• 10 best new Bay Area restaurants - 01/27/2015 04:15 PM PST
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    California parks: New funding, better accountability needed to stop decline, new report says

    California's venerable state parks -- from sunny Los Angeles beaches to towering redwoods in the Santa Cruz Mountains -- are under 'serious stress' and suffering from declining budgets, shorter hours, higher fees, a $1.3 billion maintenance backlog and outdated technology.
     
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    10 best new Bay Area restaurants

    Looking for a terrific place to take your sweetheart? These 10 Bay Area restaurants opened within the last year -- and they delight on every front, from the Spanish dazzle of Jen Biesty's Shakewell to the savoir faire of Guillaume Bienaime's Zola and the Japanese inspiration at Michael Mina's Pabu. 
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