they were her favorite," he said as Cori, 5, hugged him tight.
The playground's play horses and other equipment were replaced with a
modular play set.
Later that night, commissioners approved a City Council plan to spend
$50,000 for more play equipment at the park.
"And let's make sure to suggest they look into play horses when they
buy it," Commissioner Jay Kreitz said.
ALL IN GOOD FUN
While telling a story at the Fountain Valley Mayor's Breakfast last
week, Capt. Alvin "Bud" Anderson of the Army Corps took a tongue-in-cheek
shot at fellow veteran Guy Carrozzo. The mayor, whose parents were
Italian, sat smiling through it all.
"We had the worst planes back then," Anderson said. "Even the Italians
had better planes than us."
FILLING DEAD AIR
During a Fountain Valley School District board meeting, Assistant
Supt. of Business Steve McMahon was to give a presentation on the state
budget update to the board. While waiting for the projector and computer
to warm up, he was quietly prompted to keep talking until the machines
"OK . . . Keep talking . . . Have you heard the joke about . . ." he
said to fill the dead air.