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California Parks Closure

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

15 State Parks Rescued By Massive Donation

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 05.18.2012 | San Francisco

When the California Department of Parks and Recreation announced last year that a full quarter of the state's parks would be shutting down due to budg...

Bay Area State Parks Fight To Stay Open

Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.05.2011 | San Francisco

Next summer, nearly 70 of California's almost 300 state parks will be forced to shut their gates due to budget cuts. However, two of the parks tar...

SAVED: Three Beloved Local Parks No Longer Face Closure

Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.07.2011 | San Francisco

Thanks to last minute action by the National Parks Service (NPS), three California state parks previously slated for closure due to budget cuts will r...