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The Sacramento Bee
Skydiving centers face new state penalties under law shaped by Lodi deathfiled mild opposition, writing a letter that called the bill duplicative of fed
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 9 hours ago
filed mild opposition, writing a letter that called the bill duplicative of federal law and potentially unenforceable. Caltrans would be charged with levying penalties, according to the bill. Eggman has argued that the bill gives local... Read more
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The Mercury News
Fixes to East County bicycling dangers on the way, say transportation officialsarrows in the far left lanes as well as add signs alerting those drivers that t
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
arrows in the far left lanes as well as add signs alerting those drivers that they can’t turn onto the highway. While Caltrans is making the signs, there will be portable electronic ones displaying a digital warning. Meanwhile, bicycling... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
U.S.-Mexico Border Crossing in San Diego, the Nation’s Busiest Port of Entry, to Close This Weekendboth directions. The construction is expected to create a heavy backup of traf
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted yesterday
both directions. The construction is expected to create a heavy backup of traffic along the route as well as at Otay Mesa, Caltrans said. The San Ysidro port of entry is the busiest border crossing in the U.S. The closure is necessary so that... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
UNR quake lab tests bridge design for Caltransup. UNR’s Earthquake Engineering Lab is the largest of its kind in the United
Lake Tahoe News / Posted yesterday
up. UNR’s Earthquake Engineering Lab is the largest of its kind in the United States. The latest project is funded by Caltrans, which currently is developing plans for 10 pilot projects based on the developing bridge connector... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Single-time openings scheduled on Hwy 299 starting Sept. 25HELENA, Calif. - Caltrans District 2 will conduct single-time openings starting
KRCR TV Redding / Posted yesterday
HELENA, Calif. - Caltrans District 2 will conduct single-time openings starting September 25 on Highway 299 between Junction City and Helena due to contracted rock scaling and timber falling operations. The highway has been open to continuous... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
On the first day of fall, Sierra roadways close due to September snowstormLassen Volcanic National Park and Caltrans District 2 road crews are working ha
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
Lassen Volcanic National Park and Caltrans District 2 road crews are working hard to open Lassen National Park Highway. They are aiming for July 24, 2017. It’s mid-July now, and the road through the park remains closed. The latest opening date ever... Read more
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NBC San Diego
San Ysidro Border Crossing Closed This Weekendside of the junction. “After the major closure this weekend we will have three
NBC San Diego / Posted yesterday
side of the junction. “After the major closure this weekend we will have three lanes open southbound,” said Cory Binns of Caltrans. “So we do expect some delay during that period.” Expect heavy traffic along the U.S. - Mexico border this... Read more
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Tahoe Daily Tribune
Fatal 16-vehicle crash cleared, westbound I-80 reopens near Eagle LakesUPDATE: Caltrans District 3 is reporting that westbound Interstate 80 at Eagle
Tahoe Daily Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
UPDATE: Caltrans District 3 is reporting that westbound Interstate 80 at Eagle Lake has reopened after a fatal 16-vehicle wreck halted traffic as the season’s first measurable snow fell in the Sierra Nevada Thursday. Caltrans warns motorists to... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Juan Reyes: Pajaro Valley seeking to build fields of hopesteps left in order to break ground on campus. The school needs an approval by
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
steps left in order to break ground on campus. The school needs an approval by both the California Coastal Commission and CalTrans’ aeronautics division. But, he’s positive the school district will do what it takes to get the final green... Read more
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The Mercury News
Storms bring snow, close some Sierra roadwaysCaltrans alerted drivers that stormy weather conditions, including snow and slu
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
Caltrans alerted drivers that stormy weather conditions, including snow and slush in some cases, have forced closures along some Central California and Sierra roads Thursday. Snowy conditions mean drivers are advised to seek alternate routes and... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Expect delays near Y in SLT on FridayDrive to Winnemucca Avenue on Sept. 21 from about 11am-5pm. Work normally cease
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 2 days ago
Drive to Winnemucca Avenue on Sept. 21 from about 11am-5pm. Work normally ceases at 11am on Fridays. The work again will be dependent on weather and temperature conditions. For more information on Caltrans’ highway projects in the basin, go onl... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Sierra snow on last full day of summer causes fatal crashSnow and hail brought winter driving conditions to the Sierra on the last full
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
Snow and hail brought winter driving conditions to the Sierra on the last full day of summer — the earliest that Caltrans officials could ever recall — leading to a fatal 16-car collision on Interstate 80. The snow led to the chain-reaction pileup... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Sierra snow on last full day of summer causes fatal crashSnow and hail brought winter driving conditions to the Sierra on the last full
