Governor declares emergency over wildfire near Yosemite

A fast-moving brush fire near Yosemite National Park exploded in size Saturday into one of California’s largest wildfires of the year, prompting evacuation orders for thousands of people and shutting off power to more than 2,000 homes and businesses.

Yosemite fire grows, prompts Bay Area air quality advisory

As the Washburn Fire grows in the southern portion of Yosemite, the Bay Area is expected to face smoke from the wildfire. The Bay Area Air Quality Management District issued an air quality advisory for Monday, specifically for the North and East Bay.

Yosemite reservations are now open

Summer reservations for Yosemite National Park are now open on www.recreation.gov. Reservation window starts at 8 a.m. every day.

Yosemite 'firefall:' the best way to see Horsetail Falls light up

Whether you have a telephoto camera, the latest iPhone or even just want to capture nature's beauty with your naked eyes, thousands of people from all over the world will flock to Yosemite National Park this week to catch the stunning beauty of Horsetail Falls. Here's what you need to know.