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Looks more like Chewbacca

Down along the LA River this week, we found two versions of a lost pet notice regarding Chuy the chihuahua.

Here’s the modest version:


And here’s the somewhat more grand version: 6 more words

Lost & Found

Transformations

Around the middle of the twentieth century, over a period of decades, the LA County Flood Control District did their damnedest to encase most of the city’s waterways in concrete. 439 more words

LA History

What Price Water?

A few months ago a friend and I were going down Forest Lawn Drive near Griffith Park. While she drove I was gazing out the window, and I was surprised to see a huge construction site spread out across the bed of the LA River. 441 more words

Infrastructure

‘Revitalization’ on the Los Angeles River as Environmental Restoration and Placemaking

Environmental restoration often gets associated with natural areas far from cities — areas that are over forested, over mined, and over tilled rather than overdeveloped.  Projects like tropical forest recovery aim to restore areas humans have destroyed and prevent future human damage, which often means reducing human presence.  863 more words

Placemaking

Happy World Environment Day!

 

We saw these little goslings as we cycled along the LA river. It’s a lovely ride but a depressing amount of trash gets blown into the river and threatens these, and many other inhabitants of the river. 27 more words

Eco Info

Bicycle Challenge: The Long Ride Home

Enough existential worrying.  It is time to get back into the everyday world.  Focus my attention on something else.

Like riding my bike all the way home from work. 1,123 more words

Still Pedaling