LOCALS AT PLAY CENTRAL PARK DRAWING RAVES IN TIME FOR SPRING.
Byline: Patricia Farrell Aidem Staff Writer
SAUGUS - The new Santa Clarita Santa Clarita, city (1990 pop. 110,642), Los Angeles co., S Calif., suburb 30 mi (48 km) NW of downtown Los Angeles, on the Santa Clara River; inc. 1987. Situated in the Santa Clara valley and nearby canyons, Santa Clarita includes the former towns of Canyon Country, Central Park, touted for first-rate playing fields, also has some hidden treasures
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2. 5-year-old Tyler Alvarado, running through a maze of playground fun Friday morning.
Under glorious blue skies, about a dozen moms and tots gathered at the park playground, testing out new toys, while parents nodded approval.
City parks officials expect crowds at the Bouquet Canyon Road park today, with the first nice weekend weather since the park opened two weeks ago. After three weekends of rain, sunny skies are due today and Sunday with local temperatures reaching a mild 64 to 70 degrees.
``It's beautiful. We waited for so long for the park to be ready and now that we're here, it's great,'' said Jodee Schantz, who pushed a jogging jogging
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The 140-acre, $5 million park boasts walking trails with spectacular views, perfectly manicured playing fields - four for softball softball, variant of baseball played with a larger ball on a smaller field. Invented (1888) in Chicago as an indoor game, it was at various times called indoor baseball, mush ball, playground ball, kitten ball, and, because it was also played by women, ladies' and four for soccer and football - a river-like drainage system Noun 1. drainage system - a system of watercourses or drains for carrying off excess water
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The opening coincided well with the final days before spring. Gentle slopes are covered in lush grass, perfect for kite flying, said Todd Green, grateful his grocery store stocking hours had switched to evenings.
``When you think about it, there aren't a lot of good places to fly kites anymore,'' he said. ``This is perfect, it's great.''
(1 -- color) Steven Eckert of Saugus, 12, rides his skateboard over the giant chessboard at Santa Clarita Central Park on Friday.
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(2 -- color) Cameron Yarbrough, 1, and mom LaShawn enjoy the swings at the new park.