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LA County Playgrounds Are Reopening. We Tagged Along With A Family On Their First Trip Back.

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3-year-old Francis Dacono enjoys the slide on his first trip back to El Cariso Park in Sylmar since its playground reopened. (Mariana Dale/LAist)
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The yellow caution tape that’s surrounded many of Los Angeles area playgrounds since the start of the coronavirus pandemic disappeared this month after the state issued new safety guidelines.

(We’ve been keeping track of what’s open here.)

The Dacono family -- mom, dad, and 3-year-old son Francis -- returned to the playground at El Cariso Park in Sylmar on Saturday for the first time in more than six months. We tagged along.

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