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NEWS
August 30, 1990
The city of Paramount will celebrate the opening of a five-acre park at 13330 Orizaba Ave. on Saturday. The city has spent about $2 million designing and landscaping All America Park on land donated by the state Department of Transportation. The park has a baseball diamond, a soccer field, a wading pool and a stream with waterfalls that meanders around a play island. City-sponsored festivities will begin at the park at 6 p.m.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 17, 1997 | LISA ADDISON
Instead of an $11-million overhaul, the Heritage Park Aquatics Complex will receive about $6 million in rehabilitation work under a plan approved this week by the City Council. Original plans for the city's public pool complex included a leisure park, which would have included a wading pool and recreation areas, expansion of three existing pools and the addition of landscaping, snack areas and a passenger unloading zone.
NEWS
July 7, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Malfunctioning chlorination equipment created a chlorine gas cloud over a children's wading pool at a water park, injuring 40 children and an adult who went to help them, authorities said. Twelve to 14 youngsters, all under age 5, were hospitalized in serious condition after the incident, but most of the others were released, said Laurel Kopfman of American Ambulance. Some were sent home after being checked at the scene of the accident, Wild Water Adventures, east of Fresno.
NEWS
May 7, 1992
The City Council on Tuesday approved spending up to $5,000 for a cooperative summer youth program with the Temple City Unified School District. Included will be: * Street hockey/in-line skates hockey at Longden Elementary School. * Opening the Temple City High School swimming pool for an additional three nights weekly, for a total of five. Volleyball and three six-week auto shop classes will also be offered at the high school. * Possibly a football program, at an undetermined location.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 7, 1989
The city of Lawndale will dedicate the wading pool at William Green Park in honor of the late Edward C. Roberts, one of the city's founding fathers, at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Councilman Harold E. Hofmann will conduct the ceremonies, including tributes by Herman Weinstein, a member of the Lawndale Property Owners' Assn., and Nancy Marthens, a civic activist and former member of the city Recreation Commission. Roberts' widow, Caryl, and daughter, Linda, will attend the event at the park, 4558 W.
NEWS
June 23, 1988
Ground will be broken today for a swimming pool complex at Brookside Park after three years of planning and fund raising. The complex will include a 50-meter Olympic-size pool, a 25-meter recreational pool, a diving pool and a wading pool. The 50-meter pool would be one of the few open to the public in the Los Angeles area.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 28, 1989 | TED JOHNSON, Times Staff Writer
When Redondo Beach empties two park ponds as part of a reconstruction project, John Oliver will make sure that a large population of marine life doesn't go down the drain. Oliver, Redondo Beach's city clerk, and about 40 other users of Hopkins Wilderness Park plan to save the ponds' critters by placing them in a large wading pool until workers have finished putting in new cement bottoms.
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