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1949 - Frank Walker deeds over the first 40 acres of Placerita Canyon State Park [story]
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From the Facebook page of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station: For the last several months our traffic deputies have been out in force, proactively cracking down on moving violations within the city. They have been targeting key locations in an effort to reduce traffic accidents.

Sergeant Shoemaker of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station said that he has seen a slight reduction in the amount of speeding citations issued but said there are still several areas in the city where speeding is still an issue. To make sure drivers are getting the message that reckless driving will not be tolerated on Santa Clarita streets, deputies will be working several operations in the coming weeks to cite speeders.

Traffic accidents have decreased since this time last year and Captain Lewis believes this is attributed to his deputies being proactive and enforcing moving violations in several different areas in the valley.

We continue to work closely with the city of Santa Clarita to prevent distracted driving through our “Heads Up” campaign. This safety campaign urges drivers , and pedestrians, to pay attention and put down distractions.
For more information visit www.santa-clarita.com
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  1. SCVTeamM says:

    How abouy catching that bank robber thats hit 10 banks and 6 in SCV alone!

  2. Great to see the motorcycle officer on Newhall Avenue. Do not go faster than 40 miles per hour. You will be ticketed. I see flashing light almost every day.

  3. Most speeding tickets are issued in speed traps where the posted limits are 8+ mph lower than the safest 85th percentile speed levels. With limits set at the nearest 5 mph interval to the actual 85th percentile speed, the number of speeders is too low to justify the cost of enforcement. Example, if the slowest 85% of the drivers are at or below 48 to 52 mph and the limit is set at 50 to maximize safety and minimize crashes, there will not be enough drivers far enough over the limit to even pay for an officer’s time to enforce at that location. Speed enforcement is almost always a for-profit racket, not a safety program.

    James C. Walker, National Motorists Association

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