Q: I have never written to a newspaper before but as my blood pressure elevates, I need to vent.
Why are California freeways so trashy? I’ve driven in many other states and never seen anything like the trash we have in our state. Recently we drove from Pleasanton to Emeryville. Every foot of the roadside seemed covered in trash.
A lot are things you can’t imagine just blew out of a car. There was a full-sized couch and loveseat along the road in the Fruitvale area.
Between the election and the virus, things are depressing enough. It would be nice to go for a ride and see a nice, clean countryside.
Christie Underwood, Pleasanton
A: Yes, it would, and finally, some hopeful news. Caltrans has resumed roadside cleanups, which were suspended due to the pandemic. Crews…