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Young chalk artists brighten the mood in Cuesta Park

Original post made on Mar 23, 2020

The Cuesta Park neighborhood got a lot more colorful Friday, as nearly 50 families participated in a display of sidewalk chalk art on Friday.


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Posted by Ellen Wheeler
a resident of Blossom Valley
on Mar 23, 2020 at 2:50 pm

Thank you, community artists young and old! I saw one of these chalk artpieces on my walk yesterday and it cheered me up! I hope this idea blossoms all over the city.


3 people like this
Posted by Wonderful Story But
a resident of North Bayshore
on Mar 25, 2020 at 10:40 am

Wonderful story but if they do something like this again, please double the distance out of an abundance of caution, and ensure supplies aren't shared.


Posted by Name hidden
a resident of Another Mountain View Neighborhood

on Mar 25, 2020 at 3:26 pm

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Posted by Maggie
a resident of Monta Loma
on Mar 25, 2020 at 4:22 pm

To all the chalk artists, thank you.

Please consider re-drawing again after the rains-


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Posted by "legal" distancing
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Mar 26, 2020 at 10:35 am

This seems a great, under control, way of artistic expression for young and old alike.

But - in the same Cuesta Park neighborhood, over the last several days - I have seen several groups of younger teenagers, strolling around together obviously oblivious to what the COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICE has issued as mandatory personal distancing. Groups of 8 to over a dozen.

Parents - please monitor your teens and do not let them FREE RANGE at this time.


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Posted by Take their pictures!
a resident of Another Mountain View Neighborhood
on Mar 26, 2020 at 12:28 pm

If you see a group of kids violating the social distancing, with groups of 8-12, for goodness sake, take their picture and post it to next door.
The parents may be 100% unaware when their kid says he's going out alone.


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