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Surprise Bus Inspection at Yosemite Finds Several Violations

Surprise Bus Inspection at Yosemite Finds Several ViolationsA surprise bus inspection at Yosemite National Park in California June 8-9, 2011 resulted in citations being issued to more than half of the vehicles gone over, and five buses being taken out of service.

A multi-agency task force made up of members from the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the San Francisco Police Department, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the California Public Utility Commission inspected a total of 56 buses at the park.
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Yosemite’s Tioga Pass Reopens, Half Dome’s Cables Going Up

Yosemite’s Tioga Pass Reopens, Half Dome’s Cables Going Up Continuing its efforts to shake off Old Man Winter, Yosemite National Park in California has finally reopened Tioga Pass, and will be putting Half Dome's cables in place for climberson Wednesday, June 22, 2011.

Due to the heavy snowpack this past wint...
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Big Snow Melt Creating Spectacular Views of Yosemite’s Waterfalls

Big Snow Melt Creating Spectacular Views of Yosemite’s Waterfalls An above normal spring runoff from winter's heavy snow pack is creating spectacular views of Yosemite National Park's waterfalls, and rangers said waterfalls should last well into summer.

The May 1, 2011 snow survey, conducted by the California Depart...
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Yosemite Digs Out After Series of Heavy Storms

Yosemite Digs Out After Series of Heavy Storms After a series of heavy storms that nearly closed the park, Yosemite is slowly digging out and National Park Service rangers expected to be fully operational again by Monday, March 28, 2011.

"This is the longest closure we've seen since the El Nino fl...
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Yosemite National Park Makes Half Dome Summer Day Use Permits Mandatory

Yosemite National Park Makes Half Dome Summer Day Use Permits Mandatory In a major change in policy, Yosemite National Park in California will require Day Use Permits seven days per week for climbing the Half Dome cables during the summer 2011 season.

Day Use Permits were required Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays...
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