You can be the late Doug Korthof, who inspired this very "Ride Me" category, hopes Cal State Long Beach students get a charge out of the donations made to his alma mater in his name.It's two 240-volt electric vehicle chargers that belonged to the Seal Beach activist, who envisioned a world full of ... More >>
One in an occasional series reviewing consumer vehicles that are powered by water, natural gas, electricity, hybrid motors, high-efficiency gasoline engines or some other alternative source.My first item in the "Ride Me" category was an obituary for Seal Beach's Doug Korthof, an environmentalist and ... More >>
UPDATE, FEB. 14, 2:31 P.M.: What a wonderful way to mark Valentine's Day: Adopt a Charger ("Accelerating the adoption of plug-in vehicles via fee-free electric car chargers") has established the Doug Korthof Memorial Charger Fund. Money raised will be used to install and maintain a charging stati ... More >>
An electrifying rideElectric-car advocate/Toyota Prius critic Doug Korthof of Seal Beach is bullish on the hybrid Nissan LEAF.
UPDATE: The U.S. Transportation Department has opened an investigation into brake problems in 2010 Toyota Prius, according to the Washinton Post. Photo by Daniel KramerAs the Weekly reported last year, Bobette Riner had her Prius a couple months before it took off and died, leaving her stranded on t ... More >>
When the California Coastal Commission meets in Huntington Beach on Thursday, panelists will be staring into at least one familiar face: that of Chief Anthony Morales of the Gabrielino-Tongva Band of Mission Indians (pictured). While the commission deals with coastal development ... More >>
We swear this will be our final electric-car post, at least until the next one, but there was one other tidbit we learned from Chris Paine, the writer-director of the excellent Who Killed the Electric Car?, which is now playing at Edwards University in Irvine. Paine, Seal Beach activist Doug Kortho ... More >>
Who Killed the Electric Car? filmmaker Chris Paine turned anger to action
Who Killed the Electric Car?
Seal Beach activist Doug Korthof (see him in the upcoming documentary Who Killed the Electric Car?) sent this along about Iraq's girl blogger "Riverbend": "She offers a ground-level female perspective on Iraq and your Tax dollars at work. Against incredible odds, this literate and intense young Ira ... More >>
This just fell from the virtual sky courtesy of your favorite Seal Beach activist, Doug Korthof: Hi, We all know that Al Gore was swindled in the first of the neo-con "managed elections" of 2000, and that the theft of elections continues to this day via: --Voting Machines fixed, altered or fraudul ... More >>
As gas prices soar and Americans lose their taste for foreign oil, OC's biggest EV booster sounds like a prophet
After a polite email exchange with Seal Beach environmental/electric car/anti-Bush activist Doug Korthof -- he was catching This Ticking Time Bum up on what he's been up to lately (lots more than us, that's fer sure) -- it occured to us that if the automakers are telling the truth, our heads will al ... More >>
How are we supposed to learn from history if we can't even agree what that history taught us? Seal Beach's Doug Korthof pointed us to an LA Times story you can find at this link ... http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/iraq/complete/la-na-haig12mar12,1,2499867.story ... where Gen. Al Haig sees ... More >>
Can one activist fight off Detroit, Japan, Big Oil and the Bush administration to keep EVs alive?