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California State Parks: The parks will remain open, but they’re not out of danger

Mount Diablo State Park (Brian Murphy/Walnut Creek, CA)

After months of threats to close up to 100 California state parks due to budget woes, last week the governor announced that all 279 of the state’s parks will remain open

Thanks go out to everyone, from Save Mount Diablo, to my many readers who sent e-mails and letters to the governor asking him NOT to close our parks, to the Center for Biological Diversity’s California e-activists, who sent more than 3,500 letters requesting not to close the parks.
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Posted on Monday, October 5th, 2009
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