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Tag: California Department of Parks and Recreation

California’s Parks System Looks For Solutions

June 3, 2013 | 4:01 pm

California’s Parks System Looks For Solutions

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California’s embattled state parks system is preparing to take a good, long look in the mirror. On Monday morning, State Parks Director Anthony Jackson and Natural Resources Secretary John Laird announced the formation of a special commissionthat will spend the next year and a half analyzing the system’s problems and recommending long-term solutions. The commission […]

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Will Locals Keep Paying for State Parks They Saved?

May 22, 2013 | 5:50 am

Will Locals Keep Paying for State Parks They Saved?

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Two years ago this month, the California Department of Parks & Recreation announced a list of 70 parks it planned to close. Park lovers rallied, giving their time and money to pick up the parks the state was willing to drop off. There is no closure list now, and the department is under new management, […]

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