Hwy 17 drainage project begins

If you travel Highway 17 to do business in Santa Clara County and points beyond, be aware that Caltrans plans to make $18 million in drainage improvements beginning tonight, weather permitting. The work is to occur between Summit Road and one mile south of Bear Creek Road. Construction is set to begin Sunday, June 5 from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. and continue during these times Sunday through Thursday nights until the end of this year. Friday and Saturday work will occur between 10 p.m. and 9 a.m. Saturday or 10 a.m. Sunday mornings. Work will take place in both directions of the highway. The project's goal is to improve safety on Highway 17 by preventing the formation of concentrated runoff areas when it rains. When traveling through the construction area, use caution, slow down and expect delays. The CHP, message signs and flaggers will help motorists navigate the area. For more information about the project, visit http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist4/17wetpaving/.
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7 Responses to Hwy 17 drainage project begins

  1. Guest says:

    There is a psychological test that supposedly shows the capacity for self-restraint in young children, with the claim that the behavior carries into adult life. A marshmallow is placed in front of the child, who is told that it can be eaten. Or, if the child will wait some time (five to twenty minutes), then both the marshmallow and an additional treat can be eaten.

    Why not do this for modern weapons and ammo? The prospective buyer goes to a shooting range, obtains the desired equipment, and is allow to have exactly one shot at a target. No additional shot allowed for twenty minutes, with the equipment ready at hand. If the person has restraint, the gear can be purchased. If not, then no.

    Otherwise, there are indeed a lot of delusional people in Santa Cruz. But as long as they keep getting elected to city and county offices, there is nothing that can be done about it.

  2. Bikerscum says:

    Unfortunately, when budgets are cut, the folks least able to stand up for themselves are the ones impacted the most. I am a psychiatric nurse working in a county facility. Every year our funds are cut more and more and outpatient services have been decimated. This means even if Jared, or someone like him, had been diagnosed, there is very little follow up treatment available. Case managers can no longer have frequent contact with their clients so are unable to nip potential problems in the bud when their clients are starting to decompensate. Hence, tragedies like what happened in Arizona are becoming more frequent and we see more and more homeless mentally ill.

  3. The problem with the mental health system is that the industry is being supplanted and manipulated by drug recovery companies that hamper the correct treatment of the mentally ill by dragging patients into their doors and calling them “dual-diagnosis” and then treating the person totally incorrectly from that point on. There has to be a major shift in the mental health field away from labeling young people “crazy drug addicts” because the patients’ then suffer from things they did not before. Once a person gets to the realization that they have a mental illness and also a drug problem that both are exposed to the world the entire internal system for that person gets depressed which leads to irrational situations for this person and the community. The study of mental health is far from over but has just begun and the next generation of mental health professionals are challenged by these instances of tragedy to keep up the study to cure mental illness.

  4. Chongalicious says:

    The reason those institutions were shut down was because most were rampant with abuse towards patients, misdiagnosis for profit, rape, proliferation of patient medication, under/over dosing of patients and admittance of mentally sane human beings.

    I do not disagree that something should be done but if you are suggesting bringing back mental institutions of the old days, you’ll find more people distrusting doctors, government officials or family members regarding their mental health.

  5. mumbofish says:

    Think folks need to be informed…books ‘Food-Mood-Body Connection’ by Gary Null Phd., Livving Well With Grave’s Disease’ by Mary J. Shomon, ‘Everything Health Guide to Thyroid Disease’ Dr. Theodore Friedman. Interesting chapter on what mimics hyper-thyroidism in the last book which includes BiPolar behavior.

  6. mumbofish says:

    I hate when I blog late on anything, cause there’s no one to read my blog. However, one of my blogs was incinderary and that is no longer at this site…someone must be reading these blogs….

  7. mumbofish says:

    I WISH YOU’D READ A BOOK CALLED “FOOD-MOOD-BODY CONNECTION” BY GARY NULL PHD. I’MM TRYING TO CONTROL WHAT I EAT. FOOD CAN AFFECT THE BRAIN!!!!!! WE’RE A LOT LIKE PLANTS IN OUR NEED FOR PROPER NUTRITION. IT WOULD BE GREAT, NO MORE PYSCHE WARDS, OR THOSE DRUGS..BY THE WAY. ANOTHER BOOK TO READ IS “THE EVERYTHING HEALTH GUIDE TO THYROID DISEASE” BY A DR. THEODORE FREIDMAN, DO YOU KNOW WHAT THEY USE LITHIUM FOR? FOR THYROID STORM..

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