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Posted: Friday, May 6, 2011 12:00 am | Updated: 12:25 pm, Fri May 6, 2011.

When Chris Finch's 3-year-old daughter kept asking about DeBenedetti Park at Century Boulevard and Lower Sacramento Road on their daily drive, it piqued his curiosity.

"We saw big tractors, and thought, 'Oh cool, something is really happening.' We saw these cute sprigs of green grass, and then we were like, 'Oh no, the jungle had taken over,'" he said.

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  • Doug Chaney posted at 11:34 pm on Fri, May 6, 2011.

    Doug Chaney Posts: 1232

    Brian, it's like the other sorm drain overflow fields in Lodi that are either soggy or full of water during and after heavy rains. This project has been a joke to begin with and with Lodi losing population, doesn't need another mosquito breeding swamp disguised as a swamp at this time. The funds could be better spent cleaning up the eastside, where the city fathers conveniently herd their cheap, mostly illegal local labor pool.

  • Brian Dockter posted at 6:34 pm on Fri, May 6, 2011.

    Brian Dockter Posts: 2866

    Correct me if I'm wrong. But hasn't this park been in the planning stages for at least 15 years? And isn't the cuurent stage of the park pretty much the same as it was 15 years ago?



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