Candlestick Point Recreation Area and a handful of other parks recently dodged the executioner when Gov. Jerry Brown agreed to allocate $10 million to the state park system, buying more time for officials to find the alternative funding needed to keep them open.
Since California State Parks originally anticipated the closure of 70 parks Sunday, officials were relieved to discover that services at 65 of those sites would not be shut down— at least for now. Read More
Cities and nonprofit groups seem likely to save as many as half of the 70 state parks destined for closure under the latest proposed state budget. But tiny Candlestick Point Recreation Area in the Bayview may not be so lucky.
Candlestick Point officials are still frantically searching for funding to keep the park’s facilities open before services are discontinued on July 1 due to state budget cuts. Read More