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Save Our State Parks (SOS): Keep California’s State Parks Open!

By Gary Bogue
Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009 at 8:07 am in Save Mount Diablo.

Mount Diablo by Brian Murphy, Walnut Creek, CA.
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The following is from our friends at Save Mount Diablo. (I couldn’t agree more!):

Fight State Park & beach Closures
The Governor is proposing to close 80% of State Parks … in total 221 out of 280 State Parks and beaches, including 43 here in the Bay Area. They include nearly every State owned beach, Mount Diablo and Delta State recreational areas, Mt. Tam, Henry Coe, Big Basin, Angel’s Island, Fort Ross and Salt Point for example.

This despite the fact that closing a park is almost as expensive as operating it — but without the revenues, and that our State Parks and beaches are economic drivers that generate far more local dollars than they cost to operate.

Important- this will take about 15 seconds:
This link  — http://ga3.org/campaign/budget_may09 — will allow you to send a FAX to Arnold & your legislators, asking them to minimize cuts.

Mount Diablo sunrise by Brian Murphy, Walnut Creek, CA
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OTHER QUICK LINKS:

** State Park Foundation: http://www.calparks.org/takeaction/

** Save Mount Diablo: http://www.savemountdiablo.org/home.htm

Help us keep Mount Diablo State Park open.
Sincerely, Save Mount Diablo Staff

My own added comments:
Save Mount Diablo knows what it is talking about. In the last 38 years this great organization has helped to increase the open space on and around our beautiful mountain from 6,788 acres to more than 90,000 acres. They are the best!

Please ask the Gov and your legislators to NOT close our parks. Thanks for caring. /Gary

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