Right climate for water parks

The gates had not yet opened at Raging Waters in San Dimas on a recent sunny morning, but assistant Girl Scout leader Brenda Mauss was already in the parking lot urging her five charges to slather on the sunscreen.

The plan was to be in line for the 10 a.m. opening to wring every drop of pleasure from the day. Admission to the water park — the state’s largest — costs $36.99. But Mauss had discount coupons from a fast-food restaurant that knocked 10 bucks off each ticket.

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