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Better Get Ready! Another Storm on the Horizon

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES – Earlier this week we talked about the return of Winter weather to our communities but, at the time, the details were still a little bit “foggy.”  Fast forward to this weekend and now we have a really good picture of what to expect over the next few days due to an “atmospheric river” weather pattern that is ...

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Get Ready for Snow, Everyone! Winter Weather has Returned!

Snow covered road

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Finally, after a long dry November, winter weather is returning to our communities.  As you may recall, our last significant storm was near the end of October.  It included a flood watch and winter weather watch we reported here.  Since then, we’ve had unseasonably high temperatures and no precipitation.  According to the National Weather Service and other ...

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Hiking From Glacier Point Road to Sentinel Dome & Taft Point

The clock is ticking this year to drive on Glacier Point Road and out to those wonderful trailheads along it’s way. When Glacier Point Road closes this year, it will be closed for at least a year due to construction. This week, I headed to two destinations full of amazing views from the Taft Point Trailhead, Sentinel Dome and Taft ...

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Hiking From Glacier Point Road to Ostrander Lake

When Glacier Point Road closes this year, it will be closed for at least a year. That is why I am trying to make hay while the sun shines, getting my hikes in on the trailheads off of this road while I can. This week, I headed to Ostrander Lake on a cool, fall day. Where: Yosemite National ParkDistance: 12.59 ...

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CAL FIRE – Keep an Eye on What’s Cooking this Thanksgiving

Mariposa – If harnessing your inner chef with creative culinary skills this Thanksgiving is at the top of your holiday to-do list, make sure you don’t leave your cooking area unattended so that cooking accidents can be avoided. According to FEMA’s National Data Center, cooking is the leading cause of all Thanksgiving Day fires and more than half (54%) of ...

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Hiking the Pohono Trail from Tunnel View to Stanford and Crocker Points

This hike was all about the views and there were some dandies, not to mention getting in a good workout as I gained 3,415′ to see those magnificent views along the Pohono Trail. Where: Yosemite National ParkDistance: 8.79 MilesDifficulty: Moderate to StrenuousElevation Range: 4,384′ – 7,087′Elevation Gain: 3,415′Date: November 12, 2021CALTOPO: Pohono Trail from Tunnel View to Stanford and Crocker ...

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Hiking Mirror Lake Loop With Fall Colors

I was sneaking in a fall color hike in Yosemite Valley before a storm could blow the leaves off the trees, but where to go? I picked Mirror Lake to see delightful dogwoods, beautiful big leaf maples, wonderful willows and outstanding oaks. Oh, and those reflections of them all in magnificent Mirror Lake! Where: Yosemite National ParkDistance: 8.24 Miles (Depending ...

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Weather Alert From PG&E

Mountain Communities – Our meteorology team is forecasting that a strong weather system and associated cold front will deliver gusty winds, rain, and high elevation mountain snow to Northern California later this afternoon and into tomorrow. Locally we expect to see moderate rainfall between midnight and 6 a.m. We urge our customers to prepare for storm conditions and to check ...

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OTO Development Acquires Two Oakhurst Hotels

Image of new hotels in Oakhurst.

YOSEMITE — Development is moving into the Yosemite National Park market with the acquisition of two hotels in Oakhurst, California, and a contract on a third. OTO, which is part of The Johnson Group, has purchased Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Oakhurst Yosemite and Holiday Inn Express & Suites Oakhurst-Yosemite Park Area from a family of independent hoteliers. The ...

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Flood Preparedness Week 2021

This year California Flood Preparedness Week takes place from October 23rd to October 30th, 2021.  In it’s eighth year, California Flood Preparedness Week was started by The California Department of Water Resources as a single event in Sacramento and is now promoted statewide to inform and educate Californians about flood risk and preparedness.  Many communities throughout California have experienced flooding ...

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