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Parks and water improvements likely to be on California's 2018 ballot

Henry W. Coe State Park (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Henry W. Coe State Park (Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)

Californians likely will see a $4-billion bond to fund improvements to parks and water infrastructure on the 2018 statewide ballot.

State lawmakers passed the bond early Saturday morning, and Gov. Jerry Brown has pledged to sign it.

"This is the single-largest investment in the history of the United States to park-starved communities," said Sen. President Pro Tem Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles), the author of the measure, SB 5. 

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