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  • Yosemite rescue of Blake Parkinson
  • The California Highway Patrol documented the rescue of a seriously injured hiker from Palo Alto that happened in Yosemite.
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  • Yosemite rescue of Blake Parkinson
  • The California Highway Patrol documented the rescue of a seriously injured hiker from Palo Alto that happened in Yosemite.
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  • This April 2013 image shows Half Dome, the iconic granite peak in Yosemite National Park in California. Beautiful scenery, from mountain views to waterfalls, is easily accessible to visitors at Yosemite.
  • Hiking season in Yosemite is just around the corner. On Saturday the park began its pre-season lottery for Half Dome permits.
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  • In this Oct. 17, 2013 file photo, the Merced river winds through Yosemite Valley in Yosemite National Park, Calif. (AP Photo/Gary Kazanjian, File)
  • The National Park Service has released details about a plan to protect the river that runs through Yosemite National Park.
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  • Community mourns loss of Berkeley camp
  • Berkeley is getting back into the summer camp business after its Tuolumne camp burned in the Rim Fire last August.
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  • Yosemite
  • Recent storms have brought new life to the waterfalls in Yosemite and allowed skiers to hit the slopes.
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  • Mariposa Grove gift shop
  • Yosemite National Park officials plan to restore a precious grove of ancient sequoia trees.
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  • Hetch Hetchy Reservoir burned
  • ABC7 News got a look at the damage the Rim Fire caused hear the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir and the repair efforts underway.
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  • This April 2013 image shows Half Dome, the iconic granite peak in Yosemite National Park in California. Beautiful scenery, from mountain views to waterfalls, is easily accessible to visitors at Yosemite.
  • Yosemite National Park has reopened and is ready for visitors as the government shutdown comes to an end. Staff members and tourists say it can't happen soon enough.
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  • Yosemite prepares to reopen following shutdown
  • Hundreds of national parks are preparing to open when the government shutdown ends, including Yosemite.
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  • This April 2013 image shows Half Dome, the iconic granite peak in Yosemite National Park in California. Beautiful scenery, from mountain views to waterfalls, is easily accessible to visitors at Yosemite.
  • The last remaining visitors in Yosemite National Park now have less than 24 hours to leave because of the government shutdown.
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  • Yosemite campers forced to cut trips short
  • The last remaining visitors in Yosemite National Park now have less than 24 hours to leave because of the government shutdown.
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  • Shutdown closes iconic sites across Bay Area
  • The federal government shutdown means disappointment for visitors to some of the Bay Area's most iconic sites, like Alcatraz.
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  • Yosemite turning away visitors on 123rd birthday
  • It was Yosemite National Park's 123rd birthday Tuesday, but the world famous park won't be celebrating this year.
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  • This April 2013 image shows Half Dome, the iconic granite peak in Yosemite National Park in California. Beautiful scenery, from mountain views to waterfalls, is easily accessible to visitors at Yosemite.
  • It was Yosemite National Park's 123rd birthday Tuesday, but the world famous park known for its breathtaking views won't be celebrating this year.
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  • Shutdown closes iconic sites across Bay Area
  • The government shutdown means an immediate closure of a variety of national park facilities and many of them are in San Francisco.
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  • National Park Service closed sign
  • Here is a list of Bay Area locations currently closed because of the federal government shutdown:
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  • National Park Service closed sign
  • The government shutdown means disappointment for visitors to some of the Bay Area's most iconic sites, including Alcatraz.
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  • Firefighter Russell Mitchell monitors a back burn during the Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park, Calif., on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013. Unnaturally long intervals between wildfires and years of drought primed the Sierra Nevada for the explosive conflagration chewing up the rugged landscape on the edge of Yosemite National Park, forestry experts say. The fire had ravaged 282 square miles by Tuesday, the biggest in the Sierras recorded history and one of the largest on record in California. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
  • Unmanned drones are helping in the Rim Fire battle, giving crews early views of any new flare-ups across the rugged landscape.
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  • The Rim Fire burns along Highway 120 near Yosemite National Park, Calif., on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013
  • Cooler temps and higher humidity are helping crews battle the massive Rim Fire burning on the edge of Yosemite National Park.
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  • San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee was at the Moccasin Power Station
  • San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee was at the Moccasin Power Station and said the city's power and water facilities survived the Rim Fire.
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  • San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee was at the Moccasin Power Station
  • San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee was at the Moccasin Power Station and said the city's power and water facilities survived the Rim Fire.
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  • Crews battle Rim Fire burning near Yosemite National Park
  • Officials say the massive Rim Fire burning near Yosemite has grown to 192,000 acres and is 30 percent contained.
