Racial Divide In California's State Parks Could Squander Future FundingOne of the best parts of living in the Golden State is the ability to enjoy over 1.6 million acres of mountains, beaches and valleys protected by state parks. But a new report finds park visitors do not reflect the state's changing and diverse demographics, making the future of park funding uncertain.
Schwarzenegger: Lawmakers, Voters Get Budget BlameGov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Friday pointed the finger at lawmakers and California voters for the $6 billion deficit in the state budget he signed just a month ago.
Legislative Analyst Questions Cost Of Selling California PropertiesThe plan to sell California state office buildings contained in this year's budget will cost taxpayers $1.4 billion over 35 years, the nonpartisan legislative analyst said Wednesday.
Analyst Pegs California Budget Deficit At $25.4 BillionCalifornia's nonpartisan legislative analyst reported Wednesday that the state's budget deficit has grown to $25.4 billion, including a $6.1 billion shortfall in the spending plan Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed just weeks ago.