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Neighborhood Notes: Activists Eye 'Crown Jewel' for Urban Renewal & More

News and stories on the shifting culture of our neighborhoods:

  • Activists eye 'Crown Jewel' for L.A. River's urban renewal - EGP News

  • Bike advocates reach out to Cypress Park students - Patch

  • El Pueblo mural goes to Siqueiros group - L.A. Downtown News

  • California Art Club to unveil exhibition of plein air paintings - PRWeb

  • A graphical look at the Whilshire Corridor - L.A. Streetsblog via GOOD

Departures is KCET's oral history and interactive documentary project exploring neighborhoods through voices in the community, touching on topics including immigration, race, gentrification, urban planning and environmental issues. The Great Wall of Los Angeles is the latest installment in the series.

Top photo: Rio de Los Angeles State Park by The City Project used under a Creative Commons license.

About the Author

Yosuke Kitazawa is the Site Editor of KCET Departures.

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