California State Parks Launching New Reservation SystemVisitors to California state parks can reserve campgrounds and lodging with a new booking system launching next week.
Lawmaker Seeks To Ban Smoking On California State Beaches, ParksMarin County Assemblymember Marc Levine wants to ban smoking on all California state beaches and state parks.
California State Parks Offer Free Passes On Black FridayMore than one hundred California State Parks are handing out free parking passes on Black Friday.
Best Places To Buy Graduation Gifts In The Bay AreaYou don't need to be enrolled as a student to walk into these university bookstores. Look at some of the other options for unique gift ideas for the grad, including American-made, San Francisco-headquartered classics.
Drought Prompts Shutdown Of Showers At California State BeachesThe outdoor showers at beaches across drought-stricken California will be shut off to save water, so surfers and sunbathers will have to get creative this summer when it comes time to shake off the sand.
4th Of July Safety At California State Parks During The DroughtThe holiday weekend is expected to be a busy one for many California state parks, and officials are reminding people to be safe outdoors.
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The Last Man Standing In Marin County's China CampFrank Quan walks the long pier to his fishing boat most days at China Camp in Marin County. He has been doing this for more than 80 years. Quan is the last resident of this historic fishing village.
Bogus Shark Warning Signs Posted In Santa Cruz CountySeveral shark warning signs found posted in the Pleasure Point area of Santa Cruz were fake, state parks officials said Thursday. The bogus signs warned people of two shark sightings and one shark attack recently.
Audit Reveals That California Does Not Track Costs Of Operating ParksA new audit finds that the state Department of Parks and Recreation does not know how much it costs to operate each of California’s 270 state parks, beaches and recreational areas.
California State Parks Employees Found Bowling On Company TimeOn state time, driving state vehicles and transporting state workers flown in from Southern California for training, State Department of Parks and Recreation employees dined, bowled and laughed, a CBS Sacramento investigation has learned.
Audit Confirms California Parks Underreported Funding For 19 Years A new audit confirms that staff at the California Department of Parks and Recreation intentionally under-reported the amount of money in its accounts for at least 19 years.