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State park advocates argue against proposed cuts, closings

Original post made on Jun 8, 2009

Advocates of California's state park system packed a budget conference committee meeting in Sacramento this week to argue against Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's proposal to close more than 200 state parks, including several in the Bay Area.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, June 5, 2009, 6:17 AM

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Posted by Me Too
a resident of Canyon Creek
on Jun 8, 2009 at 2:52 pm

What about the $1.6 billion remaining as part of Prop 84 (2006)? That money is allocated to a few things, one being specfically state parks.

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Posted by Nancy
a resident of Downtown
on Jun 9, 2009 at 10:56 pm

No one will die if state parks close. That cannot be said about the Governor's other proposed cuts.

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Posted by john
a resident of Downtown
on Jun 9, 2009 at 11:02 pm

Why don't we sell the land where the parks reside and use the money for essential services.

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