Archive for July, 2006

July 28th, 2006 - 12:31 am § in Community

Tips for the Heat

I hope you all are doing well, and can manage the heat.  I went this week to the CPAB (Community Police Advisory Board) and they were talking about the two young women who were attacked on Monday night.  These two women were in their early to mid 20s, and they left their sliding window open, [&hel[...]

July 25th, 2006 - 3:54 pm § in Community

Help Is On It’s Way!

The City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks will keep Senior Citizen Centers open due to expected high temperatures. Department Senior Centers will also be open during regularly scheduled hours on weekdays. The Centers will have free water available. According to Recreation and Parks [...]

July 24th, 2006 - 5:58 pm § in Sustainability

An Inconvenient Truth

An Inconvenient Truth is a movie that every person on this planet should see! This movie is very poignant, touching, engaging, and moving. It is a smart movie, that will hopefully hit some spots and change us as a nation and us individuals. Right now this movie is only playing at selected Theaters, [...]

July 21st, 2006 - 12:50 pm § in Community

Ridazz and Theatre

So many cool things and such great people!  Last Fridays Midnight Ridazz had around 1,300 people on bicycles!  Can you believe it!  It was amazing!  Yes, people got pissed off.  Why?  Because they were stuck in traffic, and couldn’t move, until the line of 1,300 cyclists passed.  And ot[...]

July 19th, 2006 - 9:23 pm § in Community

Summer Is Here! Bikes Are Out! Keep On Pedaling!

Last Fridays Midnight Ridazz had around 1,300 people on bicycles! It was amazing! Yes, people got pissed off. Why? Because they were stuck in traffic, and couldn’t move, until the line of 1,300 cyclists passed. Other people cheered. For some onlookers, this is the most fun parade they’ve[...]

July 12th, 2006 - 12:15 pm § in Community

BAD 1.1

On Saturday, July 15th, we are having our BAD 1.1 (Bicycle ADventure) kick-off event, celebrating the 1 Year Anniversary of illuminateLA . We’re celebrating by riding to the Sacred Fools Theatre to see “La Bete.” Sacred Fools is the first theatre that posted public transit links an[...]

July 3rd, 2006 - 6:25 pm § in Entertainment

MAD 1.1 – The Black Rider

               Our first MAD (Metro ADventures) event was a huge success. Everyone who showed up and rode the Red Line with us to the Ahmanson to see “The Black Rider” had a great time, and they all enjoyed this controversial performance. Of course I was a bit worried, and [...]

July 3rd, 2006 - 12:28 pm § in Everything Bike & Metro

Time To Dream Like Griffith Did

(printed in the October 2005 Los Feliz Ledger) By Stephen Box It is unfortunate that we have allowed a trail access conflict between equestrians and cyclists to take our eyes off the bigger issue— the future of Griffith Park. It is further unfortunate that we have allowed a debate over the future [...]