State Parks Chief Resigns Amid Scandal

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 (California Department of Parks and Recreation)

On Friday, State Parks director Ruth Coleman resigned in the wake of revelations that her department failed to report a $54 million surplus. Donors and advocates -- who have helped save 70 state parks from closure in recent months -- say they feel shocked and betrayed. We discuss the revelations. What will the unexpected money and the scandal mean for the future of California's state parks?

Guests:

Matt Weiser, environment reporter for the Sacramento Bee

Elizabeth Goldstein, president of the California State Parks Foundation

Bob Berman, vice president of the Benicia State Parks Association

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