Secretary Zinke Previews National Park Week At Sequoia, Yosemite

On Friday, April 14, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke is kicking-off National Park Week early from America’s second national park – Sequoia National Park – known for its sky-scraping giant redwood trees. The annual celebration of America’s national parks runs from April 15 – 23 and includes a variety of events including fee-free […]

Crystal Cave Upgrade Project Moves to the Next Phase

The National Park Service (NPS) has approved a plan to improve the visitor services in the Crystal Cave area of Sequoia National Park. National Park Service Pacific West Regional Director Laura Joss approved the project by signing a finding of no significant impact statement (FONSI) in February. The public was provided a chance to review […]

The Trek to the Nation’s Christmas Tree, the General Grant in Kings Canyon

The Annual Trek to the Nation’s Christmas Tree is on Sunday, December 11, in Kings Canyon National Park at 2:30pm. Activities will include the Jubilation Singers, a non-denominational Christmas Message, and a War Memorial Ceremony will all be delivered at the base of the General Grant Tree. This tree has inspired thousands of people including […]

Amtrak San Joaquins Adds a Daily Round Trip

Amtrak San Joaquins now offer a seventh daily round trip, an addition to service between Bakersfield and Oakland’s Jack London Square Station. The addition makes service more convenient for passengers to travel the Bay Area, San Joaquin Valley cities, and other destinations throughout California. “As the communities of the San Joaquin Valley continue to grow, […]