Fresh Air Ahead: Curbing the Foul Air in Boyle Heights

Boyle Heights long plagued by foul odors from sewer lines is getting relief with the opening of an air treatment facility.

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Communities Fight to Prevent 'Bomb Trains' from Passing by the L.A. River

Communities Fight to Prevent 'Bomb Trains' from Passing by the L.A. River

Trains carrying crude oil have become known as "bomb trains" due to their destructive track record, and SoCal environmentalists are trying to prevent a tragedy from happening in Lo ...
Addressing Gentrification Concerns in Elysian Valley

Addressing Gentrification Concerns in Elysian Valley

The neighborhood's desire to maintain the status quo may inadvertently result in limiting the housing supply, which would then drive prices up even more.
Rim of the Valley Corridor Could Include L.A. River

Rim of the Valley Corridor Could Include L.A. River

Studies have shown that increasing access to green areas adds to the overall health of a city.
Growing an Urban Agriculture Hub on the Los Angeles River

Growing an Urban Agriculture Hub on the Los Angeles River

A study concluded that the 660-acre area bisected by the L.A. River within Lincoln Heights, Cypress Park, and Chinatown neighborhoods is an ideal neighborhood to encourage urban ag ...
Desalination Isn't the Solution to L.A.'s Water Supply

Desalination Isn't the Solution to L.A.'s Water Supply

But conserving water and making full use of the L.A. River watershed could be.
Pedestrians and Bicyclists Disappointed Over Glendale-Hyperion Bridge Decision

Pedestrians and Bicyclists Disappointed Over Glendale-Hyperion Bridge Decision

One side advocated for a two-sidewalk option that would save pedestrians a pesky detour; the other wanted a one-sidewalk option that would give room for cars and avoid possible tra ...
Two L.A. River Park Projects Debut in the San Fernando Valley

Two L.A. River Park Projects Debut in the San Fernando Valley

The 1/4 mile segment of the planned Valleyheart Riverwalk Park is yet another bead in the so-called emerald necklace that would link green spaces from the Los Angeles River.
A Home by the River for Women at Work

A Home by the River for Women at Work

WCCW was created to be a place where women could work on their creative endeavors and be around others who would complement and nurture their work.
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