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California Fire Updates: Crews Responded to 29 New Wildfires Yesterday

CALIFORNIA – Oct. 2, 2020 – As nearly 17,000 firefighters continue to work towards containment on 23 major wildfires across the state, Red Flag conditions continue throughout the day in parts of California. Yesterday, crews also responded to 29 new wildfires, bringing full containment to all. Since the beginning of the year, there have been over 8,200 wildfires that have ...

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Locally-Loved Suds Are Now Available For Delivery to Fresno And Clovis

OAKHURST – At the doorstep of Yosemite National Park, South Gate Brewing Company is a brewery and gastropub with farm-fresh food and incredible microbrews. Acclaimed Brewmaster Rick Boucke takes no shortcuts when it comes to creating the 13 rotating beers in their seasonal draft lineup, each one with a unique character. Locals and visitors to Yosemite and the Sierra National ...

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History Mystery #91: The Case of the Cold-Blooded Cavalry

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Article submitted by Lynn Northrop, Raymond Museum This letter (see below) was sent to me by ex-Raymondites Bob and Trina Quinn via a friend of theirs. We are hoping someone knows this Ducker name in our area and may have a family history or story about what happened to the cavalry soldiers that perpetrated this crime. In Raymond’s history we ...

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California Fire Updates

CALIFORNIA – Sept. 30, 2020 – As wind conditions improved yesterday, crews brought final containment to the Fox Fire in Siskiyou County, and over 17,000 firefighters worked to gain ground on the remaining 26 major wildfires across the state. Crews across the State also responded to 26 new wildfires, with only the Candy Fire in Riverside County growing beyond control ...

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Yosemite National Park Implements Enhanced Stage 2 Fire Restrictions

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YOSEMITE – Sept. 30, 2020 – Yosemite National Park is experiencing poor air quality due to the Creek Fire, which is an ongoing wildfire burning near Yosemite National Park. The smoke from this fire is degrading air quality throughout the park by creating unhealthy levels of particulate matter. In response, Yosemite National Park has implemented park-wide Stage Two Fire Restrictions ...

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Yosemite National Park is Ending The Day Use Reservation System

YOSEMITE – Sept. 29, 2020 – Yosemite National Park is announcing modifications to operations to implement the latest guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), and local and state public health authorities, as the park continues to increase public access and services. The NPS is working servicewide with federal, state, and local public health authorities ...

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California Fire Updates

CALIFORNIA – Sept. 29, 2020 – Yesterday, critical fire weather continued to fan multiple fast-moving wildfires, as over 18,700 firefighters continue to battle 27 major wildfires. Fortunately, the gusty winds decreased overnight allowing firefighters to continue to build containment line and perform structure defense. Yesterday the US Forest Service reported that the 31,000 Lake Fire in Los Angeles County, which ...

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YARTS Begins Winter Schedule This Week

MERCED – Sept. 28, 2020 – The Yosemite Area Regional Transportation System (YARTS) will transition to a winter schedule on October 1, 2020 for the service running on the Highway 140 corridor from Merced and Mariposa to Yosemite National Park. The 140 line operates year-round but fluctuates the number of runs to and from the Park when the seasons change. ...

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