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L.A. bicyclists call for civil obedience at next Critical Mass ride

June 22, 2010 | 11:44 am

Bikers call for civil obedience: LAist reports that some bikers are calling for a "Project Civic Obedience" to obey road rules at their next Critical Mass:

One of the key elements of large Critical Mass bicycle rides is that there's no official leadership, but with recent steps to improve relations between the LAPD, the cycling community and the public -- efforts that stem from a police incident caught on tape -- some cyclists are planning to step it up and lead by example.

Eco-Home shutting down: Streetsblog L.A. has an interesting post on its calendar. Apparently the "Eco-Home" in Los Feliz is closing down and ending all tours at the end of the month. From the posting:

After over 500 public tours, countless private ones and 15,000 visitors from southern California and around the world; the award winning Eco-Home™ will be closing its doors after twenty two years at the end of this month.

Times launches iPhone app: Times technology writer David Sarno writes about a new paid iPhone app the Los Angeles Times launched Monday:

The app is broken down into several main sections, including the latest headlines, photos, Tweets from The Times and a constantly updated feed of local news from the L.A. Now blog.

-- Anthony Pesce

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