After the rampaging Detwiler Fire devastated a large portion of Mariposa County in July, the importance of keeping defensible space around homes and property was made all the more clear. The defensible space inspection team from Cal Fire's Madera-
Paul Ratchford, general manager of Tenaya Lodge near Yosemite National Park, describes how his staff watched the Railroad Fire grow and began making preparations to evacuate the lodge on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017.
Tourists Graham and Ann Fraser of Oceanside returned to the Tenaya Lodge Wednesday to collect their belongings after the Railroad Fire forced the hotel to evacuate its guests Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. Ann, who has a form of Parkinson's disease, retu
The homecoming parade on Spirit Day (Friday) was just one of the activities during homecoming week at Yosemite High School. The week, which consisted of Dress UP days, contestant games, and movie night will culminate in the Homecoming Game against
PJ Kuzmitski, 14, whose leg was amputated after a practice injury, had his spirits lifted with a visit from his teammates and Clovis High players on Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, at Valley Children's Hospital.