Today’s Headlines

  • Governor Jerry Brown shows his love for California motorists (L.A. Times, Daily News)
  • Metrolink train strikes back against auto-supremacy in a Newhall crash (Daily News)
  • L.A. Sheriff’s Deputies run over, kill bike rider they were trying to stop (Daily Breeze)
  • CicLAvia brings 100,000 people to L.A.’s biggest rolling block party (L.A. Times)
  • Police say no major problems at CicLAvia other than “a few” bike thefts (L.A. Times)
  • A short video says L.A. transportation is back on track (The Source)
  • A Valley man sues for his right to advertise topless maids on mobile billboards (Curbed LA)
  • Anaheim moves forward with the “Crystal Cathedral of train stations (L.A. Times)
  • Bike wear company challenges governor to ride across L.A. without getting Jerry Browned (Swrve)

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