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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...

State Parks Closure Presents Unique Dilemma

AP | By JASON DEAREN | Posted 09.16.2011 | San Francisco

CHINA CAMP STATE PARK, Calif. -- Floating in the bay just outside 85-year-old Frank Quan's house, a replica Chinese junk named after his mother rocks ...