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Increased Price Tag Puts $1 Billion L.A. River Restoration Plan in Question

If the cost of acquiring the Piggyback Yard proves too much, the city may lose out on 113 acres of L.A. River-adjacent riparian habitat restoration.

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'Missing Link' in San Fernando Valley L.A. River Trail Launches

'Missing Link' in San Fernando Valley L.A. River Trail Launches

The $2-million Zev Yaroslavsky L.A. River Greenway Trail will connect two sections of the river trail, creating a continuous 5-mile pathway in the San Fernando Valley.
A Look Back at a Decade of Proposition O

A Look Back at a Decade of Proposition O

There is little question that Proposition O, which passed in 2004, has gone a long way toward changing a city's perspective on dealing with its water crisis -- but it didn't do so ...
Urban River Parkways are a Cost-Effective Cure for the Public Ill

Urban River Parkways are a Cost-Effective Cure for the Public Ill

A new study reveals the many health benefits associated with urban river parkways, such as what L.A. is trying to realize by the 51-mile Los Angeles River.
Water Bond Draws Many Supporters, But Also Many Doubters

Water Bond Draws Many Supporters, But Also Many Doubters

The proposition seeks to provide $7.545 billion for management of California's water resources for water-related projects, which could include the L.A. River.
Lewis MacAdams: Poetic Politics on the Los Angeles River

Lewis MacAdams: Poetic Politics on the Los Angeles River

"Godfather of the L.A. River" just celebrated his seventh decade in this world this month, more than three decades after he founded Friends of the L.A. River.
First Ever Bird Fest Demystifies Hidden Avian World of Los Angeles

First Ever Bird Fest Demystifies Hidden Avian World of Los Angeles

The first ever Bird Festival of Santa Monica will be toward beginner and advanced birders alike.
Arts District Fights to Keep Metro Maintainance Yard Out

Arts District Fights to Keep Metro Maintainance Yard Out

The neighborhood just recently found out that Metro is planning to build a maintenance facility for the heart of the Arts District.
Elysian Valley Residents Push for Smart Growth

Elysian Valley Residents Push for Smart Growth

In the wake of a looming billion-dollar investment on the Los Angeles River, developers are looking to win big on river-adjacent communities -- which has Frogtown residents worried ...
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