Continuances Expired: “Roadblock v. Gritzner” Trial Begins April 13


The story that more people request a follow-up on than any other is a variation on, "what ever happened to the hit and run case involving Glenn Gritzner?"

The case or "People of California v Gritzner" has been one that holds interest for several reasons.  For one, after being rebuffed by the police in his attempt to get them to follow-up on his crash; Roadblock did his own investigation that led him, and eventually the police and city attorney to where we are now.  Many people who know the defendant have been shocked by his involvement in this case because of his own ties to the transportation reform community and his own political career.

Well, the criminal justice system is going to get its chance to cast it’s own verdict starting next week.  Yesterday, Gritzner’s last request for a continuance was rejected and a court date was set for April 13.  You can read more about the case at this Streetsblog article from February.


City Official Gets Slap on Wrist for “No Contest” DUI

Photo: ABC7 described Miguel Santana as "the most powerful non-elected official" in Los Angeles when they wrote that the administrator in charge of balancing the city budget was "busted" for a DUI.  Two months later, the verdict was handed down for Santana, who was caught drunk driving in Covina on his way home from […]

Next Week, In Livable Streets News

Magos went to the hospital, now his attacker may go to court.  Photo: Ross Hirsch Next week promises to be a very busy one for Streetsblog, and since I’m going to be tied up today finishing the arrangements for the fundraiser, I thought I’d give you a preview of some of the stories we’re working […]

Streetsies 2010: It Was the Best of Times

If someone had told me a year ago that we would be celebrating a Bike Plan that the cycling community loved, that Metro would have already received some 30/10 money from the federal government and that the LAPD was being praised for its bike-friendly efforts at the end of the year I wouldn’t have thought […]