California Highway Patrol marks 80 Years

IRIS SMOOT/Acorn Newspapers UP CLOSE—Eddie Byrn of Moorpark checks out a patrol car during the California Highway Patrol’s 80th birthday celebration held recently at the department’s Moorpark office.

For 80 years the California Highway Patrol has regulated traffic on county and state highways, provided disaster and lifesaving assistance, and protected state buildings. On Aug. 14, the CHP officially marked its eighth decade in existence.

The CHP’s Moorpark offi...

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