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California Parks Budget

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...

'Deeply Disappointed': California Parks Director Resigns Amid Scandal

AP | By JUDY LIN | Posted 09.19.2012 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The director of California's state parks resigned and a deputy was fired Friday after officials learned the department sat on ne...

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...

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...