Lake Elsinore goes to the dogs with completion of Summerly Community Park

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Lake Elsinore Mayor Pro Tem Bob Magee gets a cuddle from his dog Zoey as he welcomes those gathered to celebrate the completion of Summerly Community Park Wednesday, March 4. The newly completed park includes a dog park, shaded play areas and soccer and baseball fields. Valley News/Courtesy photo
Lake Elsinore has gone to the dogs. Dogs of all shapes and sizes now have a place of their own to frolic and play at the city’s recently completed Summerly Community Park. The city celebrated the milestone Wednesday, March 4, with a ribbon cutting and a “pawsome” celebration that included a special invitation to the canines who call the city home. “Don’t let it ever be said that a politician won’t share the stage,” Lake Elsinore Mayor Pro Tem Bob Magee said in his opening remarks as he petted his dog Zoey, who sat atop the podium observing the crowd. “We are truly blessed as we sit here in this valley.” Magee said that the planning for Summerly Community Park began 40 years earlier, following the devastating floods of 1980 that destroyed homes and knocking out po
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