May 24, 2010
Signs of the times...
Although mightily tempted by the cooling water jets, the toddler above stayed out of the Laurel Clark Fountain downtown, oblivious to the fact that last year kids had a grand time running through it on hot days like today.
But now the city has given in to a new state regulation requiring kids to stay out -- choosing not to challenge the new rules imposed from afar. To the adults at City Hall, this issue is nowhere near as important as extending the time limit for TIF districts, something they hired a lobbyist to get changed last year.
Earlier: 11 ways to save the fountain