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Businesses Along Highway 120 Relieved To Have Road Closure Lifted

Firefighters are getting a good handle on the Rim Fire and now a major road into Yosemite National Park is back open, meaning businesses are getting ready to put things back in place.

09/06/2013

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Rim Fire Burns 125,000 Acres, Crosses Yosemite National Park Boundary

Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency for the fire that has burned 125,620 acres—growing five times larger since Wednesday—and is only 1 percent contained. The fire northeast of Groveland in the Stanislaus National Forest has closed a 4-mile stretch of Highway 120, one main path into Yosemite on the west side.

08/22/2013

Crews work to clear the Big Oak Flat Road section of Highway 120 after a rockslide last week.

Yosemite Road Closed By Rockslide Set To Reopen

A road on a busy entrance to Yosemite National Park will be reopening ahead of schedule on Saturday after a giant rockslide damaged part of it in January.

03/08/2012

Crews work to clear the Big Oak Flat Road section of Highway 120 after a rockslide last week.

Crews Expect To Clear Rockslide Off Yosemite Freeway By Saturday

A busy highway in Yosemite National Park is set to reopen, just a week after house-side boulders crashed down on it during last week’s storm.

01/27/2012

Burglary Suspect Shoots Escalon Police Officer

An Escalon police officer is recovering after being shot by a burglary suspect who grabbed the officer’s gun during a struggle, according to officials.

CBS13–06/21/2011