Archive for June, 2012

Four California state parks get a reprieve

  Date Saturday, June 30th, 2012

Sites announced for closure Sunday Benicia State Recreation Area, the California Mining and Mineral Museum, Gray Whale Cove State Beach and Zmudowski State Beach will keep operating for the time being. SACRAMENTO California officials said Friday that only one park will be closed come Sunday, revising plans announced a day earlier to cease operations at five parks.

Yosemite National Park Needs You

  Date Saturday, June 30th, 2012

Yosemite, CA — Yosemite National Park is seeking volunteers to become a Habitat Protector of Yosemite (HaPY) Volunteer. The park's Resources Management and Science Division and Facilities Management

California state parks: new funds save many from closure

  Date Friday, June 29th, 2012

Only five of the 70 California parks on the state's closure list are expected to be shuttered or see reduced services July 1.

65 California state parks will remain open

  Date Thursday, June 28th, 2012

With a busy Fourth of July week looming, California parks officials announced Thursday that 65 of the 70 state parks once slated to close Sunday due to budget cuts will remain open.

Mexico's PAN faces possible loss Sunday in Baja California stronghold

  Date Thursday, June 28th, 2012

More than two decades after Baja California voters helped usher in a new democratic era for Mexico by electing a governor from the National Action Party (PAN), independent polls are showing the party in third place statewide in Sunday's presidential race among the state's voters.