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Around Town: Using bright colors, outdoor installation radiates with positive words

Original post made on Oct 10, 2020

In the latest Around Town column, news about an outdoor installation that exudes positivity, the long-awaited reopening of Palo Alto playgrounds and a first look inside Caltrain's new electrified train cars.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Saturday, October 10, 2020, 7:23 AM

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Posted by eileen
a resident of College Terrace
on Oct 10, 2020 at 9:15 am

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"The public is also advised to not bring food, drinks, or toys if they visit a playground."
Does that mean parents or nannies can't bring snacks for their kids while at the park?
What is the reasoning behind that?

Posted by Resident
a resident of Community Center
on Oct 10, 2020 at 8:31 pm

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I understand the intention that would apply in normal times but am I the only one who thinks “Take More Chances” is not the right messaging at this time? Who is scrutinizing this?

Posted by Jane
a resident of Ventura
on Oct 11, 2020 at 12:24 am

Jane is a registered user.

This is exactly the right message. People need to stop being terrified out of all proportion to risk in context. We're 6 months into lockdown with heavy fear messaging, we have to live with the virus along with other risks, and it's time to turn that fear focus back around.

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