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  • Rim Fire
  • Firefighters battling the giant wildfire burning in the Sierra Nevada have added a California National Guard Predator drone to their arsenal.
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  • Whats in the air could spell trouble for Bay Area cities and water districts that depend on the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir for their water supply.
  • SFPUC officials say the city's water supply in the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir is still unaffected by the massive Rim Fire.
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  • Firefighters fighting the Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park.
  • Firefighters now estimate they have the Rim Fire 20 percent contained.
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  • Fresno firetruck
  • Near Yosemite National Park there are 3,800 firefighters battling the Rim Fire which is still only 20 percent contained.
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  • Firefighter A.J. Tevis watches the flames of the Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park, Calif., on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013.
  • The 11-day-old Rim Fire swelled overnight to become to seventh largest wildfire in California history.
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  • The Rim Fire burns near Yosemite National Park.
  • The 11-day-old Rim Fire swelled overnight to become to seventh largest wildfire in California history.
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  • Rim Fire firefighter at Yosemite National Park
  • A giant wildfire raging out of control spread into Yosemite on Friday and authorities urged more evacuations in nearby communities.
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  • Firefighter A.J. Tevis watches the flames of the Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park, Calif., on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013.
  • The massive Rim Fire has grown to nearly 180,000, but an expected increase in humidity Tuesday afternoon could help suppress flames.
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  • What's in the air could spell trouble for Bay Area cities that depend on the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir for their water supply.
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  • Community mourns loss of Berkeley camp
  • A community memorial took place Monday night to mourn the loss of the Berkeley Tuolumne Family Camp.
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  • Community mourns loss of Berkeley camp
  • A community memorial took place Monday night to mourn the loss of the Berkeley Tuolumne Family Camp.
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  • Whats in the air could spell trouble for Bay Area cities and water districts that depend on the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir for their water supply.
  • What's in the air could spell trouble for Bay Area cities and water districts that depend on the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir for their water supply.
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  • Nearly 3,700 firefighters battled the approximately 230-square-mile blaze, the biggest wildfire on record in California's Sierra Nevada.
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  • Crews working to contain one of California's largest-ever wildfires gained some ground Monday.
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  • The Rim Fire destroyed Camp Tuolumne in the Yosemite area.
  • The Rim Fire in the Yosemite area has destroyed Berkeley's Tuolumne Family Camp.
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  • Firefighters Lee Howard, foreground, of Wartburg, Tenn. and Charlie Ferris, of Los Angeles, watch a smoke plume from the Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park, Calif., on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013.
  • SF's water and power supply remained safe on Sunday as a wildfire continues to burn out of control near Yosemite National Park.
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  • The Rim Fire burns along Highway 120 near Yosemite National Park, Calif., on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013.
  • Hundreds of firefighters have been deployed to protect communities in the path of the Rim Fire that is raging out of control.
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  • Rim Fire firefighter at Yosemite National Park
  • Crews braced for strong winds that could push the wildfire further north into Yosemite Sunday, threatening thousands of homes.
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  • San Francisco officials looking at Yosemite fire map
  • As Gov. Brown declares a State of Emergency for San Francisco we take a look at the possible effects on the city.
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  • Massive wildfire burning in Yosemite National Park
  • Gov. Brown declared a state of emergency for the San Francisco, 150 miles away, because of the threat to the city's utilities.
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  • Yosemite fire at night
  • At the Rim Fire in Tuolumne County air tankers made between 40-50 air drops on Friday to try to control the blaze.
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  • Massive wildfire burning in Yosemite National Park
  • The massive fire in Yosemite is having a big impact on power and water operations for San Francisco.
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  • Rim Fire firefighter at Yosemite National Park
  • A giant wildfire raging out of control spread into Yosemite on Friday as authorities urged more evacuations in nearby communities.
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  • In this undated photo provided by the U.S. Forest Service, the Rim Fire burns near Groveland Ranger Station in Groveland, Calif.
  • The Rim Fire near Yosemite has grown to more than 105,000 acres and is only two percent contained.
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  • In this undated photo provided by the U.S. Forest Service, the Rim Fire burns near Groveland Ranger Station in Groveland, Calif.
  • The Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park grew in size overnight and dropped in containment.
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  • Fire crews near Yosemite
  • The Rim Fire burning near Yosemite National Park is burning out of control and grew by 10,000 acres on Thursday.
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  • Rim Fire firefighter
  • A wildfire outside Yosemite National Park more than tripled in size Thursday, shutting down businesses in surrounding communities.
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