National parks brace for cuts but not closures

By Claire Veyriras, California News Service Washington — Visitors to California’s national parks may notice more trash on the trails, longer lines at service booths and fewer rangers this summer as the pinch of the federal government’s budget problems grows increasingly difficult to overlook. Unlike the state’s park system, which is scheduled to close 54 parks […]

Budget cuts could take their toll on national parks

By Claire Veyriras, California News Service WASHINGTON — Visitors to California’s national parks may notice more trash on the trails, longer lines at service booths and fewer rangers this summer as the pinch of the federal government’s budget problems grow increasingly difficult to overlook. Unlike the state’s park system, which will close 54 parks for […]

California economy to take hit from defense cuts

By Yousur Alhlou Washington — Tens of thousands of California jobs are at stake as the Pentagon rolls out plans to reduce its budget for the first time since the 1990s. While California is less dependent on defense dollars than it was two decades ago, when drastic cuts cost the state nearly half a million jobs, […]

Reduced defense spending could put California jobs on chopping block

By Yousur Alhlou WASHINGTON D.C. – Tens of thousands of California jobs are at stake as the Pentagon rolls out plans to reduce its budget for the first time since the 1990s. Though California is far less dependent on defense dollars than it was two decades ago when drastic cuts cost the state nearly half […]