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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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 […]

The Times Giveth and the Times Taketh Away

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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 […]

Streetsblog Interview: Steve Hymon

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Hymon, Second from the Left, Joins Sue Doyle in Talking to Richard Katz and Asm. Feuer Does anyone really need me to write an introduction for an interview with Steve Hymon? If so, I’ll be brief. He’s the transportation writer for the Los Angeles Times, making him one of the five most read transportation writers […]

Streetsblog Interview: Browne Molyneaux

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Browne Poses with Her New TAP Card When I first stumbled on the Bus Bench it was during their “Dead Escalator Series” where Randall “Bus Tard” Fleming basically took pictures of all the escalators around Metro sites that didn’t work.  The Bus Bench became a regular read for me because it provided an alternative viewpoint […]

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 […]