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170 Sickened at Yosemite, Park Confirms 2 Cases of Norovirus

Yosemite National Park is investigating about 170 reports of gastrointestinal illnesses and has confirmed two cases of norovirus, officials said Thursday. The National Park Service began investigating after visitors and employees started reporting illnesses t...
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Caltrans Closes 3 More Sierra Passes for Winter

Heavy snow has caused the California Department of Transportation to close several more passes through the Sierra Nevada for the winter. The closures implemented Monday are Sonora Pass on State Route 108, Moni...
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Fresno CHP’s Message to Mountain Drivers: Chains Required!

The Fresno office of the California Highway Patrol used social media Wednesday morning to warn about the dangers of driving in snowy conditions in the foothills and mountains. The CHP's main message in the midst of the Valley's first winter weather event: "...

Thanksgiving Storm May Bring Rain to Valley

Another storm system is heading toward the Valley, with forecasters predicting the possibility of showers just as the Thanksgiving holiday arrives. Weather.com says Fresno could see rain starting next Wednes...
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Briceburg Fire 75% Contained, All Roads Are Open

The Briceburg Fire near Yosemite National Park is 75% contained and all roads are open following a weekend of wildfire suppression, Cal Fire officials said Monday morning. However, Buffalo Gulch Road is open...
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Mandatory Evacuations Lifted on Briceburg Fire

With firefighters gaining control of the Briceburg Fire, Cal Fire and the Mariposa County Sheriff's Office lifted mandatory evacuation orders and fire advisements at 1 p.m. Friday. However, Highway 140 is closed from 15 miles east of Mariposa at the top of ...