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L.A.'s Budget Crisis Won't Shorten Park Hours this Summer

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Library hours and days may be cut, but parks in Los Angeles will remain open during regular hours this Summer, the Daily News is reporting. However, when the busy season ends and students go back to school in the Fall, that story might change. "We are committed to remaining open when we are the busiest," said Jon Mukri, who heads up the department, to the a city council parks panel. "But, with all the reductions we are facing, it will be hard to continue some programs." The city, for one, will stop subsidizing the golf courses and raise fees to keep them solvent.