The Observer

No pity for Slide the City

Opinions columnist Sarah Jawhari weighs in on the dangers and poor taste of Slide the City, a national slip 'n slide event.

Sarah Jawhari, Staff Reporter

May 19, 2015

In the face of one of the most severe droughts on record, cities in California took action to ban ‘Slide the City’ from setting up shop for the summer. The seasonal waterslide spans 1,000 feet, and requires a waiver and an online sign-up before participants can hit the water. Los Angeles’ Department...

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