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California’s closed state parks to be overrun by pot growers, people willing to pee in the woods

By Sarah Laskow In just a few months, California will close dozens of state parks. But what does that actually mean? KQED, a rad West Coast public radio station, has a series looking deeper into the issue, and from what we can tell, closing state parks means nature’s on the loose with NO ADULT SUPERVISION. Now, that can be a good thing or a bad thing. The parks will still be open to the public.
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No California state parks will close, Gov. Schwarzenegger announces

United States / Los Angeles : L.A. Now (5 years ago)

Just months after the state threatened to close 100 parks because of budget cuts, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger announced a plan today that will keep all parks open by instead reducing maintenance, administrative staff and some facilit... Read Post

Sacramento reporter John Myers signs off public radio

United States / Los Angeles : LA Observed (3 years ago)

The state capital reporter and blogger for KQED in San Francisco (and by extension for other public radio stations around California) is going to be the political editor for Sacramento's ABC-TV affiliate. Read Post

Energy monitoring devices lets Dad bust up rager from 500 miles away

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Grist (3 years ago)

By Sarah Laskow If this were a movie, hardware and software developer David Rowe would look like a sitting duck for teen shenanigans — I mean, we don’t know the dude, but we’re pretty sure he’s a dweeby dad (or as close as you can g... Read Post

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