Super Bloom Draws Crowds, Chaos To Lake Elsinore

Mar 18, 2019

Lake Elsinore authorities had to call for backup from other public safety jurisdictions to help handle crowds of weekend visitors looking at the "super bloom" of poppies in the hills around the city.
Credit Screenshot from KTLA 5 Los Angeles

Thousands of visitors flocked to Lake Elsinore yesterday (Sunday) to get a look at the "super bloom" of poppies on hillsides around the city.  But the crowds grew so big that they overwhelmed Lake Elsinore public safety officials, resulting in authorities shutting the event down.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.