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Progress Towards Reducing the Speed Limit on Benjamin Drive

Wow, this must be Ladera Ranch Civic Council week. Another positive development from the folks on the Civic Council:

After years of hard work, the Ladera Ranch Civic Council has successfully implemented enough changes on Benjamin Drive to legally lower the speed limit from 45 MPH to 40 MPH. Benjamin’s traffic has been at capacity [...]

Ladera Ranch Civic Council Meeting on Monday, July 22

The Ladera Ranch Civic Council will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, July 22, 2013 at 7 PM at the Santa margarita Water District Building on Antonio Parkway. According to the Civic Council, Monday’s agenda will include:


The Council will feature a presentation from Steve Nelson on the closing of the San Onofre [...]