CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 3, 2009 |
The boy found it hard not to think about getting bonked with a baseball as he played a game of catch with his father in a park in El Monte. It was early in the evening, but in the fast-fading light, Jose Rocha, 9, said the baseball looked like a wad of paper. "It's kind of hard to see it," the boy said in Lambert Park. Anxious to find savings as city coffers take a hit, El Monte turns off half the lights in all its parks. "We used to play till 8," the boy's father, also named Jose, said.