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California State Parks Offers Tips for Desert State Parks this Winter Season

Thursday, December 6, 2018

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California State Parks Graduates 29 Peace Officers from Law Enforcement Academy

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 | View PDF

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California State Parks announced today the addition of 29 new peace officers to serve in the nation’s largest state park system. Yesterday, family members, friends and department staff applauded the class of cadets as they received their badges to officially make them peace officers (rangers and lifeguards).

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California State Parks Announces a Ferry Service Concession Opportunity for Angel Island State Park

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 | View PDF

TIBURON, Calif. – California State Parks today announced it is accepting proposals for a 20-year operation contract of a ferry service from the city of Tiburon to Angel Island State Park. The winning bid will equip, operate and maintain a ferry service to safely carry and retrieve park visitors traveling to/from the island. Deadline to submit proposals is Tuesday, July 31, 2018 by 2 p.m.

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Live the Parks Life in the Nation’s Largest State Park System

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 | View PDF

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California State Parks recently launched a new recruitment effort encouraging people to “Live the Parks Life” and experience the adventure, excitement and beauty by working within the nation’s largest state park system. Job opportunities are available statewide in the fields of interpretation and education, recreation, law enforcement, cultural or natural resources, administration, operations or facility maintenance.

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California State Parks Invites Visitors to Recreate Safely and Responsibly in 2018

Thursday, May 24, 2018 | View PDF

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California State Parks invites new or avid outdoor enthusiasts to invent their adventures this year within the nation’s largest state park system. The Memorial Day weekend kicks off the busiest time of the year for the 280 state parks, drawing large crowds of visitors. Whether they plan on biking, hiking, surfing, recreating on a boat or off-highway vehicle, exploring the desert or redwoods, or simply enjoying time with friends and family, it is important for them to plan ahead and learn about the parks they are visiting.

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PG&E and Division of Boating and Waterways Warn of Cold Water Hazards during Spring Snowmelt

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 | View PDF

SACRAMENTO, Calif. California’s Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) encourage water enthusiasts to take extra precautions this spring when in or near rivers. These relatively full waterways will continue to rise as snow melts and will be dangerously cold. Simple actions such as knowing the water (is it too cold or swift), knowing your limits, wearing a life jacket or simply not entering the water when conditions are deemed unsafe can save a life.

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Help save a bear! Agencies remind public to practice proper food storage, trash disposal in bear country

Monday, May 21, 2018 | View PDF

Lake Tahoe, Calif./Nev.  – Lake Tahoe agencies remind residents and visitors to practice proper food storage and trash disposal at all times while in bear country.  Intentional or unintentional feeding of bears can result in the bear being killed, fines and/or jail time for violators.  Every year law enforcement and state wildlife officers respond to hundreds of calls in which bears may pose a public safety threat and/or are damaging property.  In some cases, the animals are euthanized.  Become part of the solution and help us save our Tahoe bears!   

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