State Park and Recreation Commission and Parks Forward to host public workshops

ParksForwardLogoThe State Park and Recreation Commission, in conjunction with the Parks Forward Initiative, is conducting public workshops throughout the state during September and October 2013. The workshops are being conducted to gather new ideas on how to improve efficiency, create financial sustainability, and better leverage partnerships within California State Parks. All of the meetings are webcast live on and archived on that site as well.

Upcoming workshops:

SAN DIEGO — Monday, October 14, 3:00-7:00pm

The San Diego Center for Civic Engagement
Deborah Hoffman Room
2508 Historic Decatur Rd, Ste 200
San Diego, CA 92106
619-235-2300 phone
Public Workshop Agenda – San Diego


  • Street parking for 2 hours is located on Historic Decatur Rd.
  • ANY available “VISTOR” parking space across the street from The Foundation located on Historic Decatur Rd. or in ANY of the lots across from Solare restaurant.
  • Vons parking lot is a “transient” parking, 3 hour parking.



INLAND EMPIRE — Tuesday, October 15, 3:00-7:00pm

Doubletree Ontario Airport
Lake Arrow Ballroom
222 North Vineyard Ave
Ontario, CA 91764
909-937-0900 phone
Public Workshop Agenda – Inland Empire

Self parking: (Complimentary)
Valet: $12.00 (For Special Events)


ORANGE COUNTY — Wednesday, October 16, 3:00-7:00pm

Crowne Plaza Anaheim
Mazatlan A Room
12021 Harbor Blvd
Garden Grove, CA 92840
714-867-5555 phone
Public Workshop Agenda – Orange County

Self parking: (Complimentary)
Valet: $13.00 (For Special Events)


DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES — Thursday, October 17, 3:00-7:00pm

Radisson at USC
Grand Ballroom Center
3540 S. Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90007
213-748-4141 phone
Public Workshop Agenda – Los Angeles

Radisson Hotel is pleased to offer a reduced parking rate of $10.00 for self parking and valet parking is available at $20.00 for the durations of the workshop.

Within walking distance of the USC Expo Metro stop

For future meetings of the State Park and Recreation Commission, visit the Parks Forward website HERE.

You can also follow Parks Forward on Twitter: @parksforward

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