Santa Cruz, CASanta Cruz Sentinel

Photo | Car fire slows traffic on Highway 1

A Santa Cruz firefighter hoses down a Toyota RAV4 on Highway 1 near Morrissey Boulevard after flames erupted. The mishap snarled southbound traffic Thursday morning. (Shmuel Thaler – Santa Cruz Sentinel)
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Highway 101/25 interchange work could begin in 2023

Transportation officials see a proposed interchange at Highways 101 and 25 as a way to relieve the chronic congestion through the corridor. The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority hosted a virtual meeting June 9 to give the public an update on the years-in-the-making project south of Gilroy city limits. While...
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Santa Clara County, CAEast Bay Times

Driver dies in South Bay crash on dirt road

The driver of a vehicle that overturned while driving on a private dirt road in unincorporated Santa Clara County died Wednesday, the California Highway Patrol said. The crash happened just before 1 p.m. in the hills west of Morgan Hill, the agency said in a statement detailing the crash. The driver was dead when the CHP arrived.
Morgan Hill, CAMorgan Hill Times

Driver dies in crash on private road west of Morgan Hill

The California Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash on a private dirt road west of Morgan Hill on Tuesday afternoon. Officers responded at 12:58pm Tuesday to the crash reported on private property in an unincorporated part of Santa Clara County where a 2021 Chevrolet Silverado was traveling north and, for some reason, went off the roadway and overturned, CHP officials said.

A new attraction in Marina aims to bring train tracks along Highway 1 alive with family fun.

A car rolls down the train tracks along Del Monte Boulevard in Marina, making an iconic clang, clang, clang sound. But this is not an ordinary train car – it’s a handcar, big enough to seat four people in an open-air arrangement, for a ride designed for fun rather than transportation. Handcar Tours will open for rides in Marina this summer, with cars built to accommodate up to four riders facing each other in pairs, who push handles back and forth like a seesaw. There’s a rush on the downhills through Fort Ord Dunes State Park.

One dies, several injured in multi-vehicle Pajaro crash

PAJARO—One person was killed early Sunday morning when a suspected drunk driver crashed head-on into their vehicle in Pajaro, California Highway Patrol officer Jessica Madueño said. Officers say the suspect, identified as Israel Cruz, 47, was driving east in a Toyota pickup on Hall Road just after midnight when he...
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Coast Line | City of Santa Cruz to continue pavement operations

The City of Santa Cruz 2021 Overlay Project will intensify pavement operations with traffic delays anticipated from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. beginning Friday through June 25. On Friday, construction will begin at these locations:. • Barson Street from Ocean Street to Bixby Street. • Delaware Avenue from Woodrow Avenue...

Dangers of leaving a child in a car during excessively hot days

CENTRAL COAST, Calif. (KION) This weekend is the official start to summer, and the temperatures across the state are well above normal, with daytime highs reaching the triple digits. These toasty temps are a reminder why parents and caregivers need to double check the back seat as we head into the hottest months of the year.
Santa Cruz County,

Pop-up Bike Lane Demo Coming to Portola

Over the last month we have been busy working on issues that affect you! Issues like Bike Lane Safety, Relief for Renters, Wildfire Prep, and more. Here are a few highlights from the 1st District office:. Bike Lane Safety Demo Starts June 25. Since taking office in January, we have...
Del Rey Oaks, CAMonterey County Herald

Planners to discuss regional bike trail through Del Rey Oaks

DEL REY OAKS — The Transportation Agency for Monterey County is hosting a virtual workshop Thursday to inform and receive feedback on the first leg of a 24-mile bicycle route that will begin in Del Rey Oaks. The initial 1.5-mile segment of paved bike and pedestrian trail will run from...
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Scotts Valley City Council approves road work plans

Asphalt resurfacing, new sidewalks and bike lanes along deteriorating routes around Scotts Valley are just some of the things Measure D funds are now set to go toward over the next five years. On June 2, during its regularly scheduled meeting, Scotts Valley City Council voted unanimously to approve the...