hospital."State Parks: Safe
: Back when the last budget go-round was just getting started, Gov. Schwarzenegger floated the idea of closing a whole bunch of state parks to help balance the budget. Many people -- the Journal
included -- viewed it as a ridiculous bluff, a bit of shock and awe as an opening gambit.
But after the proposal stayed on the table for a while, it was suddenly starting to seem a little more real. Then it went away completely. Then, a couple of weeks ago, it came back. Now, reports the Chron
, Schwarzenegger is announcing that all 279 California state parks will remain open. The state parks budget will be reduced to save a ludicrously paltry $14