Tag Archives: Halloween

Learning about ‘glasphalt’, tsunami signs & Halloween safety

Dear Street Smarts, Q: Your article [Monday] described the glass look in paving. It actually isn’t sand — it is glass. [It’s called glasphalt.] When recycling began in the late ’60’s, the State of California quickly realized that demand — … Continue reading

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Halloween safety tips from CFPD

The Central Fire Protection District is reminding parents and youngsters who plan a night of trick or treating on Halloween night to: Carry a flashlight for better visibility; Cross streets only at crosswalks or corners; Only approach well lit homes; Not enter the homes of people … Continue reading

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AAA offers free Halloween night ride home for revellers and their automobiles

If you’re planning to drink alcoholic beverages Halloween night, AAA of Northern California is offering an alternative to driving. While ghosts and goblins will be on the prowl, the organization’s yellow tow trucks will shuttle drunken drivers and their vehicles … Continue reading

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