30 Jun '12, 9am

Care2 Success! Most California State Parks Avoid Closure | Care2 Causes

Care2 Success! Most California State Parks Avoid Closure | Care2 Causes

Thanks to the hard work of thousands of activists around the state, nearly all of the 70 California state parks originally slated for closure on July 1 will remain open, at least for now. And thanks also to the over 12,000 Care2 members who signed our petition , asking Governor Brown not to close these parks. You probably know that California’s spectacular outdoors has been going through a crisis: 70 of its 279 state parks had been set to close next Sunday because of budget cuts . At the direction of Governor Jerry Brown and lawmakers last year, the parks department had targeted the parks for closure based on attendance and how much revenue they generated. Specifically, Brown proposed a $22 million permanent general fund cut to the California Department of Parks and Recreation. This meant that 70 iconic places would no longer be available to the public, including beautiful...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/care2-success-most-california...

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Animals Should Not Be Used As Football "Oracles" | Care2 Causes

Animals Should Not Be Used As Football "Oracles...

care2.com 30 Jun '12, 8pm

In a fervor to foretell the fate of the football teams in the European Championship matches, many are turning to animals t...

All Calories (and All Foods) Are Not Created Equal | Care2 Causes

All Calories (and All Foods) Are Not Created Eq...

care2.com 01 Jul '12, 4am

A recent study makes the point that what you eat matters as much as how much you eat. That is, 100 calories of carrot stic...

Fred Karger, Gay Republican, Ends POTUS Bid | Care2 Causes

Fred Karger, Gay Republican, Ends POTUS Bid | C...

care2.com 01 Jul '12, 1am

Fred Karger, the first ever openly gay Republican nominee for POTUS, ended his campaign this week, but he’s not going quie...

What to Do When You See A Dog in a Hot Car | Ca...

care2.com 01 Jul '12, 6am

I saw a dog in the backseat of a car when I went to use an ATM. It was hot enough that I left my own dog at home that day....

U.S. Senate Cracks Down on Animal Fighting | Ca...

care2.com 30 Jun '12, 6am

A provision in the Senate-approved Farm Bil l that would impose tough sentences and harsh fines for attendees of dogfights...

6 Reasons Coffee Isn't So Bad For You After All...

care2.com 06 Jul '12, 4pm

While the article you linked to is much more detailed than the Care2 article, I feel that it is as flawed with it's reject...

Peaceful Anti-Nuclear Protest Flourishes in Tokyo | Care2 Causes

Peaceful Anti-Nuclear Protest Flourishes in Tok...

care2.com 30 Jun '12, 5am

Tens of thousands of protesters gathered outside of the national Parliament building in Tokyo on Friday to protest the res...

05:37: UPDATED: Disraeli Bridge closure Nb R11 ...

winnipegtransit.com 06 Jul '12, 6pm

Service Advisory Disraeli Bridge closure As of 18:00, routes 11, 44, 45, 47 are under the effect of a detour. This detour ...

An App To Get the Koch Bros. Out of Your Life | Care2 Causes

An App To Get the Koch Bros. Out of Your Life |...

care2.com 24 Jun '12, 6am

Whether you want to or not, you may be supporting the Koch Brothers, the billionaire, secretive industrialists who are har...

Featured Clover Starbucks: San Clemente, California

Featured Clover Starbucks: San Clemente, Califo...

starbucksmelody.com 30 Jun '12, 8am

By the way, if you like reading about and seeing Clover Starbucks photos, I have a category of them here . Generally speak...

Google Site Helping Save Endangered Languages

Google Site Helping Save Endangered Languages

care2.com 30 Jun '12, 1pm

When a language is lost, so is a culture, along with its speakers’ stories, their beliefs, their courtship rituals, their ...

Adopting An Animal Could Save Your Life, Too | ...

care2.com 07 Jul '12, 3am

Ten years ago I rescued Toby (a mix with a bit of doberman and a bit of lots of other things) who was running literally wi...

The "So what?" to DoD's reprogramming of $8 bil...

defensenews.com 30 Jun '12, 2pm

Pakistan’s refusal to let NATO access its ports and roads into Afghanistan has cost the U.S. Defense Department more than ...

Abbey Bridge Closure

nctx.co.uk 02 Jul '12, 3pm

Abbey Bridge has been closed due to a fire over the weekend and our Maroon Line 13, 14 and Worklink W1 buses are being div...