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National Parks Call On Americans To ‘Find Your Park’

After nearly 100 years, the National Park Service holds some of the country’s most beautiful and historic places, though it also suffers from an $11 billion backlog of unfunded maintenance and a visitor base that’s aging and mostly white.

6 hours ago

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Caltrans To Spend $10M On Bridge That Will Allow Mountain Lions To Cross 101 Freeway

Caltrans will build a $10 million bridge spanning the 101 Freeway allowing mountain lions and other wild animals access across the busy roadway.

07/26/2014

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Remote Camera Captures 10-Month-Old Mountain Lion Kittens Feeding

Two 10-month-old mountain lion kittens appear healthy after a remote camera operated by the National Park Service in the Santa Monica Mountains captured them enjoying a meal of mule deer recently.

02/26/2014

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Large Marijuana Farm Discovered, Raided In Topanga State Park

A marijuana farm in Topanga State Park, that was originally discovered by California State Park Rangers, was raided on Friday.

08/12/2013

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Rubel Castle In Glendora On The Verge Of Getting National Historic Recognition

Rubel Castle, which is tucked away in a quiet Glendora neighborhood, may soon be getting attention on the national stage.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/07/2013

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Fieldtrip: Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks

Standing just 5 hours from the towering skyscrapers of downtown Los Angeles is a forest filled with giants created by Mother Nature. Beyond the big trees, Sequoia and Kings Canyon offer the same great hiking opportunities and Sierra Nevada vistas as Yosemite, but with far fewer crowds.

CBS Los Angeles–06/15/2012