Introducing Today’s Guest Writer: Siel “Green L.A. Girl” Ju

10_15_09_siel.jpgThe former mayor of Emerald City.

I’m an environmental writer and activist who writes green LA
girl, a blog about eco-friendly, sustainable living in Los
Angeles. I’m also a contributing editor at and also blog regularly for and I also have a PhD — but don’t really use it. And I’m planning a Blogger Beach Cleanup for Oct. 24, the International Day of Climate Action — which all Streetsblog LA writers and readers should come to!


The Times Giveth and the Times Taketh Away

Fresh off the news that the Times was bringing back the Bottleneck Blog came the news that my favorite Times blog, the fabulous Emerald City, was closing down effective tomorrow, June 21.  Emerald City managed to transcend being a blog about environmentalism to being a daily guide on how everyone can clean up their lives […]

Today’s Headlines

Daily News: We’re On Board with 30/10 Chronicle Writer Slurs Jerry Brown by Calling Him “Bike Lane Brown” Map of Where the Pico-Union Bike Maps Are Going (LAist) Prop. 23 Foes Out-Spending Proponents (LAT) Lots of Letters on CicLAvia and Wilbur Ave. (LAT) Full Story on BBB Joining Google Transit (Be a Green Commuter) An […]

Welcome to LA Streetsblog

Welcome to LA Streetsblog. I could call this the first post, but you can see all of my previous writings from Street Heat have moved with me. Even the stupid ones. Like this one. And let me say, tagging 275+ posts in one evening? Not fun. All that being said, let this post be sort […]

A Last Look at 2007

I know I’m late here, that most blogs did their “Look at 2007” well before the New Year, but what can I say? I was late to start posting in 2007, so I’m also late to do a review. When I arrived in LA, I was expecting to see little in the way of transportation […]