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Jackson Update: California State Park Status

July 2, 2013 by   - () Comments Off on Jackson Update: California State Park Status

Maj. Gen. Anthony Jackson

California’s beloved state parks have been in the news in recent months but not always in a good way, KPBS Radio, San Diego, reported.

Last year, the public learned that state park officials were keeping millions of dollars in surplus funds, even when state budget cuts threatened to close 70 parks.

Since that time, there’s been a change at the top and a retired Marine general from Fallbrook, Calif., has been named to head the agency.

Maj. Gen. Anthony Jackson is hoping to bring big changes to the way the state parks are managed.

Click here to listen to the 20-minute interview.

Click here to read a transcript of the interview.

 

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