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The LA River, Field Theory & Gestalt.

In preparation for year 2 of the weekend training at the Pacific Gestalt Institute, I’m reading Gary Yontef’s Intro to Field Theory. Field theory in Gestalt relates to the complexity of determining variables that inform a person’s experience in any given moment. 457 more words

Outside the Lines

It’s popular these days to advise folks that they ought to “color outside the lines,” though submitting to that counsel often leads to feeble displays of chaos. 584 more words

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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

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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

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