by XIMENA GUZMAN
“People say you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone. Truth is you knew what you had, you just never thought you’d lose it.” We often take things for granted, and that often leads to losing things we love. With this in mind, everyone loves how cheap McDonalds is, and the convenience of having it right next door to El Diamante. However, starting this month, it will be closed for approximately three months.
This will affect school kids that walk there during lunch and after school. They will be closing this store to remodel. In this remodel, they will make a two lane drive thru instead of just one. It should only take six weeks for the drive-thru part, but to be on the safe side they are expecting the unexpected. As a result, they are giving it a time frame of three months.
Even after they reopen, young children under the age of 12 will still be affected because Playland is going to be knocked down and rebuilt with a more modern look. I happen to work at this location, and all the employees will be dispersed into six different locations, stretching from Visalia all the way to Tulare. The last day we will be open is March 22nd.