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Californians Love Taxes, Not Government Reform

March 29 (Bloomberg) -- A funny thing happened after California officials announced the shutdown of 70 state parks in the face of an estimated $33 million in budget cutbacks: Private companies, wealthy donors, nonprofit organizations and local governments came up with ways to keep many parks open.

Eleven parks have already been dropped from the closing list, and the parks agency is holding workshops to teach community groups how to run a state park.