California now faces budget cuts “beyond draconian”
One of the first targets is 200 state parks, already causing a public outcry as summer approaches.
Nearly all Bay Area state parks would close
Schwarzenegger proposes closing 80 percent of California state parks
"I'm going to work hard to keep them open, but not at the expense of things like insuring 1 million children in the Healthy Families program," said state Sen. Fran Pavley, D-Santa Monica, who chairs the Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee.