Vallejo Home, Mission closed Mondays
The Gen. Vallejo Home and the Mission San Francisco Solano are shuttered on Mondays, but it's not directly because of the state budget fiasco.
The two historic buildings have been closed Mondays because of a lack of staff.
Mary Pass, the Silverado Sector Superintendent for the Sonoma State Historic Parks, said because of unfilled vacancies and staff who are out on medical conditions, the park can't keep the buildings open.
"We just don't have enough staff," she said.
The Barracks will remain open as it is staffed with volunteers from the Sonoma/Petaluma State Historic Parks Association. The Petaluma Adobe, on the other hand, is currently closed on weekends and is only open on weekdays for school groups. Pass said she didn't know what would happen at the Petaluma Adobe when the school programs end.
"We haven't been able to fill vacant positions," Pass said. "And we don't know what is going to happen in Sacramento."
Pass didn't know whether or not there might be any cutbacks mandated by Sacramento as a result of the continuing budget fiasco.
Gov. Jerry Brown wants to make about $12.5 billion in cuts coupled with about $12.5 billion in continuing taxes, but he hasn't been able to convince enough Republicans in the Legislature to approve a ballot measure to let voters decide on the taxes.
The Gen. Vallejo Home, the Mission and the Barracks were closed one day a week from November 2009 until June 2010 because of budget constraints. State employees had to take three furlough days a month under former Gov. Schwarzenegger's administration.