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Rockfall Closes Highway 140 into Yosemite National Park

At approximately 11:00 a.m. today, December 30, a large rock fell onto Highway 140/El Portal Road blocking all traffic from entering or exiting Yosemite National Park and closing the road. The rock fell approximately one half mile east of Yosemite View Lodge in El Portal, just inside the Yosemite National …

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Highway 140 into Yosemite National Park Reopens After Rockfall

Highway 140/El Portal Road leading into Yosemite National Park has reopened after a large rock fell onto the roadway. The large rock fell onto the roadway yesterday, December 30, blocking traffic from entering or exiting the park via Highway 140. The rock was estimated to be approximately 10-15 feet high, …

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All Roads into Yosemite National Park Remain Closed

All roads into Yosemite National Park remain closed due to a severe winter storm on March 19 through March 20. Yosemite Valley received over three feet of snow and all power is out within the park and surrounding areas. There is no anticipated date or time for roads to reopen …

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All Roads Leading into Yosemite Valley to Close Today at 5:00 pm

All roads leading into Yosemite Valley will close today at 5:00 pm in anticipation of a significant winter storm moving into the region early tomorrow morning, Saturday, January 7, 2017. There will be no visitor services available throughout the storm. Visitors intending to visit Yosemite National Park are highly encouraged …

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El Portal Road (Highway 140) into Yosemite National Park has Reopened

The El Portal Road (Highway 140) into Yosemite National Park has reopened to all traffic following a rockfall. The road is anticipated to stay open throughout the day. The road will close this evening at 6:00 p.m. to all vehicular traffic based on weather and rockfall concerns. https://www.nps.gov/yose/learn/news/el-portal-road-highway-140-into-yosemite-national-park-has-reopened.htm

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Governor Brown Signs Two Valley Fever Bills Into Law

Governor Brown has signed into law two bills related to the disease valley fever, both written by Kern County Assemblymember Rudy Salas. The laws both aim to streamline the disease’s reporting guidelines, which until now have been inconsistent over time and among health agencies throughout the state. One of the …

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