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A dozen Calif. leaders will revamp imperiled parks

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A group of California business, education and nonprofit leaders have agreed to help revamp the state parks system in an effort to restore confidence and financial stability to an institution rocked […]

08/06/2013

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Report: Calif. parks need new operating model

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A new report from a state oversight agency says California has added more parks to its system than it can afford and should consider relinquishing control of the one-third that lack statewide significance.

03/25/2013

A couple walks past destruction from superstorm Sandy on Route 35 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey

NJ hires unemployed to fix Sandy damage in parks

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A plan to repair Superstorm Sandy damage in its state parks and beaches with unemployed workers will give work to about 1,000 people, New Jersey officials said Monday.

03/18/2013

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Prosecutor rejects Calif. AG’s parks fund report

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sacramento County’s prosecutor has rejected a report from the state attorney general on $20 million hidden by state parks officials and says she will not consider pressing charges against anyone.

01/24/2013

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Report: Top parks officials kept $20M hidden

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Officials at the highest levels of the California Department of Parks and Recreation helped keep millions of dollars secret for more than a decade, according to a report released Friday.

01/05/2013

Brown OKs state parks funding, prevents closures

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Gov. Jerry Brown announced Tuesday that he had signed several bills to keep California’s state parks open and ensure greater spending oversight after a scandal in which parks officials hid $54 […]

09/25/2012

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