Tag Archives: Mandeville Canyon
Road Rage on the Planet of the Apes

Road Rage on the Planet of the Apes

Unless you’ve been under a rock where they don’t have the internet, you know that the Mandeville Canyon road rager, Christopher Thompson, has been sentenced to 5 years in prison.  From a punitive standpoint, he deserves every lick.  For many though, it’s hard to celebrate that; even Ron Peterson, who lost his nose to Thompson’s [...]

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Act ASAP: Letters of support for a stiff sentence for Chris Thompson

Apparently road rage felon Christopher Thompson has accumulated a stack of letters attesting to his good character, seeking a lenient sentence for his violence in Mandeville Canyon. The prosecutor, District Attorney Mary Stone, is seeking letters giving the counterpoint to that – attesting to the seriousness of his crimes and the personal effect such crimes [...]

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Where have you gone Bill Rosendahl?

Where have you gone Bill Rosendahl?

(originally printed on City Watch on Monday.  Sign up for City Watch here.) Bill Rosendahl, LA City Council Transportation Committee Chair, can be a great champion of any cause, but lately he is missed by cyclists and transportation advocates.  And so, if I may begin this public comment with my “ask”, I ask Bill to [...]

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Gutierrez & DeSousa Video Demonstrates That Mandeville Canyon Victims Rode Correctly. Task Force Recommends Responsibilities For Cyclists

Dan Gutierrez & Brian DeSousa rode Mandeville Canyon on Saturday and recorded it to demonstrate proper lane positioning. The video confirms what many suspected – the two cyclists assaulted and injured were correct in taking the lane during their descent:

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Mandeville Canyon Meeting CANCELLED

Rosendahl’s office has cancelled the community meeting scheduled for today, Monday, about the Mandeville Canyon Assault, and cyclist/motorist tensions in the area. I’m sorry that this happened, as I thought it would be a step in the right direction for residents and cyclists to discuss this. You can find more about Rosendahl’s reasons for the [...]

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