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Attorney General hotline for parks scandal

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That’s the voice you’ll hear if you call the California Attorney General’s Office and reach the special tip hotline for people who may have information in the matter.  A Sacramento Bee investigative report uncovered a 54-million dollar surplus in the state parks department.  The Bee says 20-million dollars of that money could have been used to avoid park cutbacks and closures.

The hotline number is 916-324-7561.

Nevada County residents contributed funds to keep Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park as well as Bridgeport along the South Yuba River open when State Parks, citing a lack of funds, said the parks here and elsewhere in California faced closing.

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