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Zoomars Dinosaur

By Mardel Hervey, San Juan Capistrano

Mr. Nieblas, are you kidding? He has nothing better to do than be upset over Zoomars Petting Zoo’s dinosaur? Mr. Nieblas, you should be happy such an attraction is in our town. A creature of prehistoric renown is well suited to our “historical” Los Rios Street. Young visitors to Zoomars will light up with excitement, bringing smiles to all seeing the wonder of our past.

Kids can’t skateboard, rollerblade or bike anywhere, anytime like we used to. Golly, Mr. Nieblas, a harmless dinosaur setting “a dangerous precedent?” Only if it were to come alive, and we should allow that to happen through our imagination!

I don’t understand Mr Nieblas’ real reason for this vitriolic opinion. I wonder if it’s because Ms. Franks didn’t ask Mr. Nieblas’ permission first. Ms. Franks said she was under time constraints and was going to follow through to get a permit.

What about those of us whose “ire” is not up but tickled we have a new, unique resident among our ancestors and us. Mr. Nieblas, lighten up and get a life! You are a bully!

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