Tag Archives: Pasadena

Photos: Fiery Big Rig Accident Shuts Down Gold Line

The Metro Gold Line was the belle of the ball on Saturday with the opening of the Foothill Extension.  But just hours later on Sunday morning, a big rig driver lost control of his vehicle and crashed into the center divider.  The big rig landed on the tracks of the gold line and burst into […]

I Took a Sneak Peek Train Ride on the Gold Line Extension

Metro invited me, along with Metro Board Members and members of the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority, to take a sneak peak train ride on the Gold Line Foothill Extension before its March 5th opening. We took the ride on the new Kinkisharyo trains.  The ride was the smoothest I’ve felt on any […]

Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension to Open March 5, 2016

Metro CEO Phillip A. Washington announced on Thursday that Phase 1 of the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Project will officially open to the public on Saturday, March 5, 2016.  This will be the first rail line funded and built with the 2008 Measure R countywide sales tax. The Gold Line Extension will extend nearly […]

My Adventures with the LA Explorers Club – Garden of Eden the Devil’s Gate

This Sunday I joined the Los Angeles Explorers Club with my friend, Mary, on an intense bike ride through the Arroyo Seco.  I’ve been wanting to check out one of their curated rides since I heard about the group earlier this year.  Their rides explore the history and culture of the city, and delve into […]

Ovarian Psycos Present: Bike-In Movie Night – 6/25/2014

Looking for something fun to do tomorrow in the long, summer night?  Come screen two short documentaries on ghost bikes presented by the bicycle brigade Ovarian Psycos. What is a ghost bike?  They are white-painted bicycles that are places as a memorial near the site of where a cycles was killed by a car.  They […]