I’m a 77-Year-Old Biker Babe

Just Because I'm a Great-Grandmother Doesn't Mean I'm Not a Badass

I’m a 77-year-old Biker Babe—that would be me. And my Biker Boy is no boy— he’s pressing 60 although he doesn’t look it. When I first started riding Harleys about 10 years ago, my children and grandchildren shrugged and said: “Well, that’s it. She’s finally gone crazy.”

So what possessed me? I’m mild-mannered, wear Anne Klein’s designs, and actually read the Los Angeles Times every day.

Here’s how it began. As a member of Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s staff, I gave a speech on the state budget at a downtown Los …

Let the Kids Squander Their Own Youth

Here In California, Holding Young People Back Is Almost State Policy

There’s a nasty California disease spreading so fast that even our baseball teams have caught it.

Last year, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim kept their best player, then-20-year-old Mike Trout, …