LA Streetsblog will be off today for Memorial Day weekend

Just a quick note that we’ll be taking today off to celebrate the Memorial Day weekend. Have a safe, happy holiday and we’ll see you again on Tuesday.

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Happy Memorial Day Weekend

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Memorial Day 2007 fun on the GWB. For maximum verisimilitude, replay ad infinitum.   Biting commentary on the D.C. dog and pony show isn’t just for Streetsblog anymore. The New York Times’ David M. Herszenhorn has a not-so-subtle indictment of this week’s Congressional hearings on gasoline prices, where slippery oil executives were lined up before […]

On Fountain and LaBrea, a Ghost Bike Appears

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Yesterday morning, the sun rose on the corner of La Brea and Fountain to a new occupant on the street corner.  A Ghost Bike had been erected by a group of bike activists to memorialize two pedestrians, one of whom may have been walking her bike across the street, who "lost their lives to a […]

Gardena PD Ticket, Harass United Riders of South Los Angeles for Taking Lane while the Case of the Hit-and-Run Victim They Were Honoring Remains Unsolved

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The United Riders of South Los Angeles had just left the memorial site for Benjamin Torres, killed last October in Gardena in a hit-and-run, when they were pulled over by the Gardena Police Department. They had stopped at the site to replace Torres’ original ghost bike, which had recently been removed by the city. They […]