California State Parks Director Steps Down California's state parks director has abruptly announced his retirement, just 19 months after he took control of a department that had been rocked by years of fiscal mismanagement.
Man Facing Charges In California Burl Poaching A Northern California man is facing charges in connection with the cutting of knobby growths from an old growth redwood tree.
California Parks Whistleblower Says He Was IgnoredJoe Hopkins is an environmental scientist there. He’s raised red flags with the state parks department about the growing devastation of desert habitat. He says no one listened. Even worse, he says supervisors retaliated against him.
Best Places To Entertain Grandparents On A Budget In SacramentoGrandparents love to take the grandchildren places and spoil them when they come to visit. Here are some great places where grandpa and grandma get a discount on admission, and the children have a blast.
65 California State Parks Will Temporarily Stay OpenCalifornia parks officials say 65 of the 70 state parks slated for closure will temporarily remain open due to new money from the state budget.
Assembly Bill Aims To Protect State ParksRobert Hanna, the great-great grandson of naturalist John Muir, knows how important state parks are to California, and seeing 70 of them on the closure list is something he's not taking lightly.
Most California State Parks Slated To Close Will Remain OpenA state parks official says only a fraction of the 70 California parks originally slated to close this summer because of budget cuts will actually be shut down.
70 State Parks To Close Due To Budget CutsBudget cuts are forcing the closure of up to 70 California State parks.