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Our Newest National Park: Pinnacles National Monument

Our Newest National Park: Pinnacles National Monument

This brand-new national park will be the closest one to the Bay Area. Let's get to know it.

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National Parks Could Close

National Parks Could Close

If you are planning a visit to Alcatraz this weekend, you might want to double check before you go.

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Tiny Lichen Point to Bigger Pollution Problems in Yosemite

Tiny Lichen Point to Bigger Pollution Problems in Yosemite

Air pollution may seem like an urban problem, but it’s becoming an increasing concern in California’s national parks.

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Reporter's Notes: Alcatraz Goes Green

Reporter's Notes: Alcatraz Goes Green

Getting power to Alcatraz is its own special conundrum. At various stages of its existence, the island has run on coal, wood, bunker oil, and now diesel fuel, all ferried from the mainland.

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