Park Closures Just Don't Pencil Out

The governor's plan to shut parks to save $22 million won't make a dent in the projected deficit and doesn't account for the effect shutting them would have on communities. 

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  • Fourth of July Celebrations Around the Desert (296) - Desert Entertainer
    ... at the park until 6 p.m. Road closures around the park are scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. Private vehicles will not be allowed into the park...
    07/4/2014 - 6:25 am | View Link
  • Firefighters Gain Upper Hand On Banner Fire; Blaze 40% ... - KPBS
    Fire erupts in central San Diego County -
    07/4/2014 - 4:08 am | View Link
  • Breckenridge announces road closures for holiday festivities - Summit Daily News
    There also will be closures on Park Avenue, Ski Hill Road and French Street, among others, during the fireworks show.
    07/3/2014 - 1:46 pm | View Link
  • Orlando fireworks show: Traffic, road closures and detours - Orlando Sentinel
    ... as well as road closures, detour signs, police and parking assistants. The city's Fireworks at the Fountain in downtown's Lake Eola Park draws...
    07/3/2014 - 10:15 am | View Link
  • July Fourth celebration prompts street closures - Beaumont Enterprise
    Fourth of July Celebration at Riverfront Park will cause several road closures in Beaumont starting at noon. Street closures include: Main...
    06/30/2014 - 2:37 pm | View Link
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  • Road Closures Planned For Pride Festival, Parade
    A number of roads will be closed for the Pride Festival and the Pride Parade this weekend.
    06/19/2014 - 6:19 pm | View Link
  • Billings fire announces Fourth of July closures
    Certain areas in Billings will be closed for the Fourth of July beginning on Monday.
    06/19/2014 - 12:24 pm | View Link
  • Road Closure Notice: 2014 Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon & 5K
    The Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon & 5K gets underway this Sunday, June 22, 2014 at 7:30 a.m., with some 7,000 participants lacing up to run and walk the race. The Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon ...
    06/19/2014 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Glacier National Park Reports Rain, Snow and Closures
    Glacier National Park takes a beating from rain and even snow.
    06/18/2014 - 9:40 pm | View Link
  • Part-time Zion trail closures begin this week; will allow for improvements
    ZION NATIONAL PARK, Utah - The National Park Service has started part-time closures on popular Zion National Park trails as they work to improve the paths. The Hidden Canyon Trail and portions of the East Rim and Observation Point trails will be closed from Monday through Thursday starting this ...
    06/17/2014 - 2:35 pm | View Link
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  • Starved Rock trail closures send hikers, tourists to nearby Matthiessen State Park
    UTICA, Illinois — Trail closures at Starved Rock State Park have meant more visitors to the neighboring Matthiessen State Park in northern Illinois. Mark McConnaughhay is superintendent for the two parks. He tells The News Tribune in LaSalle (http://bit ...
    07/31/2014 - 3:37 am | View Link
  • Lollapalooza Street Closures in Effect in Grant Park Area
    As America’s largest music festival, Lollapalooza, returns to Chicago this weekend, the Office of Emergency Management and Communications is reminding the public of the street closures and traffic impacts in the Grant Park area, some of which have ...
    07/31/2014 - 2:15 am | View Link
  • Child hit by car at Elizabeth Park in serious condition, road closures in place as police investigate
    A CHILD is in a serious condition in hospital after being hit by a car at Elizabeth Park this morning. The crash occurred just after 8.30am on Midway Rd and the child has been taken to the Women’s and Children’s Hospital. Midway Rd is closed to all ...
    07/30/2014 - 2:22 pm | View Link
  • Cameron Park street closures during Tri-Waco Triathlon
    Areas in downtown Waco and Cameron Park will be blocked until 1 p.m. Sunday during the annual Tri-Waco Triathlon. Access to Cameron Park will be limited during the event. • Partial closure on MLK between I-35 and Herring • Washington Street between ...
    07/25/2014 - 6:55 am | View Link
  • Center of Gravity park, beach and road closures
    Starting Friday, July 25 through till Sunday, July 27, public access to City Park will be restricted for Center of Gravity. The public washrooms, water park, skateboard park, tennis courts and a portion of Hot Sands Beach will remain open and accessible to ...
    07/24/2014 - 4:29 am | View Link
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  • Park Closures
    Park Closures at Grapevine Lake . The following link provides all park closure information for all lakes and parks in the US Army Corps of Engineers Fort ...
    07/31/2014 - 8:07 am | View Website
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
    Park Status at Lake O' the Pines . Buckhorn Creek Campground (Gate House: 903-665-8261) Open. Brushy Creek Campground (Gate House: 903-777-3491)
    07/30/2014 - 6:31 pm | View Website
  • Alerts | NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
    During periods of fire and flood, full and partial park closures are put in place in NSW national parks and reserves to protect you, our parks and neighbouring ...
    07/30/2014 - 6:02 pm | View Website
  • Park Closures and Notices
    Park Closures and Notices. Drought Conditions Affecting Park Usage; Fire Weather - Related Park and Trail Restrictions; Weather Information; Storm-Related Information
    07/30/2014 - 1:16 pm | View Website
  • Field & Skate Park Closures | Highlands Ranch
    AYL Warriors, HRCA, HRSA, HRYFA, REAL & DCSA & Field Reservations and Rentals. All fields are Open. U pdated Thursday, May 15, 2014. The Stone Mountain Elementary ...
    07/30/2014 - 8:08 am | View Website
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