Category Archives: Bicycle Riding

Family that donated land to TO Open Space has lived in Newbury Park since 1963

Ranch on top of the world Source of this article: The Thousand Oaks Acorn, March 30, 2017 As dementia began to overtake Harman Rasnow in the last years of his life, the 80-year-old loved to sit on his ranch on … Continue reading

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And along came a rider

When humans and horses collide, problems can arise Source of this article: The Thousand Oaks Acorn, July 10, 2014 Gorgeous weather and longer days bring outdoor enthusiasts in greater numbers to the city’s many trails, streets and pathways. Skateboarders, bicyclists, … Continue reading

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Girlz Gone Riding club carves out a place for women in mountain biking

Wendy Engelberg founded the Southern California group three years ago, and it has grown to become the largest women’s mountain biking club in the country. Source of this article: The Los Angeles Times, December 20, 2013 In 2005, 41-year-old Wendy … Continue reading

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Yosemite plan calls for more campsites and parking spaces, no visitors cap

The National Park Service would restore 203 acres along the Merced River and eliminate an ice rink, commercial horseback riding, hotel swimming pools and raft and bicycle rentals. Source of this article: The Los Angeles Times, January 9, 2013 Yosemite … Continue reading

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Camarillo parks district approves study to expand trails and open space in Camarillo

The Pleasant Valley Recreation & Park District approved a study that would  bring a new system of bike paths, hiking trails and open space that extends from  Camarillo to the Santa Monica Mountains. Source of this article: The Ventura County … Continue reading

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Sound project on trail seeks to re-imagine the landscape

The artwork called Stroll uses audio devices erected along Santa Clarita’s South Fork Trail to emit an eclectic mix of field recordings, electronic sounds, the spoken word and performed music. Source of this article: The Los Angeles Times, October 21, … Continue reading

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Bikers unwelcome on many L.A. trails

A comprehensive update of the city’s bicycle plan still gives precedence to hikers and equestrians. The issue reflects animosity born of anecdotal reports of unpleasant trail encounters. Source of this article: The Los Angeles Times, January 2, 2011 Not long … Continue reading

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Bicycle safety team already at work in T.O.

Source of this article – Thousand Oaks Acorn, November 2, 2006 A near-secret bicycle trail in Thousand Oaks and other bicycle issues were discussed during the first meeting of the city’s Bicycle Advisory Team. Under the direction of the City … Continue reading

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Thousand Oaks wants to improve safety for bicyclists

Source of this article – Thousand Oaks Acorn, October 5, 2006 In response to the death of Traffic and Transportation Commissioner Glenn Garvin, who was killed while riding his bicycle on Westlake Boulevard on Sept. 16, the City Council voted … Continue reading

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Ventura County Plans to Steer Its Transit Policy Away From Cars

Supervisors will include increasing the use of bicycles, buses, trains in area’s growth guidelines. Source of this article – Los Angeles Times, January 25, 2006 By Catherine Saillant, Times Staff Writer Can a Southern California county manage its growth without … Continue reading

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