Tag Archives: Life before License
It’s here: Life Before License!

It’s here: Life Before License!

When a father and son are struck and left for dead, it’s time to do something about hit and run.  When a judge sentences a hit and run convict to 90 days community service for nearly destroying someone’s life, it’s time to do something about hit and run.  When 32% of all collisions are hit [...]

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Life Before License: 3rd meeting, this Sunday, 1-3pm

Life Before License: 3rd meeting, this Sunday, 1-3pm

Life Before License will have it’s 3rd organizing meeting this Sunday afternoon – details below.  We’re almost ready to roll out this campaign, so this is the best time to get in on what’s destined to be a great campaign to change state law.  If you’d like to participate, but can’t make the meetings – [...]

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VLOG: Week In Review, 8/23-8/29

VLOG: Week In Review, 8/23-8/29

I thought I’d give you a run down of some of what I was up to, and what others were up to last week, vlog style, 10 minutes! I’ve never done a vlog (video blog) before, so I welcome your input.  There’s so many things in a week of bike work that I would love [...]

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Life Before License: 2nd meeting, Sunday, 1-3pm & Take the Survey.

Life Before License: 2nd meeting, Sunday, 1-3pm & Take the Survey.

Life Before License is kicking off by surveying you about your opinions on hit and run laws, and driving privileges.  Please take the survey, and please share this link widely: http://bit.ly/LB4Lsurv Share it on your twitter account, share it on Facebook, and ask your friends, family, and community to take the survey.  This survey will [...]

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Life Before License organizing meeting this Sunday

Life Before License organizing meeting this Sunday

Bikeside will be hosting a meeting (RSVP on Facebook, Twitter) this Sunday, August 15th, from 1pm till 3pm, to get organized for our Life Before License campaign.  The Life Before License campaign is Bikeside’s campaign to change state law so that hit and run drivers have their license revoked; it is part of Bikeside’s larger [...]

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CityWatch: 1,300 cyclists at Beverly Hills Courthouse for change

CityWatch: 1,300 cyclists at Beverly Hills Courthouse for change

(Editor’s note – this article originally circulated in CityWatch, an email newsletter on City Hall. If you want to understand LA politics, you must read CityWatch! Subscribe here!) (There’s been some great coverage of both Critical Mass and the Blood In & Hit and Run protests. Check out Alex de Cordoba’s blog – the Engaged [...]

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Photos from the Blood In Protest

Photos from the Blood In Protest

Until Sara or I can write a proper post, here are some photos from the Blood In protest, courtesy Gary Kavanagh and “Barleye”:

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Blood In Ride and Protest – Press Release

For immediate release.  For information & interviews contact alexcthompson@gmail.com. On Tuesday, July 27th, and Friday, July 30th, cyclists will gather at the Beverly Hills Courthouse to protest the tepid sentence handed down by Judge Elden S. Fox for Celine Mahdavi.  Mahdavi hit cyclist Louis Deliz and left him to die in the street on December [...]

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