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Editorial: State parks system needs to be open to new ideas

Editorial: State parks system needs to be open to new ideas

August 14, 2014

The system was plagued by financial problems two years ago, to the point where community groups were forced to raise money to keep the gates and doors to state parks and historical areas open. Things are better now from a financial standpoint, but other than a needed change at the top when Ruth Coleman resigned [...]

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Drought Starting to Kill Salmon in Klamath Basin

Drought Starting to Kill Salmon in Klamath Basin

July 25, 2014

A recent survey of 90 miles of the Salmon River on found 55 dead adult salmon and more dead juveniles than would be expected this time of year, Sara Borok, an environmental scientist for the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, said Thursday. About 700 live fish were counted in cool pools fed by springs. [...]

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The State Budget and Education Funding: 2014-15 and Beyond

The State Budget and Education Funding: 2014-15 and Beyond

June 25, 2014

Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE), in partnership with EdSource, presents California’s Legislative Analyst Mac Taylor on Governor Brown’s May Revision of the 2014-15 state budget, what it means for schools and the fiscal outlook for education funding generally. The Legislative Analyst’s Office has built an outstanding reputation for objective and useful analysis of complex [...]

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