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Dealing with school zone traffic scofflaws

In recent weeks, Street Smarts received two emails from adults concerned about the things they see drivers do around schools during morning drop-off and afternoon pick-up. While playing child chauffeur last month to help out a friend, Kelly Newman was … Continue reading

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Crossing guard urges motorists, pedestrians to play it safe in school zones

     When motorists smile and wave at Heidi Morgan of Santa Cruz , she’d prefer they do it while following the rules of the road.      Morgan, 56, is a crossing guard for the Live Oak School District. She has … Continue reading

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