Ruth Coleman

California's Department of Parks and Recreation

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Director of California's Department of Parks and Recreation

Ruth Coleman on KCRW

Governor Brown likes to sing the praises of California's state parks as "wonderful places… to explore the magnificence of the Golden State."

California State Parks Under Stress

Governor Brown likes to sing the praises of California's state parks as "wonderful places… to explore the magnificence of the Golden State."

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In order to save money, the State is going to  shut down 70 parks  to all visitors starting early next year. How did they choose which ones to close? Can they really keep people out?

State Parks Face the Budget Axe

In order to save money, the State is going to shut down 70 parks to all visitors starting early next year. How did they choose which ones to close? Can they really keep people out?

from Which Way, L.A.?

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