Archive | June, 2009

East LA – Saturday Night

June 29, 2009

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Now morons are lighting up family clubs. Three people were killed and seven more were wounded when an unknown gunman opened fire on a “family and friends event” called “Old School Bike Night” being held at Falcone’s Pizza on Slauson Avenue in Pico Rivera. The flyer for the event promised “Good Food. Good Music. Lots […]

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Ricardo Gutierrez — A Correction

June 29, 2009

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We do not like running corrections but when we are wrong we have no choice. And, we were wrong again. So we have to apologize again. Earlier this month this page said that “Ricardo Gutierrez, who previously opposed sealing plea deals, has now publically stated that, ‘as part of his role as a member of […]

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Shop Class As Soulcraft

June 29, 2009

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I had a little, blonde, blue-eyed social worker once upon a time. She bought me with those eyes. She could freeze streams with those eyes. She could look a hole through a cloud and she kept those eyes open at all the right times. Sometimes if I shut my eyes I can still see hers. […]

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Four Scenes From A Prosecution

June 28, 2009

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The American system of justice is a mud fight. Prosecuting and defending attorneys attack, insult and lie at each other in front of a special kind of politician called a judge. It is a holy mud fight. Believers are convinced that if the pettifoggers just fight hard enough eventually a beautiful, white angel called justice […]

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First Mongol Sentenced

June 26, 2009

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The first defendant in the Mongols racketeering case was sentenced this week and that is both good news and bad news for the Mongols. Juan Manuel “Listo” Nieves pled guilty to belonging to a murdering, drug dealing, criminal conspiracy named the Mongols Motorcycle Club and he was sentenced to 27 months in prison followed by […]

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Daily News Only Here

June 24, 2009

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Every day of the year there are somewhere between 15 and 60 major motorcycle accidents. This page ignores most of them because there is just never much to say. But we notice the carnage on the road and just once we thought you might want to take a small glimpse at the big picture of […]

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Dob In A Bikie Day

June 23, 2009

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The civilians have become very afraid of bikers in Australia and this is where it has led: Today, June 23rd, is “Dob in a Bikie” day in Western Australia. Those who do not speak Hoss-Trial-Yun should substitute the phrase “rat out” for “dob in” and “biker” for bikie. Dob in a Bikie Day is the […]

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Zombie Noise Nazis Reported

June 23, 2009

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Esteemed web colleague Brad Aaron wrote on Streetblogs.com earlier this month that that ridiculous New York noise bill, Proposed Introduction Number 416-A, was still alive. For those who do not remember this proposed law, it would have made it illegal to stop, stand or park anywhere in New York City if your bike was equipped […]

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Did Doc Steal The Patch

June 22, 2009

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Last week in As Mongols Nation Turns, the drama was all about the patch. Some weeks it is embarrassing to watch this soap opera. It is like watching an old heavyweight get cut up round after round by a middleweight with hands that blur. The Mongols might be strong and tough and have all the […]

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Clunker Voucher For Bikes

June 17, 2009

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We have to do this story because the emails are already pouring into Aging Rebel Action Newz Central. So here is our live, breaking news, report. One of Harley-Davidson’s favorite Senators, Bob Casey, a Democrat from Pennsylvania, (pictured above) has introduced a Bill that would give a cash voucher of $2,500 to anyone who sells […]

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Billy Lane Plea Deal

June 16, 2009

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Celebrity bike builder Billy Lane pleaded guilty to felony vehicular homicide last week. Lane remains free. His next court appearance is scheduled for August 14th when he will be sentenced. He will probably avoid prison. The plea deal to which he has agreed mandates a lifetime suspension of his driver’s license. But Lane’s lawyer, Greg […]

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Semi-Secret Mongols Drama Continue

June 15, 2009

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Late last week, five more men pled guilty to racketeering in the government prosecution of the Mongols Motorcycle Club. Three of those pleas were made public. Two of those pleas remain sealed. So far in this case, 23 plea and sentencing agreements have been filed with the Federal Court for the Central District of California. […]

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Cali Bike Smog Checks

June 15, 2009

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The beautiful dream of further harassing California bikers with biannual smog checks has died. California State Senator Fran Pavley, introduced Senate Bill 435 in February. The Bill would require California motorcycles with an engine larger than 280 cubic centimeters and manufactured after the year 2000 to have their emissions checked. The bill was eagerly and […]

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