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
Snow and hail brought winter driving conditions to the Sierra on the last full day of summer — the earliest that Caltrans officials could ever recall — leading to a fatal 16-car collision on Interstate 80. The snow led to the chain-reaction pileup... Read more
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KTVN Reno
I-80 Westbound Closed After Fatal Crash Near Eagle Lakesis closed due to a fatal crash involving 16 vehicles near Eagle Lakes. The cra
KTVN Reno / Posted 2 days ago
is closed due to a fatal crash involving 16 vehicles near Eagle Lakes. The crash happened around 11:00 a.m. According to Caltrans, traffic is being diverted at Kingvale, and the roads are slick from rain and hail. Caltrans says the closure will... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Fatal crash involving up to 16 vehicles closes I-80 westbound traffic in SierraDepartment of Transportation put out an alert at about 11:30 a.m., advising dri
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
Department of Transportation put out an alert at about 11:30 a.m., advising drivers that the westbound lanes are closed. Caltrans spokeswoman Deanna Shoopman did not have an estimate of when the highway would reopen. The first snow of the season... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Officials eye funding for Highway 101 wideningas three lanes become two, has a good chance to compete for those funds. “The
Petluma360.com / Posted 2 days ago
as three lanes become two, has a good chance to compete for those funds. “The funds would allow SCTA, in partnership with Caltrans, to open all planned Highway 101 carpool lanes in Sonoma County by the end of 2022,” Smith said. “SB1 legislation... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Sierra passes closed due to snowfallCaltrans reports that several mountain passes in the Central Sierra south of Ta
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
Caltrans reports that several mountain passes in the Central Sierra south of Tahoe are closed Thursday morning due to snow. Ebbetts Pass along State Route 4, Tioga Pass in Yosemite National Park and Sonora Pass on State Route 108 are all closed to... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Officials eye funding for Highway 101 wideningas three lanes become two, has a good chance to compete for those funds. “The
Petluma360.com / Posted 2 days ago
as three lanes become two, has a good chance to compete for those funds. “The funds would allow SCTA, in partnership with Caltrans, to open all planned Highway 101 carpool lanes in Sonoma County by the end of 2022,” Smith said. “SB1 legislation... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Here's how the rain and snow will develop over the SierraLassen Volcanic National Park and Caltrans District 2 road crews are working ha
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
Lassen Volcanic National Park and Caltrans District 2 road crews are working hard to open Lassen National Park Highway. They are aiming for July 24, 2017. It’s mid-July now, and the road through the park remains closed. The latest opening date ever... Read more
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The Mercury News
Highway 101 slow lane causing sailor-like cursinglane adjacent to that one by necessity, not necessarily by choice. A: This slo
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
lane adjacent to that one by necessity, not necessarily by choice. A: This slow lane really gets beaten up by truckers. Caltrans knows about the conditions and it’s likely some of the new 12-cents-a-gallon gas tax increase that begins Nov. 1... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Snippets about Lake Tahoea special meeting with the focus on vacation rentals. The following are regular
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 3 days ago
a special meeting with the focus on vacation rentals. The following are regular meetings: Oct. 17, Nov. 7 and Dec. 12. · Caltrans is closing Highway 4 for pavement repair work on Sept. 27. The closure will be in effect from gate No. 2 (east of... Read more
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KTVN Reno
UNR Researchers Test Bridge During Earthquake Simulationget in." The shake-table experiment comes after two years of research and cons
KTVN Reno / Posted 3 days ago
get in." The shake-table experiment comes after two years of research and construction. The $900,000 project was funded by Caltrans to see if prefabricated bridges are safe enough to withstand large earthquakes. "The idea for conventional steel... Read more
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The Oakdale Leader
Council Makes Choice: Prefers Alternative 1Bour preferred alternative,” Whitemyer added. He noted that 1B is also about $1
The Oakdale Leader / Posted 3 days ago
our preferred alternative,” Whitemyer added. He noted that 1B is also about $11 million less costly than Alternative 2B. Caltrans is the lead agency on the North County Corridor Project and recent public hearings, including one hosted earlier... Read more
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The Lake County Record-Bee
We’ll see whether this cornucopia of legislation makes life betterwe will tap motorists for another $5 billion a year to fix roads and other tran
The Lake County Record-Bee / Posted 3 days ago
we will tap motorists for another $5 billion a year to fix roads and other transportation systems. But let’s see if Caltrans, which hasn’t been performing well in recent years — the mangled San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge project, for... Read more
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The Oakdale Leader
Motorists Urged To Observe Watch Out For Wildlife WeekCaltrans and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) remind motor
The Oakdale Leader / Posted 3 days ago
Caltrans and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) remind motorists to remain alert for wildlife on roadways during Watch Out for Wildlife Week, which runs Sept. 18 through 24. “Drivers can improve their own safety by simply slowing... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Road barriers making East County drivers nauseousLAKESIDE, Calif. (KGTV) -- While many drivers say a new Caltrans project in the
