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4 to Watch: Let's Just Bask in Yosemite's Winter Glow

Winter storms have reduced drought and blanketed a state treasure in deep snow

Three months ago, there were swaths of California facing extreme drought conditions. But what a difference an unrelenting wallop of winter storms can make when it comes to dry spells and one of the state's natural treasures.

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Photos: You Wear Winter Well, Yosemite National Park

Snow-capped mountain peaks and other photo-worthy winter scenes abound in California after a series of robust storms that blanketed the West Coast. And, few places wear snow as well as a California natural wonder. See winter photos from Yosemite National Park.

Photos: You Wear Winter Well, Yosemite National Park

February Storms Wipe Out Drought for Most of California

Only a small patch of extreme Northern California remains in the moderate drought category after a winter wallop of storms. In Southern California, there's a pronounced different between this week's report and the one just three months ago.

US Drought Monitor
A look at drought conditions Feb. 19, 2019 in California in contrast to those three months earlier.

What the Dodgers Are Planning to Honor One of the Greats

Baseball legend Don Newcombe, who won both the NL MVP and Cy Young Award in the same season, died this week at age 92. To honor his legacy, which dates to the storied franchise's days in Brooklyn, the Dodgers will wear a special "No. 36" patch this season.

Things Are Heating Up in Santa Anita

Temperatures are a little chilly, for Southern California, but there's a heat wave coming to Santa Anita this weekend. Grab your spoons, the Santa Anita Chili Cook-Off is Saturday.

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