'Watermelon snow' at Yosemite National Park

While the temperatures soar in the Bay Area this week, at Yosemite National Park, there are still lingering signs of winter with snowy, frozen slopes in the high country.

Yosemite Valley reopens for the first time in nearly 3 weeks

Hikers and nature lovers returned to Yosemite National Park's scenic valley Tuesday after a rare 20-day closure because of smoke from wildfires. Some said they didn't mind the hazy air that obscured scenic vistas; others came prepared with eye drops and face masks.