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Monterey :: TN :: USA | 7 months ago

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It has been one year since the 26,000-acre site, home to grand volcanic rock formations, was upgraded from a national monument to a national park by President Barack Obama. Although the upgrade may have seemed insignificant to critics, early

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King City :: CA :: USA | 1 year ago

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We expected to see passing clouds overhead; instead it was a pair of endangered California condors soaring in the early morning thermals. We'd lit out before sunup to catch the sunrise warming the tallest columns of rock formations. Gradual

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Fresno :: TX :: USA | over 1 year ago

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If the striking volcanic formations that give America's 59th national park its name seem out of place, well, it's because they are. The spires and crags are actually what remain of an ancient volcano that rose up 23 million years ago and 195 miles

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Seattle :: WA :: USA | over 1 year ago

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She laid her eggs Valentine's Day, a little later than usual. If the eggs are found to be fertile (zoo experts can tell by holding them up to a light) the eggs will be put in an incubator with dummy eggs switched for the real deal. Malibu and her

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Oroville :: CA :: USA | over 1 year ago

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Today, Pinnacles is no longer a monument, it is a national park, U.S...It is iconic in the same way as the Grand Canyon and Yosemite and Yellowstone and Acadia. That might be stretching things, but Pinnacles' new status should certainly lead to

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Santa Cruz :: CA :: USA | over 1 year ago

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The new "Pinnacles National Park" becomes the 59th full national park in the United States, joining Yellowstone, the Grand Canyon, the Everglades and the other most storied parts of America's national heritage. The park, a 26,000-acre collection of

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San Fernando :: CA :: USA | over 1 year ago

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Photo courtesy Mike Prasad of Flickr under Creative Commons license One of the last things the 112th Congress did in 2012 was to enact legislation that turns Pinnacles National Monument into the nation's 59th national park. It will replace Yosemite

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San Francisco :: CA :: USA | over 1 year ago

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Legislation to make the Pinnacles National Monument , 80 miles south of San Francisco, the nation's newest national park is headed to President Obama for his signature, after the bill passed the Senate without dissent Sunday evening. The Pinnacles, a

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Salinas :: CA :: USA | over 1 year ago

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The clock is ticking toward when a host of new laws go into effect and it turns out 2013 could be a pricey one for Californians. Starting tomorrow the statewide sales tax will go up The clock is ticking toward when a host of new laws go into effect

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Monterey :: TN :: USA | over 1 year ago

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Senate approved legislation to turn the Pinnacles National Monument into a national park Sunday...The changed status would increase tourism and heighten recognition of the area, Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) said in a news release. A similar bill was

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