Video: LA Traffic • 1.6 Miles in 13 Minutes

Pershing Dr. north to Culver Blvd. east: 1.6 Miles in 13 Minutes.

While viewing, keep an eye on distance vs. duration.

According to Los Angeles City Councilmember Mike Bonin’s office, these roadway changes are part of a pilot program, with an evaluation of its benefits and drawbacks to be conducted sometime in the future. Bonin’s office has expressed an openness to community feedback and is going “to gather data and public input, analyze whether impacts are positive or not, and adjust accordingly.” All residents who wish to comment on the roadway configurations are encouraged to contact Mike Bonin‘s Mobility Deputy Jessie Holzer at jessie.holzer@lacity.org or 310-575-8461. Music by Meatloaf: “Back Into Hell.”

Old Postcards

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Uncovered from an archaeological dig in my grandmother’s old desk, this is a group of old postcards dating from the 1960s and ’70s — some even earlier. Beginning in the west then heading east.

COPS Racing at the 50th Mexican 1000

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This is the daddy of all off-road races: the Mexican 1000. It started exactly 50 years ago by the National Off-Road Racing Association, the first sanctioning body dedicated to off road racing. The first event began in Tijuana and finished in La Paz, while this 50th Anniversary running would start in Ensenada and finish in […]

A Long Weekend in the Desert

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Our base-camp for a long weekend in the desert was about 60 miles east of Palm Springs, near the Red Cloud Mine Road. From there we could wander and explore large areas of eastern California desert. Links to extra-credit videos are near the bottom of the page. What the Red Cloud Jeep Trail would like […]

Christmas Morning in Sedona

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Normally we ride mountain bikes when in Sedona, but overnight on Christmas Eve the area received 4″ of fresh powder. Since there is nothing quite as spectacular as fresh white snow on red rocks, we abandoned the bikes for hiking boots and tennis shoes (as the case may be).

A Few Photos from the Baja 1000

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The 49th running of the SCORE Baja 1000 was held November 18 with 270 competitors planning to finish the 854-mile course. The race started in Ensenada running east to Ojos Negros, then back to the Pacific Coast and south to El Rosario. After a big loop in the desert, racers headed back up the Pacific […]

PCT • California Section Eye

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The Pacific Crest Trail runs 2,650 miles from Mexico to Canada, climbing over 57 major mountain passes, 19 major canyons, and along the shores of more than 1,000 lakes. Elevation gained over the length of the trail is 489,418′ — that works out to a little more than 92 vertical miles. We seem to bump […]

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