Florida Avenue – a no-man’s land

Photo by Melissa Díaz HernándezFlorida Ave., Hemet, CA. ■ By Rusty Strait / Senior Reporter State Route 74, better known hereabouts as Florida Avenue, is a virtual no-man’s land or, if you prefer, Dodge City West, because one is always dodging traffic or pedestrians 24/7 every single day of the year. This has been going on for several years, but since 2015 pedestrians are practically daring to be maimed or killed. Yesterday afternoon I parked my vehicle on Florida Avenue. On one side of the street is a motel, on the other a liquor store. In a matter of 30 minutes I watched as 14 people jaywalked from the motel to

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