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 BlogHer.com and also blog regularly for mnn.com and Lime.com. 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!

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Welcome to LA Streetsblog

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A Last Look at 2007

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LA Eastside on Buses as Part of the Community

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Browne Molyneux, one of the talented writers at the Bus Bench, has a new article up at LA Eastside, which highlights the role buses can take in the neighborhood as a part of the community. Molyneux, no fan of Metro, compares her experience on the Montebello #40 with those of her experiences on Metro. The […]

Welcome to Streetsblog: Kris, Sahra and Carlos

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Today is the day Los Angeles Streetsblog has been waiting for since our first launch in March of 2008.  Today, we’re expanding.  Everyone give a warm welcome to our two newest writers, Kris Fortin and Sahra Sulaiman. Streetsblog is happy to announce that thanks to a generous grant from the California Endowment, today we are […]