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Report Uncovers Shocking Information About California's Parks System

AP | JULIET WILLIAMS and JUDY LIN | Posted 03.06.2013 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Officials at the highest levels of the California Department of Parks and Recreation helped keep millions of dollars secret...

Bad News For State Parks

San Jose Mercury News | Paul Rogers | Posted 02.21.2013 | San Francisco

A new audit Friday revealed millions of dollars in unspent donations and other financial irregularities at California's state parks department, six mo...

State Parks Face A Murky Future

AP | By JASON DEAREN | Posted 08.29.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- While California found ways to keep open most of the state parks earmarked for closure due to budget cuts, the long-term future of it...

Aaron Sankin

HOORAY: Most State Parks Slated For Closure Will Be Saved

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 06.22.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- When the state's Department of Parks and Recreation announced last year it would be closing a quarter of its parks due to budget cuts...

Aaron Sankin

Did We Just Find A Way To Save State Parks?

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 05.09.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- With only weeks to go before a full quarter of California state parks are scheduled to shut their gates due to budget cuts, a pair of...

Another Obstacle To Closing State Parks

AP | By JASON DEAREN and TRACIE CONE | Posted 06.08.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Shuttering dozens of California state parks to trim millions from the state budget will take more than simply hanging a "Closed" sign...