Episode #52: CVN LIVE Radio: A discussion with Officer Jakowitz of the CHP

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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