County park gets the go-ahead

GARDENA - Plans for a $12.5 million skate and water park in the unincorporated area of El Camino Village near Gardena were approved by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday.Alondra Park at 3353 W. Redondo Beach Blvd. will be renovated to include a 25- by 25-meter pool, 6,000 sq. ft. pool house and recreation area, 3,000 sq. ft. water play area and a 14,000 sq. ft. skate park. There will also be a new restroom, picnic shelter and "various other general improvements." The County agreed this week to put the project out to bid and contract with the "lowest responsive and responsible bidder." The park's total cost is estimated at $19.38 million after plans, consultation services, etc., paid for by the County.

********** Published: July 22, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 14