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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...

SAVED! (For Now)

AP | JASON DEAREN | Posted 08.28.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — With a busy Fourth of July week looming, California parks officials announced Thursday that 65 of the 70 state parks once slated...

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...

DUH! San Francisco Parks System Ranked Best In The Country

Sarah Medina | Posted 05.23.2012 | San Francisco

As if San Francisco needed another trophy to add to its already impressive mantlepiece, the city's park system has been crowned the best in America am...

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...

Aaron Sankin

Should Private Owners Be Allowed To Take Over California State Parks?

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 03.09.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Transferring many of California's state parks to private operation was among a number of suggestions, according to a recent Californi...

169 Ways To Tackle California's State Parks

Trazzler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

While America's national parks get the full Ken-Burns treatment, state parks protect vast swaths of the country's natural and historic treasures witho...