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Think Two Steps Ahead: September is Pedestrian Safety Month

Think Two Steps Ahead: September is Pedestrian Safety Month

Ventura County, Ca.–The cities of Camarillo, Moorpark and Thousand Oaks are working with law enforcement agencies across the state to promote safe behaviors that allow drivers and those on foot to get where they need to go safely. September is Pedestrian Safety Month, and California continues to see more and more pedestrians getting injured or […]

American Man Arrested After Reportedly Speeding Toward Tijuana Border Crossing, Hitting 17 Cars And Killing 5 People

American Man Arrested After Reportedly Speeding Toward Tijuana Border Crossing, Hitting 17 Cars And Killing 5 People

Matt M. Miller | Contributor   An American man was arrested Monday for speeding his vehicle toward the American-Mexican border in Tijuana, crashing into 17 other vehicles and killing five bystanders, police said. The Tijuana secretary of public security said that the man, who was confirmed to be of American origin, reportedly threatened a Mexican man with […]

Update on Port Hueneme Residents’ Top 5 Concerns | Survey

Update on Port Hueneme Residents’ Top 5 Concerns | Survey

1- Smelly Air and Noise – Air quality somewhat better the last couple of weeks due to new chemical treatment at wastewater plant. I drove down Perkins Rd Thursday and could smell some odors right between the two plants. Haven’t had any reports about the noise for a few days. If any smells or noise […]

Proposed California initiative to divert billions from state, kill bullet train faces uphill climb

Proposed California initiative to divert billions from state, kill bullet train faces uphill climb

By  Jeff Daniels @JEFFDANIELSCA KEY POINTS A proposed new initiative seeks to divert tens of billions of dollars from state coffers to local governments for highway construction and maintenance. The proposed initiative also would kill the state’s $77 billion high-speed rail project from San Francisco to Los Angeles. Unions, local government groups and others have vowed […]

California’s Transportation Future, Part Four – The Common Road

California’s Transportation Future, Part Four – The Common Road

. .. … By Edward Ring With light rail, high speed rail, and possibly passenger drones and hyperloop pods just around the corner, it’s easy to forget that the most versatile mode of transportation remains the common road. Able to accommodate anything with wheels, from bicycles and wheelchairs to articulated buses and 80 ton trucks, […]

Ventura Police Department Receives California Office of Traffic and Safety Grant

Ventura Police Department Receives California Office of Traffic and Safety Grant

The Ventura Police Department has been awarded a $196,000 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program of special enforcements and public awareness efforts to prevent traffic related deaths and injuries. The Ventura Police Department will use the funding as part of the city’s ongoing commitment to keep our roadways […]

Back to School Traffic Safety for all Drivers in Simi Valley

Back to School Traffic Safety for all Drivers in Simi Valley

Fall is approaching and with it comes the beginning of the 2017-2018 school year. The Simi Valley Police Department would like to remind parents, young people and all motorists to practice basic personal and traffic safety when traveling by schools.  By adhering to the following traffic related safety tips, the number of collisions in and […]

The Unelected bureaucracies that keep us stuck in Traffic

The Unelected bureaucracies that keep us stuck in Traffic

. By Jackie Lavalleye Inadequate roads are leaving Californians stuck in traffic. According to a 2016 study by Inrix, a data company that specializes in traffic-related analytics, Los Angeles, California has the worst traffic in the United States. San Francisco takes the number three spot, and San Diego comes in number 14. In all, 17 California […]

Traffic deaths spike in California, U.S.

Traffic deaths spike in California, U.S.

By James Poulos Following a nationwide trend, traffic deaths in California have spiked, alarming analysts and prompting fresh questions about technological distractions like smartphones, and fueling debate over how policymakers can or should respond.  The news was relayed in a report by the National Safety Council. “The study shows that in California, traffic deaths rose 14 percent […]

Santa Paula: East Area 1 Progress Report and Planning Commission Un-Appointment

Santa Paula: East Area 1 Progress Report and Planning Commission Un-Appointment

By Sheryl Hamlin Mike Penrod of Parkstone Companies presented an update of the East Area 1 project. Click here for previous articles about this project. There was no presentation in the public packet, although Mr. Penrod spoke from one slide which was projected. The annotations have been added for this article. Mr. Penrod described the […]

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