Tag Archives: parents

B40 Drive project heading out to bid soon

Dear Street Smarts, Q: I live on Branciforte Drive and I am wondering if there is a start date yet to fix the washout on our road and the one on Glen Canyon. Last I heard, the contractor promised to … Continue reading

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Revisiting disabled parking question, road trip travel tips for parents

Streets Smarts wants to follow up on a couple recent columns. First, in regard to Monday’s letter from a reader questioning the disabled parking spot in front of an apartment building which the disabled person who lives there does not … Continue reading

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Seeking trip tips, tales from parents

Parents and caregivers of children, please share your tales about traveling with youngsters. I want to hear your tips on ways to successfully get to your destination with all your hair on your head in the color it was when … Continue reading

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Laurent resurfacing on the back burner

Dear Street Smarts, Q: I have seen many of the streets in the lower Westside being repaved and think it comes under the Measure H that was passed a few years back. I called a couple of years ago when … Continue reading

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Summer time is deadly for young drivers

     The 101 days between Memorial Day and Labor Day are the mostly deadly for teen drivers, according to AAA of Northern California. Teen deaths begin to increase in May and peak in July and August, the organization said.      … Continue reading

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