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Column - March 2, 2012

Keep the waterslides open

by Jeb Bing

The East Bay Regional Park District wants to close the Shadow Cliffs waterslides in Pleasanton for good. It's already said it won't open the slides this summer, no doubt disappointing the 26,000 who used them last year. But with park district inspectors declaring the slides unsafe and with repairs estimated at $400,000, the park district, never a fan of the slides and its longtime operator Glenn Kierstad, wants to replace them with something less costly to operate, such as an interpretive center. That should keep the summer crowds coming!

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