Briefly, Ruth Coleman has resigned and the #2 in California State Parks has been fired over funds mismanagement issues.
It appears as State Parks has been sitting of almost $55 MILLION surplus while they have been pleading they don't have the funding to keep the parks open. The threat of closure of 70 state park units has prompted shifting funding from other sources, including the state Off-Highway Vehicle fund.
The link is to a Sacramento Bee article about the issue.
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