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Sewer project to occur weekdays

Dear Street Smarts, Q: Thursday’s column about the sewer work on 17th Avenue says that the work will take place “from 8:30 to 4:30 daily.” Does this mean seven days a week, or Monday-Friday, or Monday-Saturday? I ask because the … Continue reading

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Watsonville traffic light fixed

Dear Street Smarts, Q:I’m writing concerning the sequencing of the traffic signal at the intersection of Airport Boulevard and Larkin Valley Road/Westgate Drive. If the current operation of the signal is an experiment, my vote is that it is a … Continue reading

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Aptos Pines resident seeks relief from school-bound traffic on Freedom Boulevard

Dear Street Smarts, Q: I am a resident at the Aptos Pines Mobile Home Park at 7515 Freedom Boulevard in Aptos. Every morning when Aptos High School is in session, the traffic going into the school blocks access to our … Continue reading

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East Lake Avenue road striping is confusing, reader says

Dear Street Smarts, Q: I have a question regarding the intersection of Lincoln Street and East Lake Avenue. Going east on East Lake, you get the intersection at Lincoln and you go from a two way street onto a one … Continue reading

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Reader wants county roads cleared of overgrown plantlife

Dear Street Smarts, Q: When is the county going to get back to cutting back the brush along the sides of the roads? Vine Hill Road and Branciforte Drive have brush hanging out into the edges of the road that … Continue reading

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New stop sign goes up in Capitola

     Dear Street Smarts,          Q: There is a new stop sign at Monterey and Bay avenues in Capitola. This is the final stage in a roadway fix-up that redid all the sidewalks, crosswalks, etc. near and around the intersection. … Continue reading

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