Category Archives: Boulder Creek

Aldridge Lane to be repaired this fall, ‘Give Me 3’ bill becomes law

Dear Street Smarts, Q: In 20 years living on Aldridge Lane in Corralitos, I have watched the berm alongside the road be dragged down by the procession of apple growers who have taken turns farming the small piece of land … Continue reading

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Work begins Monday to improve Hwy 9 north of Boulder Creek

Come Monday, Aug. 12,  a Caltrans contractor will begin a project to improve Highway 9 north of Boulder Creek. Specifically, Robert J. Frank Construction, of Redding, will be paid $250,000 to improve the existing pavement, widen the southbound traveled way … Continue reading

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Pedestrians must take steps to not endanger their own lives

On Tuesday, Street Smarts published a letter from a reader who was adamant that drivers do all they can to not risk pedestrian lives. That means keeping an eye out for them, obeying traffic laws and slowing down when passing … Continue reading

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Reader bashes lack of road Amgen Tour road closure specifics

Dear Street Smarts, Q: (Last Thursday’s Street Smarts) column on the Amgen event was absurd! It emphasized that there will be a nightmare for motorist but offers not enough specifics for people to work around it. The Amgen web site … Continue reading

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Expect each leg of Amgen Tour through county to last about an hour

The more than 120 cyclists participating in the 2012 Amgen Tour of California will ride 117.1 miles from San Francisco to Aptos Monday, May 14. With the race beginning at 11:05 a.m., the route will take the athletes down Highway … Continue reading

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