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Archive for October, 2007

October 31st, 2007 - 1:45 pm § in Sustainability

2nd Annual Red Nation Water of Life Ceremony

The second annual American Indian Heritage Month in the City of Los Angeles begins at sunrise on Thursday, November 1 @ 7:00 am with a water blessing ceremony on the Los Angeles River. The Respecting the Water of Life Ceremony will be held at Bette Davis Picnic Area in Griffith Park. Lead by America[...]

October 30th, 2007 - 12:26 am § in Entertainment

Bike Safety Films at the Echo Park Film Center

Head on down to the Echo Park Film Center on Sunday November 4th for an evening of vintage bicycle safety films from the 50s, 60s and 70s in this special benefit screening for the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition. Watch as little Jane and Johnny take to the streets for the first time to learn [&[...]

October 27th, 2007 - 11:25 am § in Sustainability

Be Kind to the Planet! – Walk! Bike! Go Metro!

Last week I picked up the L.A.youth Magazine at a Neighborhood Council meeting and I came across the “Traveling Green” article. Youth between the ages of 14-18 took on a 7 day challenge to travel by any mode of transportation except the car. The article was very inspiring. Even though th[...]

October 23rd, 2007 - 10:47 pm § in Entertainment

Theatre Supports Museum of Tolerance

I always appreciate a theatre that gives back to the community! The SkyPilot Theatre is one of them. Every production that they did in the past gave portion of the proceeds to some organization. Their current production is TAKING SIDES, a play by British playwright Ronald Harwood, the Academy Award [...]

October 22nd, 2007 - 4:09 pm § in Community

How To Help With The Fires

Click on the Map to track the fire or click here Save the water! take short showers turn off the faucet while you brush your teeth put your dishwasher on water-saver (if you have that option) fill up the sink with water to wash and rinse your dishes instead of washing them under running water [&hell[...]

October 8th, 2007 - 11:19 am § in Everything Bike & Metro

Is LA like NY?

People here on the west coast like to say that in New York you could die on the street and nobody would notice. People who are saying this like to pride themselves, that here in LA it’s so different. I’m of a different opinion: Yesterday at noon I went down to the Metro to ride […[...]

October 6th, 2007 - 12:37 pm § in Everything Bike & Metro

Dear LAPD, Bikes Belong In Traffic!

Dear LAPD, Bikes belong in traffic! Cyclists belong on the street and not in the gutter, or the door zone, or the sidewalk (read “walk”.) Below is the San Francisco PD training video, but the California Vehicle Code (CVC) is the same here in Los Angeles. Please, watch this and write down[...]