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California State Parks Closing

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...

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...

My Gray Whale

John Bourne | Posted 12.27.2011 | San Francisco
John Bourne

Only 15 miles from downtown SF, Gray Whale Cove is a fiercely wild place devoid of cars, crowds and development. Next year it will be one of 70 California State Parks slated to close its doors due to budgetary shortfalls.

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...