DOWNEY - A public groundbreaking event to signal the start of construction at Brookshire Park is scheduled for Saturday, March 8, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.The park will receive a walking trail and new playground equipment for children up to 5 years old. The equipment will be suitable for kids with special needs. The Los Angeles Conservation Corps and its project partners -- First 5 L.A., Rails to Tails Conservancy, Dake Luna Consultants and the Better World Group -- are funding the upgrades. The groundbreaking event will include arts and crafts for kids and light refreshments. Residents are invited. For questions or more information, call the city's Parks and Recreation Department at (562) 904-7238.
********** Published: Feb. 20, 2014 - Volume 12 - Issue 45