Archive for July, 2008

July 9th, 2008 - 9:44 am § in Everything Bike & Metro

LA’s Got a Cycling Movement!

July 4th’s 300 person Holiday Ride ended badly for the 2 cyclists taken out by a road ragin’ motorist who objected to their presence on Mandeville Canyon and cut them off, slamming on his brakes and causing one cyclist to careen through the air crashing to the road in front of the car wh[...]

July 7th, 2008 - 8:00 am § in Entertainment

“Great To Be Nominated” Series

The “” series, featuring the picture from each Academy Awards year that received the most nominations without winning the Best Picture award, continues its fifth and final season with three titles in July, then concludes in August.[...]

July 5th, 2008 - 12:35 am § in Sustainability

Metro Superhero!

The 704 Rapid rolled east on Santa Monica approaching Sunset Boulevard and stopped just short of Sanborn. The first person off the bus was Operator 28196 who then turned and helped a little old lady off the bus. She paused and turned and he got back on the bus.[...]

July 2nd, 2008 - 1:17 am § in Everything Bike & Metro

2008 Griffith Park Festival of Lights

In the grand scheme of things, fighting to ensure that cyclists have full access to the 2008 Griffith Park Festival of Lights may seem like a low priority battle with little to gain, especially if you’ve ever spent much time sucking the fumes from the middle of the gridlocked environmental nig[...]