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June 10, 2014



There is such a sign on my block put up by some pretty desperate parents, not because the neighborhood kids play on the street (they really shouldn't), but because drivers go so fast that even kids walking or biking on the sidewalk are in danger.

This sign is a cry for help. What we really need is a "BPD, Enforce the Speed Limit like your Kids Live Here" and a "Public Works, Design Our Streets like your Kids Live Here" signs.


I walk a few miles a day in Burlingame. The crosswalks on Hillside are marked with day-glow bright signs and arrows pointing to the crosswalk. I have almost been run down several times, and once dived to the ground to avoid sure death. It was a close call. The driver was on a cell phone and did not even notice me. I am a big healthy guy and was thinking that a child or elderly person would not have made it!


I could not agree more. I often wonder which direction is worse; uphill or downhill?


This is all over town the same. Distracted drivers unaware of how fast they are going, or what is around them, and rude, to boot. In the last several years it has become worse than ever. I hope the County will fund a sting effort again, soon, $$$ seems to be the only thing that works, sort of.


What is with the safety lynching? Disturbing.


It certainly caught my eye as I biked by. I'm just guessing that between the parked cars, the street sweeper, garbage collection and what not, they thought this was easier. It did freak me out though. It's probably still up over on either Chula Vista or Laguna.

Peter Garrison

Distracted driving = $500 fine and a point on your driving record.


In the past the City Arborist has forced people to take down swing sets, Christmas lights, even Ivy.
I guess there is a good reason to this.
Otherwise the trees would become advertisement apparatus.
So lets hope that the City of Burlingame Arborist starts getting the "Safety Monkey's out of the trees.
Take the kids to any park in the area.
Just make sure that they take their shoes off before they get in the car.
Those Basketball things are a problem too.
The City of Burlingame Arborist should take care of those too.
I Think his name is Steve Porter.
Safety Monkey's.
Good name.

Bruce Dickinson

Bruce Dickinson, once again, is shaking his head and is at a loss for words.

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