It is critical right now for Californians to reconnect with their state parks; appreciate their value; embrace them as part of California's future and ensure that they are preserved for generations to come.
California is the eighth largest economy in the world, and it has a debt burden to match. As large as California's liabilities are, they are exceeded by its assets. That makes Assembly Bill 750 particularly significant.
California's real problem is the system we all have built: the initiative process and its consultants, the lobbying culture that profits from inexperienced legislators with term limits, minority rule of the budget, and so on.
The six propositions we will get to vote on in May are Schwarzenegger gimmicks that would cripple the state's ability to function, throw us further into debt, and roll back a small handful of fiscal victories.