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In this episode of the Local News: Discussion about local happenings and events in town with comments and questions from you. Thank you for listening.
Tonight’s topics include:
- Introduction to our host, Robert Souza
- Shout out to all our neighbors in chat
- The Castro Valley Bowl is open!
- Upcoming CHP call in to discuss local happenings with Officer Jakowitz
- Chabot Theater will be opening on 4/20 as a grand re-opening
- Shout out to Pete’s Ace Hardware for all the service an support they have offered throughout the years
- Call in from Officer Dan Jakowitz from Castro Valley CHP
- Kicking off discussion with handsfree issue. As April is ‘distracted driving month’.
- Discussion around what is and is not allowed with driving while on the phone. Fines and penalties laid out in detail.
- Discussion about how speeding and distracted driving deaths and injury statistics
- Talk about schools being in session and the needs for special care around our school zones
- The CHP discussion around state properties and how they work with Caltrans for homeless shelter management
- Homeless abatement is made with consideration on a case by case basis and has continued throughout pandemic
- Homeless abatement looks at environmental issues, how the CHP can support, and with cooperation of Caltrans
- Discussion about the difference of responsibilities between CHP and local Sheriffs
- Update about the ‘Bicycle Kids’ and how the CHP works with the community to try and mitigate these shows
- The definition of a complete stop = “Your vehicle is no longer in motion. A complete stop before the white line.”
- Review and discussion about the ramifications of DUI’s in our area
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