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King Street needs paving, bike lanes, reader says

Dear Street Smarts, Q: King Street is a major thoroughfare and, for bicyclists, is often a suggested alternative to Mission Street. It is also used daily by countless school kids who are going to either Mission Hill Middle School or … Continue reading

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$6.5 million sewer replacement project begins Monday in Live Oak

Dear Street Smarts, Q: When should we expect to get our sewage lines fixed here in Live Oak on 17th Avenue? Franco Barni, via Facebook A: Starting Monday, June 16 through April of next year, crews with K.J. Woods Construction, … Continue reading

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Soquel Drive work to end in January

Dear Street Smarts, Q: How much more will the long suffering Aptos/Soquel drivers have to endure before the steel plates and one lane traffic control be a sour memory? Terry Swinggi via email A: The sewer replacement project is to … Continue reading

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Curious commuter seeks traffic collision info

Dear Street Smarts, Q: So often, when I slog past a traffic accident and try not to rubberneck, I wonder what has happened. My question is: Where and/or how can I find out? Sue Broadston, Santa Cruz A: The public … Continue reading

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Aptos Village sewer project has traffic backed up for miles, reader says

Dear Street Smarts, Q: Thanks for your great column, I always enjoy reading it. Thursday’s column on road work in the county did not mention the large undergrounding project that has been going on for weeks in Aptos Village along … Continue reading

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Project to replace 100 year old sewer line begins on Ocean Street

A $1.5 million sewer project is to get underway along Ocean Street in Santa Cruz, Monday, Feb. 4 and last through May 14. The multi-faceted project includes Ocean Street, from Blaine Street to Graham Hill Road, as well as Blaine, … Continue reading

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Reader questions guests parking in driveways, source of foul sewer-like smell

Dear Street Smarts, Q: I live downtown on Maple Street and I have two questions. First, Maple Street is posted two-hour parking without a permit. Is a permit required for parking longer than two-hours if I allow my guests to … Continue reading

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