Mon, Jul 23, 2012 -- 9:00 AM
State Parks Chief Resigns Amid ScandalDownload audio (MP3)
On Friday, State Parks director Ruth Coleman resigned in the wake of revelations that her department failed to report a $54 million surplus. Donors and advocates -- who have helped save 70 state parks from closure in recent months -- say they feel shocked and betrayed. We discuss the revelations. What will the unexpected money and the scandal mean for the future of California's state parks?
Host: Michael Krasny
- Bob Berman, vice president of the Benicia State Parks Association
- Elizabeth Goldstein, president of the California State Parks Foundation
- Matt Weiser, environment reporter for the Sacramento Bee