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Glassell Park's Decade-Long Effort at Building a Bus Shelter

No less than seven bus lines pass through the unusual piece of land that sits at the junction of three major roads in Glassell Park. This transit-rich island has been devoid of shade or seating for almost a decade.

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Drawing a Personal Map of the Los Angeles River

Drawing a Personal Map of the Los Angeles River

A memory map can help people capture the magic of a place as a psychological phenomenon that lives only in the minds of those who experience it.
L.A. River 'Crown Jewel' Parcel Purchase on the Horizon

L.A. River 'Crown Jewel' Parcel Purchase on the Horizon

The city seems to be determined to acquire the last remaining parcel of land in the Taylor Yard rail complex in Cypress Park, which has been owned by Union Pacific since the early ...
Proposed Senior Center Project on L.A. River-Adjacent Open Space, Now Seeking Public Comment

Proposed Senior Center Project on L.A. River-Adjacent Open Space, Now Seeking Public Comment

A 4.5 acre parcel adjacent to the L.A. River is slated to become a senior housing complex instead of a park.
Inaugural L.A. River Boat Race Registration Begins

Inaugural L.A. River Boat Race Registration Begins

Competitors will shoot rapids and round buoys in the Glendale Narrows section of the L.A. River, but organizers emphasize that no alterations will be made to the river.
Expanded Marsh Park Opens in Elysian Valley

Expanded Marsh Park Opens in Elysian Valley

The three-acre expansion includes tree-lined paths and a free play meadow, along with thirteen fitness stations, outdoor classrooms, and a 200-person Spanish mission-style picnic p ...
Two Mayors Clean Up Los Angeles River over Kings-Ducks Bet

Two Mayors Clean Up Los Angeles River over Kings-Ducks Bet

A friendly wager got two mayors down to the banks of Los Angeles River at the Glendale Narrows last weekend.
16mm L.A. River Film Screening in Echo Park

16mm L.A. River Film Screening in Echo Park

The Los Angeles River has been in the city long before Los Angeles, but it takes a special medium to make one realize the passage of time, that rushes on even without our notice.
Fly Fishing the Los Angeles River

Fly Fishing the Los Angeles River

Where there's water, there will always be fishermen wondering if they can hook a fish on their line.
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