Saturday February 27 marked the year anniversary of the death of 5-year old Zachary Michael Cruz. His family and friends have kept the stop sign at  Warring and Derby — the site of his death — continuously decorated. This weekend pots of yellow tulips and other spring flowers surrounded a picture of Zachary. Three sheets of poster board were tacked to a nearby wall for people to leave comments.

Frances Dinkelspiel

Frances Dinkelspiel (co-founder) is a journalist and author. Her first book, Towers of Gold: How One Jewish Immigrant Named Isaias Hellman Created California,...

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  1. Jennifer: I do the same. It’s heartbreaking. It pains me even to be reminded of this tragedy. But I think it’s worth thinking about, even if it it just reminds us to drive a little more slowly.

  2. I get teary-eyed every time I drive by this memorial, I have a 4.5 year old and a 3 year old, so my heart just breaks for him and his family. Still so sorry for the loss.