Tag Archives: Capitola Police Department

Free rides home for New Year’s revelers

AAA of Northern California and the Capitola Police Department are offering New Year’s revelers who are too tipsy to drive rides home. As little as one drink can impair vision, steering, braking, judgment and reaction time. On New Year’s Eve … Continue reading

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What’s law enforcement’s role in private parking lots?, reader asks

Dear Street Smarts, Q: I work in the Brown Ranch Marketplace in Capitola. Over the past week, the Capitola Police Department has been ticketing cars in our parking lot for missing registration tags, parking or standing in a fire zone … Continue reading

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Who gets ticketed in the dooring incident described in yesterday’s blog?

Yesterday’s blog asked readers: You’re driving down the street, past parked cars when a car door opens. Your vehicle strikes the door, causing damage. Who should get ticketed, you or the person in the parked vehicle? This question came from … Continue reading

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