Recent Streetsblog LA posts about Ghost Bike

Opening Tonight: Ghost Bikes of L.A. Art Exhibit

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Ghost Bikes L.A., a local art show honoring a decade of art, advocacy and community opens tonight 7 pm at Red #5 Yellow #7 in the Hel-Mel Bike District in East Hollywood. “Through visually stunning art installations we aim to inspire viewers,” explains Nona Varnado, the curator of the exhibit. “We explore in depth the […]

Gardena PD Ticket, Harass United Riders of South Los Angeles for Taking Lane while the Case of the Hit-and-Run Victim They Were Honoring Remains Unsolved

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22400 (a) vc Impeding Traffic from Danny and Kat ZKO on Vimeo. The United Riders of South Los Angeles had just left the memorial site for Benjamin Torres, killed last October in Gardena in a hit-and-run, when they were pulled over by the Gardena Police Department. They had stopped at the site to replace Torres’ […]

Long Beach: Bringing Ghost Bikes to Life

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2011 marked an extraordinarily hard year for Long Beacher Danny Gamboa: cyclists seemed to be getting killed far too often. In that year alone, Southern California saw a staggering 70% increase in deaths from 2010, with 70 cyclists losing their lives in the seven-county region of SoCal alone in 2011. And in a rather morbid […]