Tag Archives: road conditions

Well-meaning sign puts cyclists in danger, reader says

Dear Street Smarts, Q: While driving last Wednesday down High Street from Bay near Peace United Church at 900 High Street, I nearly had a collision with a bike rider who had to swerve out into the street to avoid … Continue reading

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Felton-Empire Road user sounds off

Dear Street Smarts, I enjoyed the article regarding the dire need to repair Felton-Empire Road. When the powers that be state that there just isn’t enough money, they need to include the fact that, based on the County Report on … Continue reading

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Felton-Empire Grade Road in bad shape, reader says

Dear Street Smarts, Q: Felton-Empire Road connects Bonny Doon to Felton, and from there to Scotts Valley, Highway 17, Highway 9, and Graham Hill Road. It is a very important road which serves about 3,000 Bonny Dooners, plus Lockheed, various … Continue reading

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Drive safe during the wet weather

With rain in the forecast for later this week, Caltrans has released a list of tips to help motorists reach their destinations safely: Slow down, especially when approaching emergency personnel, tow truck┬ádrivers and Caltrans crews working along the side of … Continue reading

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