A day in the park isn’t against the rules

Caution tape hangs from playground equipment at Westmorland City Park on Saturday. The park was closed by the city to keep residents and visitors safe from the spread of COVID-19. PHOTO VINCENT OSUNA

BRAWLEY — The status of local parks amid the governor’s recent stay-at-home order and local emergency declarations remains a point of confusion, as evidenced by Rosanna Bayon Moore’s Sunday.

Brawley’s city manager said she had spent a good part of her day fielding calls in response to an article that appeared in the Sunday edition of this newspaper. The article described the number of parks in the region that remain open and the number of people availing themselves of them.

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