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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 1900s.

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Ed P. Reyes River Greenway is Open, Sort of

Ed P. Reyes River Greenway is Open, Sort of

The rare green space in Lincoln Heights may seem like a park, but it's technically a water treatment facility.
Signage for a Safer Los Angeles River

Signage for a Safer Los Angeles River

New street signage and location markers along the Los Angeles River paths will help responders address emergency situations as quickly and efficiently as possible.
New Report Introduces Northeast Los Angeles Riverside Communities to the Rest of L.A.

New Report Introduces Northeast Los Angeles Riverside Communities to the Rest of L.A.

The plan outlines eight overarching goals for the Northeast L.A. neighborhoods surrounding the L.A. River, with a list of viable projects, policies, and programs that will help upl ...
North Valleyheart Riverwalk Greens the Way in Studio City

North Valleyheart Riverwalk Greens the Way in Studio City

This Saturday at 11 a.m., the gates will officially open for the North Valleyheart Riverwalk Project, a $3.5 million project that rehabilitates the river trail from Studio City to ...
Proposed Park Bond Will Help Pay for L.A. River Revitalization

Proposed Park Bond Will Help Pay for L.A. River Revitalization

The proposed park bond would help the city and state fulfill its end of the recently announced L.A. River revitalization plan: 50 percent of its $1 billion price tag.
A Wake for the Riverside-Figueroa Bridge

A Wake for the Riverside-Figueroa Bridge

This week a Los Angeles superior court judge deigned to issue a temporary restraining order, which would have prevented the scheduled demolition of the Figueroa-Riverside Bridge.
Catching Up with Ed Reyes: A Bluer, Greener Future

Catching Up with Ed Reyes: A Bluer, Greener Future

In part three of a feature profile, former councilmember Ed Reyes reflects on his career achievements concerning the L.A. River.
Catching Up with Ed Reyes: Concrete Change

Catching Up with Ed Reyes: Concrete Change

In part two of a feature profile, former councilmember Ed Reyes recalls his career beginnings in the Bay Area, growing environmental concerns, and a new appreciation for the L.A. R ...
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