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Groveland, Calif., rises from the ashes

The Rim fire, California's third-largest on record, raged for two months. It burned 257,314 acres of the Sierra Nevada range, including 10% of Yosemite National Park, the draw that brings people through Groveland on California 120. Soon after the smoke cleared, the federal government shut down,... Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times