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Pearl Izumi Blames Bicyclists for Crashes

Bicycle clothing manufacturer Pearl Izumi stumbled clumsily into a consumer boycott of its products beginning in July, after posting a victim-blaming ad calling for bicyclists to “cut drivers some slack” on Facebook and YouTube. The one-minute video ad features a woman bicycling on picturesque country lanes with a voice-over proclaiming…

“House Your People” Rally at San Jose City Hall (Wed, August 1, 5:30 pm)

From the¬†Affordable Housing Network Newsletter: STOP DISPLACEMENT! SANCTIONED ENCAMPMENTS NOW! Rally at City Hall 5:30 PM Wed August 1 SILICON VALLEY: HOUSE YOUR PEOPLE Join community and faith leaders to speak out against poverty and homelessness in the Capital of Silicon Valley, the richest place in the entire world. The…

A Look Back: How SF Bay Bridge Spiraled to Over $6.5 Billion ($13 Billion with Interest?)

As Steve Heminger, the Executive Director of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission announced his retirement for next year, it’s important to look at one of the largest transportation related boondoggles in the United States over the last 3-5 decades. There is an excellent Oct. 13, 2015 citylab article entitled: From $250…

Trump Derangement Syndrome (TDS)

    Trump supporters love to use the “Trump Derangement Syndrome” to explain why so many in the mainstream media and people on social media are quick to attack Donald Trump. It is used to show that they are not logical and are overly emotional. Many on social media have…

AIDS/LifeCycle 2019

The marketing effort for the 2019 AIDS/LifeCycle 545 mile SF to LA ride is starting this month. There are local rides at all times throughout the year including some more relaxing leisure rides during the summer. These are good rides to get to know others and talk to past, current…