KGTV San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
LAKESIDE, Calif. (KGTV) -- While many drivers say a new Caltrans project in the East County is making SR-67 safer, some say it's literally making them sick to their stomach. Long considered one of the most dangerous roads in San Diego County,... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Health Officials Respond to Hepatitis A Outbreakbathrooms, the disease is finding a foothold. At a San Francisco homeless camp
NBC Bay Area / Posted 4 days ago
bathrooms, the disease is finding a foothold. At a San Francisco homeless camp near Cesar Chavez and Highway 101, Caltrans and California Highway Patrol crews clean up human waste and drug needles twice a week. "It's not an area where you... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Sept. 20our community. Surely the city of San Rafael must have some communicating skil
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 4 days ago
our community. Surely the city of San Rafael must have some communicating skills to discuss this appalling situation with Caltrans? — John Semone, San Rafael Canal parking permit ignores the cause The parking problems in East San Rafael began... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
SMART’s train tracks could deliver transit to Highway 37be an opportunity to see just now nimble SMART management and North Bay policym
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 4 days ago
be an opportunity to see just now nimble SMART management and North Bay policymakers can be. Credit where credit is due. A Caltrans crew was spotted cleaning up Highway 101, between Mill Valley’s discount Arco station and the Richardson Bay Bridge.... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Here's how Hurricane Maria blasting Caribbean island of Guadeloupe looks, sounds likeLassen Volcanic National Park and Caltrans District 2 road crews are working ha
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 4 days ago
Lassen Volcanic National Park and Caltrans District 2 road crews are working hard to open Lassen National Park Highway. They are aiming for July 24, 2017. It’s mid-July now, and the road through the park remains closed. The latest opening date ever... Read more
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The Mercury News
Highway 17 paving now and down the roadand if I don’t negotiate my way around all the potholes, my front end is going
The Mercury News / Posted 4 days ago
and if I don’t negotiate my way around all the potholes, my front end is going to fall off. A: Maybe not. In a few weeks, Caltrans will be making pavement repairs from Lexington Reservoir to Interstate 280. And in a couple of years more work is... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Caltrans could have prevented feud-driven murder-suicide, widow saysAnnette Brooks never got along with the Caltrans senior worker who killed her a
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
Annette Brooks never got along with the Caltrans senior worker who killed her a dozen years after he joined her crew. She and Terry Hayse repeatedly feuded. They filed formal complaints against each other, Hayse’ widow said, but neither moved on to... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Closures Coming to 5 Fwy Three Nights in a Rowwill be closed at 11 p.m. Sunday night at the interchange with the 605 Freeway,
NBC Bay Area / Posted 5 days ago
will be closed at 11 p.m. Sunday night at the interchange with the 605 Freeway, and will remain closed until about 5 a.m., Caltrans announced. Northbound Interstate 5 will be blocked off at Norwalk Boulevard at midnight Sunday night, and will also... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
These have been judged the Bay Area’s 10 worst commutesand Interstate 880 northbound from Mowry Avenue in Fremont to Winton Avenue in
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
and Interstate 880 northbound from Mowry Avenue in Fremont to Winton Avenue in Hayward. The analysis is derived from Caltrans traffic data and estimates of the number of hours annually that drivers spend creeping along at speeds below 35... Read more
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The Inyo Register
Sept. 18-22)tennis at the Bishop City Park tennis courts at 9 a.m. Procurement Fair The C
The Inyo Register / Posted 5 days ago
tennis at the Bishop City Park tennis courts at 9 a.m. Procurement Fair The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), District 9 will hold a Procurement Fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Tallman Pavilion at the Tri-County... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Sonoma County commuters share their traffic talesFrancisco. I take a bus that takes me 90 minutes in the morning and 2-3 hours i
Petluma360.com / Posted 5 days ago
Francisco. I take a bus that takes me 90 minutes in the morning and 2-3 hours in the evening, depending on traffic. I think Caltrans, the state and counties did it all wrong. My commute, even by bus, is unsustainable. Why is it taking so long to... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Big Rig Carrying Peppers Crashes on OC FreewayTwo northbound lanes of the 5 Freeway in San Clemente remained closed Monday mo
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 5 days ago
Two northbound lanes of the 5 Freeway in San Clemente remained closed Monday morning while Caltrans and hazardous materials workers clean up from an overturned big rig, authorities said. Lanes No. 3 and 4 of the freeway were shut down just south of... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Closures Coming to 5 Fwy Three Nights in a Rowwill be closed at 11 p.m. Sunday night at the interchange with the 605 Freeway,
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 6 days ago
