The Sundial

Earth Day: Ban plastic bags usage in Los Angeles

Julio Alberto Cruz

April 17, 2011

Earth Day is this Thursday, April 21 and it has been over 40 years since society has made a conscious effort to change. We need to continue to change more aspects of  our lives so we may conserve and protect our environment. Did you know that the first Earth Day on April 22, 1970? Since then, groundbreaking environmental la...

Sunny day at 2011 CicLAvia

Julio Alberto Cruz

April 11, 2011

A little wind and chill on Sunday turned into a  warm and sunny day to bike all around Los Angeles in the first CicLAvia of the year. 2011 CicLAvia brought many bike riders and joggers enjoying the route from Boyle Heights to East Hollywood. Photo credit: Julio Alberto Cruz Sunday's route was the same as the...

First CicLAvia of the year coming up

Julio Alberto Cruz

March 31, 2011

On Sunday, April 10 the first CicLAvia of the year will go on throughout some LA neighborhoods from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. The first ever ciclovía in LA was last October and there was a great turn out that this year three events will take place. The other two will be on July 10 and October 9. Apri...

Three CicLAvia events for 2011

Julio Alberto Cruz

February 24, 2011

Last fall, the city of Los Angeles held its first ever ciclovia that closed streets that stretched over seven miles from East Hollywood to Boyle Heights for people to walk, jog, bike and just have a good time on that sunny day. Thanks to the city government and Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa plus s...

CicLAvia turns out many pros and a couple of cons

Julio Alberto Cruz

October 12, 2010

This past Sunday, on 10/10/10, Los Angeles held its first Cicolvia, in LA known as CicLAvia, with 7.5 miles reserved mainly for bicyclists, but also for people to walk plus several activities were held throughout the route. I was a little disappointed that some sort of flu kept me in bed and made ...

First ever Ciclovía in Los Angeles

Julio Alberto Cruz

October 5, 2010

Next Sunday, Oct. 10, the city of LA is finally opening it streets to its first ever Ciclovía, also known as CicLAvia in LA. It’s a network of routes being reserved throughout the city for people and bicyclists to travel to their destinations and take advantage of any vendors or activities happening...

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