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SF parks worker ‘devastated’ he ran over sunbather

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco parks worker who ran over a woman as she lay with her baby and dog in a park says he thought he had hit something, but didn’t realize […]

09/13/2013

(AP File Photo)

Yellowstone’s Steamboat geyser sees rare eruption

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Old Faithful it’s not. Yellowstone National Park’s Steamboat Geyser — the world’s tallest — has erupted for the first time in more than eight years. Park geologist Hank Heasler says Wednesday […]

08/01/2013

Death Valley sand dunes

Stop frying eggs, Death Valley officials say

DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — It gets so hot in Death Valley that you can fry an egg with sun power. That’s what one Death Valley National Park employee did last week, when […]

07/11/2013

Yosemite Valley (National Park Service Photo)

Yosemite website for 2014 sesquicentennial up

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Officials at Yosemite National Park are getting a head start on next year’s 150th anniversary with a new website that will contain information about celebrations, events and projects. Park […]

06/29/2013

US President Barack Obama with Park Geun-hye, South Korea President, meet at the White House Oval Office. (AP Photo)

Obama: North Korea has failed again

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Tuesday that North Korea can no longer create an international crisis with nuclear provocations, asserting the United States and South Korea are fully capable of defending themselves. “The […]

05/07/2013

Locator on Holy Jim Trail in the Cleveland National Forest, Santa Ana Mountains, Calif. (Google Maps)

2nd hiker found

ORANGE (CNS) – Rescue workers today found a missing 18-year-old woman lost in Orange County’s Trabuco Canyon since Easter Sunday while her companion, who was found last night, was recuperating in a hospital.

04/04/2013

Billionaire gives $100 million to Central Park

NEW YORK (AP) – A billionaire hedge fund manager has pledged $100 million to the private organization that maintains Central Park in partnership with New York City. John A. Paulson’s gift to the Central Park […]

10/23/2012

New Park Unveiled In Downtown Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The heart of downtown used to stop beating at sundown. Office workers would clear out of Civic Center to begin long commutes to the suburbs, leaving an empty concrete landscape surrounded […]

07/26/2012