will be closed at 11 p.m. Sunday night at the interchange with the 605 Freeway, and will remain closed until about 5 a.m., Caltrans announced. Northbound Interstate 5 will be blocked off at Norwalk Boulevard at midnight Sunday night, and will also... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Wildlife-vehicle collisions more likely in fallCaltrans and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife are encouraging peo
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 7 days ago
Caltrans and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife are encouraging people to pay closer attention for wildlife on roadways. The state is using signage, fencing, and undercrossings to reduce wildlife-vehicle collisions along roadways,... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Good reason for Vista Point traffic limitsand Sundays through the end of the month. For too long, Golden Gate Bridge aut
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 7 days ago
and Sundays through the end of the month. For too long, Golden Gate Bridge authorities, the California Highway Patrol and Caltrans could not reach agreement on what to do about the traffic gridlock caused by motorists waiting for one of the 125... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Demolition of part of old Bay Bridge continuesof one the marine foundations of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge's old eas
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 7 days ago
of one the marine foundations of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge's old eastern span is scheduled to take place today, Caltrans officials said. Motorists on the bridge should expect traffic breaks anytime between 9:30 and 11:30 a.m., when the... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Caltrans Demolishes Part of Old Bay Bridge FoundationCaltrans demolished one of the marine foundations of the San Francisco-Oakland
NBC Bay Area / Posted 7 days ago
Caltrans demolished one of the marine foundations of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge's old eastern span Saturday morning, Caltrans officials said. Traffic breaks were expected anytime between 9:30 and 11:30 a.m., when the implosions were... Read more
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The Mercury News
What is that bang that will stop traffic on Bay Bridge?to prevent drivers from being distracted by the noise of a pier being demolishe
The Mercury News / Posted 7 days ago
to prevent drivers from being distracted by the noise of a pier being demolished on the east span of the old Bay Bridge. Caltrans said they expect the temporary closure to occur between 9:30 and 11:30 a.m Saturday, although the time could change... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Bay Bridge pier implosions to disrupt trafficperiodic traffic closures Saturday morning as crews perform implosions to remov
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
periodic traffic closures Saturday morning as crews perform implosions to remove marine foundations on the old Bay Bridge, Caltrans officials said. Cal Trans started a series of implosions to demolish the supporting piers of the old eastern span... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Demolition of old Bay Bridge to continue Saturday, traffic delays expectedCal Trans started a series of implosions to demolish the supporting piers of th
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
Cal Trans started a series of implosions to demolish the supporting piers of the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge Caltrans will continue the demolition of the remaining marine foundations of the original Bay Bridge on Saturday between 9:30 a.m.... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Caltrans Prepares for California Coastal Cleanup DayCaltrans' crews collected enough litter from roadways last year to fill nearly
NBC San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
Caltrans' crews collected enough litter from roadways last year to fill nearly 200 garbage trucks during the California Coastal Cleanup Day. This Saturday, crews will be out again, cleaning up litter around bridges, roadways, and... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Surveillance video gives investigators closer look at OB murder suspectbeak is huge in comparison to its body and can account for up 1/6th of the enti
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
beak is huge in comparison to its body and can account for up 1/6th of the entire body length. I-8 water main break: Caltrans reopens all lanes for morning commute timeI-8 water main break: Caltrans reopens all lanes for morning commute... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Man convicted in 2010 killing of wife at City College, awaits life sentencebeak is huge in comparison to its body and can account for up 1/6th of the enti
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
beak is huge in comparison to its body and can account for up 1/6th of the entire body length. I-8 water main break: Caltrans reopens all lanes for morning commute timeI-8 water main break: Caltrans reopens all lanes for morning commute... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Sheriff's Department identifies deputy who shot transient on SR-125beak is huge in comparison to its body and can account for up 1/6th of the enti
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
beak is huge in comparison to its body and can account for up 1/6th of the entire body length. I-8 water main break: Caltrans reopens all lanes for morning commute timeI-8 water main break: Caltrans reopens all lanes for morning commute... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Officials determine cause of Camp Pendleton training accident injuring 14 Marinesbeak is huge in comparison to its body and can account for up 1/6th of the enti
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
beak is huge in comparison to its body and can account for up 1/6th of the entire body length. I-8 water main break: Caltrans reopens all lanes for morning commute timeI-8 water main break: Caltrans reopens all lanes for morning commute... Read more
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