Open letter to dog owners
Last updated 7/26/2007 at Noon
We’ve been running our dogs at Los Jilgueros Preserve since it opened in 1990. Sometimes we visit each day, usually in the morning and late afternoon. We’ve seen kids ride their bikes there, moms push strollers, runners jog the trails, hopeful fishermen dropping a line in one of the ponds. Teenagers saunter through, lovers picnic, young families hike the trails and bird watchers train binoculars into tree branches.
We’ve also seen dog owners watch their pets defecate, then hurry on without picking up the feces.
Los Jilgueros Preserve is not a county park staffed with a crew of maint...