Kelly McCarthy comments on “How Yosemite Lost Its Historic Names – And May Win Them Back” for the San Francisco Chronicle

March 2016

The story of how Yosemite National Park lost the names of some of its most storied landmarks isn’t simply a tale of opportunism by a profit-hungry company.

It’s a long, tangled chronology of action — and inaction — that goes beyond Yosemite’s former concessions contractor, Delaware North, which succeeded in trademarking the titles of a handful of park properties, including the famed Ahwahnee Hotel and Curry Village.