Archive for January, 2010

January 28th, 2010 - 6:49 pm § in Everything Bike & Metro

Sharon McNary from KPCC has it all wrong!

I’ve been riding my bike all over Europe and all over Los Angeles. I love riding dressed up or dressed down, I love riding to auditions and I pride myself that I’m one of the very few actresses who is working in the industry without having to own a car. When I ride dressed up, […][...]

January 27th, 2010 - 2:17 pm § in Everything Bike & Metro

How to Make LA Safe, Effective and More Enjoyable for Cyclists

This Article appeared in LA Streetsblog on January 26, 2010. I’ve written in the past three weeks My Case Against Bike Paths, my discontent about Bike Lanes and about  Bike Routes. It was great to see the discussions and the suggestions that came out of it. Some people shared their likes and [...]

January 20th, 2010 - 4:18 pm § in Everything Bike & Metro

Cyclists/LAPD Task Force off to a Good Start

Two weeks ago a group of cyclists got together with the LAPD and created the Cyclists/LAPD Task Force. The Task Force addressed issues concerning law, safety, education, enforcement, policy, road rage, the Cyclists’ Bill of Rights, the Bike Plan, theft, data, and crime scenes. Representing the[...]

January 20th, 2010 - 4:03 pm § in Everything Bike & Metro

Every Street is a Bike Route

This Article appeared in LA Streetsblog on January 19, 2010 Late last year I participated in the Crenshaw Crush ride which had riders of ages, from 4 to 64, participating. The route took us from major arterials like Crenshaw Boulevard to little neighborhood side streets, and through the Olympic Vill[...]

January 17th, 2010 - 3:23 pm § in Sustainability

Care For Trees on Martin Luther Kind Day – A National Day of Service!

Monday, January 18th is Martin Luther King Day. Cassandra Pruett, the Outreach Coordinator of the East Hollywood NC, organized a Tree Care event and the community is going out to Edgemont St. to take care of the trees they planted two years ago. Since I’m involved with the East Hollywood Neigh[...]

January 7th, 2010 - 11:56 am § in Everything Bike & Metro

LA’s 2nd Annual No Pants Metro Ride

I missed last years No Pants Metro Ride but I’ll do my best to make it this year. The main train ride will begin with the 2:22pm Westbound Red Line at Union Station. If your birthday is between July 1st and and September 30th, board this train. If your birthday is between April 1st and [&helli[...]

January 5th, 2010 - 8:00 pm § in Everything Bike & Metro

The Case Against Bike Paths – in LA

This article appeared in LA Streetsblog on January 5th. (Anyone who was at last December’s Bike Meeting in City Hall witnessed a mini-shouting match between Enci Box and Councilman Tom LaBonge over whether or not there are “bike facilities” in LaBonge’s district.  Enci conte[...]

January 2nd, 2010 - 6:00 am § in Sustainability

Rebel Without A Car – Starting the New Year With Fresh Dirt

This article appeared in the on-line magazine for actors The January Networker, 2009 Will Rogers, who lived through the great dust bowl once said: “They’re making more people every day—but they ain’t making any more dirt.” It’s as true today as it was then. Will is gone, but the dirt[...]