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Rebekah Sager
September 11, 2020 - 5:35 am
Due to the continued poor air quality in Southern California caused by the numerous wildfires, Los Angeles County has decided to temporally close some of its park facilities.
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Eric Brooks
August 20, 2020 - 6:37 pm
California’s oldest state park and home to some of the most celebrated ancient coast redwood trees appears to be no more. Wildfires have destroyes the park.
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Rebekah Sager
July 09, 2020 - 5:19 am
The Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation will begin reopening certain non-contact amenities and park areas, based on the reopening plan for the County of Los Angeles.
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CNS News
June 16, 2020 - 5:22 am
Free grab-and-go lunches and snacks will be available to children and teens 18 years and younger at 49 Los Angeles County parks beginning today.
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AP News
May 11, 2020 - 9:02 am
After closing amid the coronavirus pandemic, the National Park Service is testing public access at several parks across the nation, including two in Utah, with limited offerings and services.
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KNX 1070
April 22, 2020 - 10:56 am
Sand that filled up a skateboard park in San Clemente was meant to keep people away during the coronavirus shutdown.
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This undated photo provided by the Inyo County Sheriff's Department shows 6th lake below Mount Williamson where authorities say the skeletal remains of a person were discovered on Oct. 7, 2019 beneath the state's second-highest peak. The body was discovered by climbers last week who saw what appeared to be a bone beneath boulders. High winds prevented a helicopter from retrieving the body until Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019, Roper says the body may have been there for decades based on its condition. (Inyo Sheriff's Department via AP)
October 16, 2019 - 4:11 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The climbers were on their way to the top of California's second-highest peak when they came upon the grisly discovery of what looked like a bone buried in a boulder field. Closer inspection revealed a fractured human skull. Tyler Hofer and his climbing partner moved some rocks...
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October 08, 2019 - 12:40 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Little Colorado River cuts across the northeast corner of Arizona, emptying its waters into the much-larger Colorado River after a more than 330-mile journey. Few people wander in the remote region where it crosses the Navajo Nation, aside from river rafters traveling...
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In this Oct. 5, 2019, photo released by the Department of National Parks, two elephants are seen stuck on the edge of the Haew Narok Waterfall in Khao Yai National Park, Nakhon Nayok, central Thailand. A herd of wild elephants was swept away by raging waters in Thailand's national park, drowning six, while rangers helped steer two animals out of a deep ravine. (Department of National Parks via AP)
October 06, 2019 - 1:36 am
BANGKOK (AP) — A herd of wild elephants was swept away by raging waters in a national park in Thailand, drowning six, while rangers helped steer two of the animals out of a deep ravine. Staff at Khao Yai National Park discovered the two struggling elephants and the carcasses after dawn Saturday...
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October 05, 2019 - 1:22 pm
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Wildlife officials in Wyoming have trapped and relocated a grizzly bear thought to be the offspring of a well-known grizzly. Grizzly No. 399 gained fame for raising at least four litters of cubs within view of roads in Grand Teton National Park. People have established social...
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