California Activists Band Together to Keep State Parks Open
When California announced last year that it would cut costs by shutting down a whopping 70 state parks, many residents were understandably outraged, and some started fighting to keep the parks open. And now, with less than a week until the closure deadline, the state parks department has signed partnership agreements with 22 outside groups—most of them nonprofits—allowing them to operate parks on their own.
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California Activists Band Together to Keep State Parks Open

When California announced last year that it would cut costs by shutting down a whopping 70 state parks, many residents were understandably outraged, and some started fighting to keep the parks open. And now, with less than a week until the closure deadline, the state parks department has signed partnership agreements with 22 outside groups—most of them nonprofits—allowing them to operate parks on their own.

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  2. sedona-hiker reblogged this from good and added:
    Good to know there are a lot of people willing to pitch in and keep the state parks open. And to give credit where it is...
  3. radicalpostbacc reblogged this from amongtheswayingcrowd and added:
    Thanks Bonnie! and dcmc-fan, thanks for responding as well. This definitely makes more sense and I have a much better...
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  7. thefirstwetnosaur reblogged this from radicalpostbacc and added:
    As amongtheswayingcrowd mentioned earlier, it’s a combination of a tax-system that not only does not consistently bring...
  8. amongtheswayingcrowd reblogged this from radicalpostbacc and added:
    It’s a few years old, but this article discusses the effects of Proposition 13 three decades later.
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    go visit columbia state park! keep it open!
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    Yessss!!!!
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    YES!
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