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Speeders should stop killing ducks, reader says

Dear Street Smarts, Q: Ducks are being killed on the stretch of East Cliff Drive between 21st Avenue and 23rd Avenue. There are ‘Duck Crossing’ signs in place — donated by Friends of Corcoran Lagoon — but drivers ignore the … Continue reading

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Readers share their own ‘Street Smarts’

A long time ago, I was driving eastbound on Highway 80 east of Reno. That stretch is two lanes each way, well separated. There were not many on ramps/off ramps except for farm roads every so many miles. One very … Continue reading

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CHP plans to crack down on motorcycle racers this weekend

With May winding down, the California Highway Patrol plans to rev up efforts one last time to hype motorcycle safety during what’s left of Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. On Saturday, CHP officers from the Santa Cruz, San Jose, Monterey and Redwood City areas, along … Continue reading

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A conversation about State Route 129

Dear Street Smarts,      Q The improvements on Highway 17 are quite impressive, but it makes me wonder about another highway in the county, Highway 129. While this road obviously carries far less traffic than Highway 17, it seems as … Continue reading

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