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Bad weather driving, walking

Tuesday’s storm was brutal for anyone who ventured outside. Did you go out in the wind and rain? How did you survive? I braved Mother Nature. I drove down to Watsonville, where the rain had been falling non-stop since around … Continue reading

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Caltrans worker shares near-death experience on Highway 17

     Victor Diaz was on vacation the wet, rainy New Year’s Eve of 2005 when his supervisor at Caltrans called.      The maintenance crew, which, among other things, keeps local highways clear of debris, was short-handed and Diaz was asked if … Continue reading

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