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February 29th, 2008 - 12:44 pm § in Sustainability

Eliminate All Plastic Grocery Bags From U.S. Super Markets

I wrote about plastic bags back in December and when I rode the LA River a couple weeks ago I really was disgusted. What looked like snow on the branches of the trees and bushes was plastic bags. This photo is from the Algalita Research Foundation: If the photo is not shocking enough, watch the [&he[...]

February 20th, 2008 - 2:28 pm § in Everything Bike & Metro

A Meeting Tonight That Everyone Should Attend!

You all know that I’m involved with the cycling issues here in LA. Cycling for me is not for sport but I believe in cycling as a transportation solution. I ride everywhere; to auditions and jobs, to the movies and the theatre, I ride to fun events and I also ride to the grocery store […[...]

February 15th, 2008 - 10:29 pm § in Entertainment

Bicycle Master Plan Meeting followed by a Movie!

Attending meetings at City Hall, the Bicycle Advisory Committee, the Transportation Committee and at the Metro can be quite boring but somehow the cycling community has managed to make these meetings relevant and fun and afterwards they always treat themselves with an adventure. The first meeting of[...]

February 6th, 2008 - 3:18 am § in Everything Bike & Metro

Thank You, Sgt.!

Thank you for pulling us 4 cyclists over tonight and for giving us a lecture on safe left turns. Thank you for letting us know that you know CVC 21202. Thank you for making the streets safer for us cyclists by pulling us over for impeding traffic. Thank you for taking your time and standing [&hellip[...]

February 4th, 2008 - 12:34 am § in Community

Whose Bill of Rights?

What is the Bill of Rights? And how many of us read it, let alone how many of us know all ten amendments? Most of us probably learned it in school and we hear it in conversations all the time. But sometimes we take the rights of the People for granted. We are used to […][...]