides $12.5 Million to Yosemite National Park

Yosemite Conservancy Provides $12.5 Million to Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park, CA…Yosemite Conservancy is providing $12.5 million in support to Yosemite National Park to improve the Bridalveil Fall visitor experience, rebuild a section of the trail around Tenaya Lake and collect data using 3-D aerial mapping to improve resource management parkwide, among 36 projects funded in 2018. “We want everyone’s visit to Yosemite […]

Road Conditions Update…Hwy 88 Closed at Peddler Hill, Chain Controls On All Mountain Highways

Road Conditions Update…Hwy 88 Closed at Peddler Hill, Chain Controls On All Mountain Highways

Arnold, CA….The roadways this morning in our area area beautiful mess. We need the snow and it is pretty but it is a mess. Hwy 88 is closed at Peddler Hill so if you are in need of a powder fix for skiing or boarding Bear Valley and Dodge Ridge are your options as for […]

National Park Foundation Raising Support for America’s National Trails and Wild & Scenic Rivers

National Park Foundation Raising Support for America’s National Trails and Wild & Scenic Rivers

Washington, DC…In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the National Trails and National Wild & Scenic Rivers systems in 2018, the National Park Foundation is raising funds for priority projects and inspiring more people to #FindYourWay along trails and rivers across the country. National Park Foundation partner Coca-Cola is lead supporter for this effort. Projects […]

Winter Storm Warning…Heavy Snow for Foothills & Mountains this Week. Over Six Feet in Some Locations

Winter Storm Warning…Heavy Snow for Foothills & Mountains this Week.  Over Six Feet in Some Locations

Arnold, CA…A series of cold winter storms will bring periods of heavy snow and gusty winds to the foothills and mountains of interior NorCal this week. Snow will begin Wednesday afternoon and continue through the weekend. Several feet of snowfall accumulation is expected in the mountains with a foot or more across some foothill locations. […]

Missing Hiker Found Safe In Yosemite National Park

Missing Hiker Found Safe In Yosemite National Park

Yosemite, CA…Alan Chow, the hiker missing in Yosemite National Park since Tuesday, February 20, has been found safe today. Chow, who was backpacking alone, was spotted from a National Park Service helicopter around Noon today above Wapama Fall in the Hetch Hetchy area after an extensive search the past several days. . He was transported […]

Yosemite National Park Announces the Opening Date for the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias

Yosemite National Park Announces the Opening Date for the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias

Yosemite, CA…The Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias will Open at 9:00 am on Friday, June 15, 2018. Yosemite National Park announces that the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias will reopen to the public at 9:00 am on Friday, June 15, 2018. The Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias has been closed since July 2015 to complete […]

Yosemite National Park To Remain Open During Government Shutdown ~ Rep. Tom McClintock CA-04

Yosemite National Park To Remain Open During Government Shutdown ~ Rep. Tom McClintock CA-04

Roseville, CA…The House yesterday passed a bill to continue to fund the government through February 16th to accommodate ongoing discussions over budget caps, immigration policy and other issues. If Senate Democrats use the Senate cloture rule to prevent the bill from being taken up, the government will shut down at midnight on January 19th. The […]

Columbia College Fall 2017 President’s List Students

Columbia College Fall 2017 President’s List Students

Columbia, CA…Columbia College has named 182 students to the fall 2017 semester President’s List. We are pleased to officially recognize their exceptional scholastic achievement.  This acknowledgment is reserved for students completing twelve or more units of semester coursework at Columbia College and earning a cumulative grade point average between 3.5 and 4.0, with no grade […]

Yosemite Conservancy Names Mark Marschall to Lead its Volunteer Program

Yosemite Conservancy Names Mark Marschall to Lead its Volunteer Program

San Francisco, CA…Forty-year National Park Service Employee Brings a Deep Understanding of Yosemite National Park to His New Role. Yosemite Conservancy announced that Mariposa resident and long-time National Park Service ranger Mark Marschall will lead its volunteer program. “Mark brings a deep understanding of Yosemite National Park to his new role as volunteer program manager. […]

Yosemite National Park Identifies Remains of Gerardo Cruz Hernandez

Yosemite National Park Identifies Remains of Gerardo Cruz Hernandez

Yosemite, CA….Last reported at Glacier Point on November 22, 2017. Yosemite National Park Rangers have positively identified the remains of Gerardo Cruz Hernandez, from Santa Barbara, California, who was last reported at Glacier Point on November 22, 2017. When he was reported missing, Park Rangers, with the aid of search dogs and a CHP helicopter, […]

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