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Yosemite restoration of 1917 Laundry Building showcases ‘almost erased’ history of Chinese workers

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A Chinese laundry facility built in 1917 has been restored and opened to the public to honor the “almost erased” history of the Chinese migrant workers who built vital roads in Yosemite National Park and supported its foundations since 1874.

Cultural significance: The building served a generation of Chinese workers who were employed at the historical Victorian-style Wawona Hotel, which has existed since 1856.

Cupertino Woman D‌i‌e‌s After Ice and Rocks Fall on Her at Yosemite

A woman from Cupertino, California d‌i‌e‌d while hiking a closed trail inside the Yosemite National Park on February 24 at around 12:30 p.m.

The woman, identified as 56-year-old Xuan Wang, went through the Mist Trail, a popular trail in Yosemite Valley that is usually closed down this time of year due to ice and other hazardous conditions, according to National Park Service.

Thrill-seeking Indian Couple Reportedly Fell to Their D‌‌e‌‌at‌‌‌h‌s While Taking Selfie at Yosemite

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An Indian couple who d‌i‌‌e‌‌d after falling from a Yosemite National Park overlook last week were reportedly trying to take a selfie when they lost their balance.

The pair, identified as 29-year-old Vishnu Viswanath and 30-year-old Meenakshi Moorthy, fell about 800 feet from the popular attraction located in California’s Sierra Nevada mountains, according to the National Park Service