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A New Half-Mile L.A. River Trail Connects Time, Place, and Communities

Have you heard of the Zev Yaroslavsky L.A. River Greenway Trail? Neither had I until a friend who bikes and runs regularly enthusiastically mentioned there was a newly revitalized stretch of trail following the Los Angeles River over on the San Fernando Valley side lined with California flora across its entire length. 423 more words

Landscape Architecture

State Approves $100 Million For LA River Restoration

SACRAMENTO (CBSLA.com) — The California Legislature on Monday approved $100 million in Proposition 1 funding for restoration of the 51-mile Los Angeles River.

Proposition 1 is a $7.5  billion water bond measure passed in 2014 to address California’s water infrastructure needs. 188 more words


The Adaptive Resiliency of Nature: Leslie Street Spit & the LA River

It was after a recent visit along the great Los Angeles River I began thinking about the adaptability of the natural environment in response to large infrastructure interventions. 579 more words

Landscape Architecture

The Call Box: Daydreaming in Copland

By Ed Meckle, Retired  LAPD

What follows is a collection of random thoughts, of people, places and things. No rhyme or reason, just remembering…

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The Call Box

Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell Invites you to the 4th Annual Los Angeles River Day June 7th

Mitch O’Farrell and The Los Angeles City Council are bringing the entire LA River community together at City Hall to celebrate our River and to raise consciousness of the work we all do to restore and protect one of Los Angeles’s last great green spaces. 18 more words

LA Guide

[LA Life] A Lunchtime Romp Along the LA River

Los Angeles is a stunning landscape where you can cruise from coast to snow capped mountain and back to the desert in less than a day – if you… 510 more words

Los Angeles

LA River Clean-Up: Willow Street Estuary

Yesterday I went down to Long Beach to take part in the annual LA River Clean-Up, organized by Friends of the Los Angeles River (FOLAR). The Willow Street Estuary isn’t far from where the river flows into the ocean, and it’s one of the few stretches where the bottom is earth instead of concrete. 324 more words