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8:05 AM PST on January 17, 2011


In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we'll be publishing on a very light schedule today.  Full headlines, news and a short film debut are all on tap for tomorrow.

Tonight - The City of Santa Monica considers tweaking its Bike Licensing program at their City Council hearing.  Really guys?  City Council meeting on Martin Luther King Day?  Sigh.  Santa Monica.  Get the details from SM Spoke.

Tuesday - If you live in the Venice area and want to learn more about the project to make Main Street from Navy to Windward Circle, please attend the Venice Neighborhood Council Meeting this coming Tuesday.  Get more details here.  We'll have more on the project tomorrow.

Tuesday - Streetsblog invades Pasadena.  Join us for a one-night symposium featuring UCLA Professor Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris, interactive modeling with James Rojas and a VIP Panel that includes Pasadena Mayor Bill Bogaard.  Get all the details here: and RSVP here

Tuesday - Wednesday - Thursday -The Committees for the Metro Board of Directors all meet this week in advance of next week's Board meeting.  The agendas don't have anything too controversial on them at first glance, but you never know with the Metro Board.  Read the full agendas, here.

Saturday - Check it out!  Another great event in Pasadena.  What a week!  One Community- A Grassroots Think Tank, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and Parsons-Brinckerhoff will host a timely and important transportation summit to discuss the short-term and long-term transportation goals, challenges and opportunities for the Southern California region.  Get more details, here.

Saturday - Live at Cynergy Cycles in Santa Monica, Join Kit and some special friends for a great night that includes prizes, non-stop entertainment, and surprise guests!  They'll also be presenting bikes to  the 1000 Bikes Foundation and the Encino Velodrome Youth Program!  The event starts at 6:00.  Get more details on the event Facebook page.

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