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Santa Cruz scene: Just love everybod...

Santa Cruz scene: Just love everybody

One day in Santa Cruz, along my regular bike-to-work route, I paused to...

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National School Walkout —because Saf...

National School Walkout —because Safe Routes to School aren’t just about infrastructure improvements

As Safe Routes to School, Bicycling Monterey, and many other bike advocates...

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Rest Stops: People who bike, walk, o...

Rest Stops: People who bike, walk, or otherwise get about sometimes just need to “sit a spell”

Short link to this post: https://bit.ly/PublicBench Buzz is increasing about a...

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Laguna Seca Racetrack — home of worl...

Laguna Seca Racetrack — home of world-renowned bicycle, motorcycle, and automobile events — renamed WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca

Short link to this post: https://bit.ly/WeatherTechRaceway Adieu, Mazda....

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March 24: March for Our Lives –...

March 24: March for Our Lives – Monterey

Short link to this post: https://bit.ly/MRYMarch4RLives For April 20, 2018...

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“Social benefits of cycling...

“Social benefits of cycling” — for people who bike, and for everyone

Short link to this post: https://bit.ly/SeeUHearU Tip of the helmet to Sean...

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Remembering Bicycling Victims of Vio...

Remembering Bicycling Victims of Violence, 2012-2018: Juan Angel Perez, and Señores Amezcua, Cardenas, Martinez, Ramirez, Sanchez, Suniga, Trujillo

In this post, we remember eight individuals—a boy and seven men—who were...

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“East of Salinas” and De...

“East of Salinas” and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals / DACA Renewal Clinics in the Monterey Bay Region

Garner neighborhood (a neighborhood in the film, e.g., at 36:45) In the film...

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ICE Advisory for People Who Bike ...

ICE Advisory for People Who Bike – Immigrants and Law Enforcement in Monterey County

Short link to this post: https://bit.ly/ICEMontereyCounty Directory of...

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Aussies, others ask: Immigration ...

Aussies, others ask: Immigration – What’s up with U.S. policies?

On the local, state, national, and international level, many of us in the...

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Women’s March on Washington, D...

Women’s March on Washington, DC – and Monterey County related activities

City of Monterey native Amanda Cole, currently a resident of Washington,...

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Salinas Valley, Salad Bowl of the Na...

Salinas Valley, Salad Bowl of the Nation — Who could be hungry?

Some may wonder if Thomas Fuller’s story, “In a California...

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Outstanding Women of Monterey County...

Outstanding Women of Monterey County 2015

The Monterey County Commission on the Status of Women named ten Outstanding...

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Bike East Salinas / The Alisal — inc...

Bike East Salinas / The Alisal — including HER Helmet Thursdays spots

Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/TheAlisal Many people who bike Salinas...

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Constables of the Peace – Cops...

Constables of the Peace – Cops on Bikes in Monterey County

Scroll this post, to see law enforcement officers on bikes in...

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Techno Wonders and Woes

Ah, the wonders—and woes—of a techy world. If you tried to visit this site...

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New Tech Challenges the Old Book Pub...

An October 8 front-page story in the San Jose Mercury News, also picked up by...

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Reza Aslan at Carmel Authors & ...

After a weekend of mostly sitting indoors to enjoy Jim & Cindy...

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Gail Root coaches parents: Give chil...

Gail Root coaches parents: Give children roots and wings

Update, fall 2013: Kaid Benfield of the Natural Resources Defense Council...

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Lead Pencil Girl Gone Techno

Lead Pencil Girl Gone Techno

I was as skittish with a fish back then as I often am today with new...

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What Is Our Health Care System Reall...

I received an appropriately timed Independence Day greeting.  It was from a...

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Beware of Limited-Benefit Health Ins...

Beware of Limited-Benefit Health Insurance Plans: Why a Daughter of the American Revolution Just May Flee the Country

A front-page story in the July 1 New York Times,  “Insured but...