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Yosemite National Park

Legacy Of The Yosemite Mafia: The Ranger Image And Noble Cause Corruption In The National Park Service

Legacy of the Yosemite Mafia can be viewed as a prequel of sorts to Paul Berkowitz's earlier book about National Park Service malfeasance, and even to Robert Danno's own account of how he was pilloried by agency superiors after he charged that his superintendent ignored well-established federal laws and agency policies and procedures in showing deference to a billionaire.

Tioga Road In Yosemite National Park To Open

Yosemite National Park's famous Tioga Road, which has remained closed since last fall due to the huge winter snowpack that buried the Sierra, was to open to cyclists and hikers on Wednesday, and then to wheeled traffic on Thursday, park staff said. However, there will be limited visitor services available from the Tioga Pass Entrance Station to Crane Flat and motorists were urged to drive carefully due to debris and water that might be on the road.

4,000-Ton Rockslide Closes El Portal Road Into Yosemite National Park Through Weekend

For the second time this year, forces of nature and gravity have blocked one of the primary access routes to Yosemite National Park, with El Portal Road (Highway 140) closed at least through this weekend after a rockslide covered 150 feet of the road under up to 20 feet of debris.

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