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Alicia Vennos hiked to Walker Lake for this photo of aspen at its peak.

Updating Fall colors report

CaliforniaFallColor.com provides the following summary of autumn colors from reporting areas of California. A small selection of the best fall color photos of the week is sent to media who requested to be on a list to receive photos.  If you would like to see them, please email editor@californiafallcolor.com. STATEWIDE SUMMARY Peak of the Week, […]

 
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Government shutdown furloughs scores in Inyo-Mono

Residents of the Eastern Sierra continue to express deep disappointment in Congressional failure to keep the government running. Those employed by the federal government have a deeper level of concern. Many of them are out of work. Only through informal reports and nothing official, the Inyo National Forest and all of its ranger stations and […]

 
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Rim Fire cause and Hwy 120 status

UPDATE: 9-6, 4PM State Route 120 from Groveland to Yosemite will reopen today at noon.  However, Tioga Road remains closed from Crane Flat to White Wolf and visitors traveling from Mono County will not be able to continue into Yosemite Valley. The YARTS September weekend service from Mono County into Yosemite Valley will be suspended […]

 
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Tioga Pass slated to open Saturday

Caltrans press release: Mono County – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has re-opened State Route 120 (west) – Tioga Pass Road, to the East Yosemite Park Entrance Gate. State Route 120 is closed beyond this point. Users can access State Route 120 for recreational activities from the junction of US 395 at Lee Vining […]

 
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Tioga Pass anticipated open May 11

First reports indicated that the National Park Service would not be able to open Tioga Pass Road before Memorial Day because the so-called Sequestration budget cuts in Washington, D.C. took $2.4 million out of the Yosemite National Park budget. Mono Supervisors went to work to press for an earlier opening. Word came out Friday that […]

 
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