A parks program in California led me to the Murray Ranch barn in the Bay Area
I don’t usually show up to my local public library in hiking gear—unfortunately, I don’t usually show up to my local public library at all—but this prompted me to dress like this.
As if the privilege of perusing books indefinitely and for free wasn’t enough, California Public Libraries began offering another perk in April: a free daily parking pass to most state park locations. from California. The initiative, funded in this year’s state budget, aims to increase access to the state park, especially for disadvantaged communities.