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Happy 150th Anniversary, Yosemite!

Under a towering canopy of the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, the National Park Service, Yosemite Conservancy and public officials today celebrated the 150th Anniversary of the Yosemite Grant Act, the legislation signed by President Abraham Lincoln to preserve Yosemite Valley and the Mariposa Grove, by breaking ground on a landmark project to protect the …

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Goodbye, Bliss…

Earlier this month Microsoft officially ended support for Windows XP. I lament it’s passing, but – having been a Mac owners for more than a decade – it’s probably time for it to go. XP was a real workhorse. It reminded me of a Diesel Volkswagen Rabbit I owned. I swore that as soon as …

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Rockfall Closes Trail to Rancheria Falls in Yosemite National Park

A rockfall in the Hetch Hetchy area of Yosemite National Park has closed the trail to Rancheria Falls east of Wapama Falls. According to the National Park Service, at approximately 1:30 p.m. on March 31, a large rockfall occurred from the cliff just east of Wapama Falls above the Hetch Hetchy reservoir. The trail was …

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