Tag Archives: disabled placard

Disabled parking placard isn’t free pass to park anywhere

Dear Street Smarts, Q: Where in Santa Cruz can you park if you have a handicap placard? Maryanna McSwain via email A: “A person with a placard can park anywhere except in ‘No Parking’ areas and ‘Loading’ zones, commercial — … Continue reading

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Parking in the CVS/Trader Joe’s lot means a big tow bill, reader says

Dear Street Smarts, Q: I had my car towed last Saturday night from the parking lot behind Trader Joe’s and CVS. I was parked on the Front Street side in the last row by the street. It cost me $391.48 … Continue reading

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Reader questions disabled parking enforcement at Santa Cruz post office

Dear Street Smarts, Q: I have to go to the main post office six days a week and there are only two disabled spaces there. Since all the other spaces are usually filled, I have to wait for one, most … Continue reading

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