In this 2014 photo, diners eat lunch in the historic Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite. The names of iconic hotels and other facilities in the world-famous Yosemite National Park will soon change in an ongoing battle over who owns the intellectual property, park officials said Thursday. The famed Ahwahnee Hotel will become the Majestic Yosemite Hotel, and Curry Village will become Half Dome Village, park spokesman Scott Gediman said.
In this 2014 photo, diners eat lunch in the historic Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite. The names of iconic hotels and other facilities in the world-famous Yosemite National Park will soon change in an ongoing battle over who owns the intellectual property, park officials said Thursday. The famed Ahwahnee Hotel will become the Majestic Yosemite Hotel, and Curry Village will become Half Dome Village, park spokesman Scott Gediman said. Mark Crosse Associated Press
In this 2014 photo, diners eat lunch in the historic Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite. The names of iconic hotels and other facilities in the world-famous Yosemite National Park will soon change in an ongoing battle over who owns the intellectual property, park officials said Thursday. The famed Ahwahnee Hotel will become the Majestic Yosemite Hotel, and Curry Village will become Half Dome Village, park spokesman Scott Gediman said. Mark Crosse Associated Press

Yosemite names are the people’s property

January 16, 2016 3:18 PM

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Joe Tarica is senior editor for The Tribune. He writes the Joetopia column on current events and life in SLO County. You may not always want to live in Joetopia, but you can still stop by, say "hi," and join the conversation. Reach him at jtarica@thetribunenews.com .