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>The seventh annual 2009 Top 100 Family Campgrounds list honors outstanding public outdoor recreation facilities that provide a high level of service. The guide serves as a resource for campers who are looking to plan a camping trip for this spring or summer.

A mild climate and diverse geography make California a popular state for camping with some of the most beautiful campgrounds in the U.S. Here’s a list of the top RV campgrounds in California as compiled from the “Top 100 Family Campgrounds.”
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>Thor made the loan to be used for working capital by FreedomRoads LLC, whose 47 dealerships across the country accounted for 15 percent of Thor’s RV sales in fiscal year 2009.

Principal on the 12 percent loan is due at the end of the next four years with the majority — $7.4 million — due in 2014. Interest payments are scheduled to be made quarterly.

Officials from Airstream Inc., a Thor subsidiary, recently told the Dayton Business Journal the company has doubled output since August and has recalled more than 50 workers. Airstream also plans to hire another 25 in the first quarter, bringing its employee count to 240 after hitting a low of 160 this year.
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>Despite its worst sales year since 1982, those in the recreational-vehicle industry say they have reasons to be optimistic.

RV experts say 2009 will be remembered as the year the industry bottomed out during this recession, and they’re looking forward to the recovery in 2010.

The past two years have been brutal for the RV industry, which took hit after hit in 2008 as companies in the Elkhart area slashed thousands of jobs.

Elkhart County, where roughly 60 percent of the nation’s RVs are made, saw unemployment shoot to nearly 19 percent in March.

Then in the summer the storm showed signs of breaking.
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