Tag Archives: Bonny Doon

Where cell phone coverage doesn’t exist, try satellite phone

Dear Street Smarts, Q: How would I find out about having call boxes installed on Empire Grade? It seems like a safety issue because there is no cell phone reception up there. I once had to walk a long way … Continue reading

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Welcome back! How was your Labor Day holiday weekend? Did you go anywhere or do anything fun and exciting? I did the stay-cation thing: chilled at home, hit some sales and had lunch with friends. Share your Labor Day festivities … 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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Please inform us of the road closures AMGEN is going to cause, reader says

Dear Street Smarts, Q: Sunday’s Sentinel carried ads for the AMGEN event in which you will play a vital part!  That role is to keep the public informed about plans to close roads and restrict access! This year several major … Continue reading

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