Proposition 21

The woodlands and hills of the Bolinas Ridge west of Mount Tamalpais.

Report: California Parks Will Depend On Philanthropy And Concessions

The failure of a ballot measure to create a dedicated funding source for California parks leaves the state park system dependent on donations and revenue from new concessions to prevent closures, according to a new report.


$46M Spent On Failed California Global Warming Measure

More than $46 million was spent for and against a failed November ballot measure that would have suspended California’s landmark global warming law, according to campaign finance reports filed Monday.

CBS San Francisco–01/31/2011

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Donation Drive Launched To Help California’s Cash-Strapped State Parks

Supporters of Proposition 21 haven’t given up the fight, as they have now turned to an online donation drive in an effort to raise cash.


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California State Parks Hit By Budget Ax

Access to many state parks could be limited starting on Wednesday, as reduced hours and services are expected due to a $14 million budget shortfall.


Ano Nuevo State Park

Prop. 21: Fee To Restore Ailing State Parks Rejected

California voters have rejected an $18 surcharge on motor vehicle registration fees to shore up the state park system.

CBS San Francisco–11/02/2010

Montara State Beach in San Mateo County. (CBS)

Proposition 21 Would Fund State Parks Through Vehicle Fees

State park advocates hope to leverage one California passion—driving—to support another—the great outdoors—with a fee on vehicle registrations to fund a park system in danger of decline.

CBS San Francisco–09/30/2010