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  • State parks fund scandal leads to buyer's remorse for donors

     
    Coe Park donors are among several groups of supporters furious that they forked over their own money to keep parks open when the state had enough money on its own....
  • Jerry Brown wants to use $20 million to help keep parks open

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown wants to use some of the $54 million in newly discovered money stashed in various parks bank accounts to help keep dozens of troubled state parks open. Brown made the announcement in a statement Friday, as his......
  • California parks face a $54-million question

     
    California state government is facing a rare question -- what to do with extra money. Officials have announced that the parks department had a hidden $54-million surplus that had accumulated over 12 years....
  • California parks donors furious over hidden surplus

     
    John Laird, who leads the California Natural Resources Agency, expressed regret on Friday for a sweeping fund-raising effort to preserve state parks even though the department responsible for them had socked away $54 million in unreported revenue....
  • State parks' hidden money angers donors, local governments

     
    State parks scandal: After learning that the state parks system was sitting on $54 million even as officials were pleading for donations, the Californians who pitched in to save the parks now want their money back....
  • Riverside County brush fire blamed on motorized equipment

     
    A brush fire that destroyed at least one home Wednesday in Riverside County was caused by motorized equipment used to clear brush, officials said. Two firefighters sustained minor injuries battling the blaze, which broke out in a hilly, wooded area......
  • Best of the Web

     
    It’s been a while since I’ve contributed to the Best of the Web, a blog showcasing multimedia storytelling from around the Web, so I’m taking this opportunity to look back on some of the Los Angeles Times’ own multimedia. In prison...
  • The Week in Pictures | July 9-15, 2012

     
    The Week in Pictures from around the world....
  • Syrian dissidents doubtful as world leaders meet in Paris

     
    Officials from around the globe meeting in Paris on Friday agreed to seek new sanctions against Syria at the U.N. Security Council, though the key veto-wielding nations of China and Russia were absent from the gathering....
  • Villaraigosa and girlfriend Lu Parker call it quits

     
    Villaraigosa and Parker: More photos Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and television news reporter Lu Parker have broken up, a publicist for Parker said Monday. “I can confirm that Lu Parker ended her three-year committed relationship with...
  • One in six Californians had trouble feeding themselves during recession

     
    About 3.8 million Californians went hungry during the recession, according to a report by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. More than 1.1 million of those adults were in L.A. County....