Tag Archives: People Power

Aldridge Lane to be repaired this fall, ‘Give Me 3’ bill becomes law

Dear Street Smarts, Q: In 20 years living on Aldridge Lane in Corralitos, I have watched the berm alongside the road be dragged down by the procession of apple growers who have taken turns farming the small piece of land … Continue reading

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People Power rolls out new ‘Sustainable Transportation Awards’

At its annual fundraising dinner Sunday, Oct. 6, People Power will honor people who have spent the past year working toward advancing sustainable transportation projects around the count. The nominations fall into two categories — local government and community program … Continue reading

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The rundown on road work around the county

Santa Cruz’s public works department and Caltrans have reached out to Street Smarts to provide information about projects they’re working on. Motorists are reminded to slow down and pay attention in construction zones. The use of alternative routes are encouraged, … Continue reading

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Protect your bike to prevent bike thefts, report bike thieves

Dear Street Smarts, Q: I was wondering if you’d like to include the piece below in your column as a guest perspective. There has been a lot of discussion about bike theft recently, and it seems like a good moment … Continue reading

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