Manhattan Beach: Skateboarding is a Crime ($2000 Fine, 1 Year in Jail)

The criminalization of youth continues, same as it ever did. Relying on the same tired excuses of protecting public property from use by under-aged citizens and protecting kids from the risks of physical activity, the Manhattan Beach city council banned jumping “on or over objects” on a skateboard. Violating the […]

Tennis and Castro

Friday I went with a friend to a pre-Wimbleton tennis competition. Learned something about the game and saw Nike’s new Tiger Woods in action. Forgot the French kid’s name, but he’s supposed to be the first black male player, he just moved up from the under-18 league where he won […]