Kare’s Santa Fe Dam Project Featured in San Gabriel Valley Tribune
July 11, 2011
In the shadow of the Santa Fe Dam's southwest corner sits a nondescript triangle of land dotted by a few trees, some scrubby bushes and concrete rubble.
Dam keepers once lived in a home there, but the lot has been vacant since the mid-70s when the house was torn down.
If David Carson Sr. has his way, a youth sports park serving hundreds of children could soon rise in its place.
Carson, director of development for Arcadia-based Kare Youth League, said the 14-acre site will eventually feature fields for baseball, soccer and football, as well as a gymnasium for indoor sports such as basketball.
Kare Youth League, founded in East Pasadena in 1931, uses sports as an avenue to build character among the region's youth…