Squirrel Tests Positive For Plague In Lake Tahoe AreaA California ground squirrel in the Tahoe area has tested positive for plague.
Tourist With Possible Case Of Plague Expected To RecoverState health officials say a Georgia tourist who visited California now has a possible case of the plague, but is expected to make a "full recovery."
Camper Deaths, Presence Of Plague Darken Summer At YosemiteThe deaths of two young campers killed when a tree branch fell on their tent and a campground closure because of plague cast a pall over California's Yosemite National Park at the height of the summer tourist season.
Popular Yosemite Campground Shutting After 2 Squirrels Die Of PlagueOfficials at Yosemite National Park say they are temporarily shutting a popular campsite after two squirrels died of plague in the area.
Child Camping At Yosemite National Park Contracts PlagueCalifornia officials say a child camping in Yosemite National Park fell ill with plague and was sent to a hospital.
California Squirrel Tests Positive For Plague ExposureAuthorities say a squirrel at a Southern California campground has tested positive for exposure to fleas infected with the bacteria that can cause plague.