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Amgen Bicycle Tour of California Coming to Yosemite Area

The largest cycling event in America, the 2009 Amgen Tour of California is a Tour de France-style cycling road race that challenges the world’s top professional cycling teams to compete along a demanding, recently expanded, 750-mile course from Sacramento to Escondido from February 14-22, 2009. For the first time, the …

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Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome Found in Two California Residents

The recent diagnosis of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS) in two Californians, one of whom died, has prompted Dr. Ron Chapman, director of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and state public health officer, to remind Californians to take precautions to prevent exposure to the virus that causes HPS at …

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Yosemite National Park Receives 2014 California Preservation Foundation Design Award

Yosemite National Park has been selected by the California Preservation Foundation as the recipient of the 2014 Preservation Design Award in recognition of the publication of A Sense of Place: Design Guidelines for Yosemite National Park. The Preservation Design Award is specifically intended to recognize excellence in historic preservation, restoration, …

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California Department of Public Health Investigates Human Plague Case

California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith today announced the department is investigating a case of human plague in California, and conducting an environmental evaluation in the Stanislaus National Forest, Yosemite National Park and the surrounding areas. https://www.nps.gov/yose/learn/news/california-department-of-public-health-investigates-human-plague-case.htm

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California Department of Public Health and Yosemite National Park Take Preventive Measures in Plague Investigation

alifornia Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith today announced that the department, working closely with Yosemite National Park, successfully reduced the risk of plague transmission at Crane Flat Campground in Yosemite. The campground, which had been closed for four nights to allow for …

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California Department of Public Health Investigates Second Case of Human Plague

California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith announced that the department has been notified of a presumptive positive case of plague contracted by a recent visitor to California from Georgia. Confirmatory testing is being conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention …

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California National Parks Reduce Wildfire Risks Through First-of-its-Kind Collaboration with Utilities

The National Park Service (NPS) has issued permits to Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and Southern California Edison (SCE) to perform wildfire prevention activities in 12 California national park units through a new public-private partnership that focuses on protecting park resources and streamlining communication between the NPS and utilities. …

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Breaking Down How California Redraws Its Political Maps

Now that the 2020 census data has been released, the work is on to redraw California’s political maps. To learn how the process is going and the political implications for the San Joaquin Valley, Valley Edition Host Kathleen Schock spoke with Lori Pesante, director of civic engagement for the Dolores …

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