There are 1.6 million acres of beaches, forests and historic sites in California’s State Park system—threatened by years of budget cuts, scandal, and mismanagement. A changing population hasn’t been showing much interest. Now a blue-ribbon commission has proposed major change, with the promise of improved maintenance and increased access in hope the next generation will use them and pay for them.
Also, the video rental store Vidiots is worth saving. That’s according to one of Hollywood’s top producers. We’ll update last week’s report on plans to close Vidiots down.
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