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.

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Keeping an Eye on L.A. River Vegetation and Habitat

Keeping an Eye on L.A. River Vegetation and Habitat

Every year 300 to 600 acres of vegetation is cleared away from soft-bottom waterways around L.A. County. Does this have an effect on the natural habitat?
Water Groups Fight for Better Stormwater and Urban Runoff Regulation

Water Groups Fight for Better Stormwater and Urban Runoff Regulation

Even after more than two decades of regulation, urban runoff continues to be the largest source of pollution to Southern California's waters.
A Morning Coffee Ritual at the L.A. River

A Morning Coffee Ritual at the L.A. River

Sometimes an okay cup of coffee on the river with friends is better than a great cup of coffee in your cubicle at work.
Conservationists Take to Crowdfunding to Fight Hahamongna Watershed Plan

Conservationists Take to Crowdfunding to Fight Hahamongna Watershed Plan

Conservationists say that the plan is a temporary solution that has 425 double dump trucks a day running through the project area, giving off noxious fumes, noise, and adding to tr ...
Preparing for Native Plant Restoration on the L.A. River

Preparing for Native Plant Restoration on the L.A. River

Do we have enough native plants and seeds for the upcoming L.A. River restoration projects?
Community Enthusiastically on Board for Arroyo Seco Restoration

Community Enthusiastically on Board for Arroyo Seco Restoration

Communities in the northeast have their eyes trained on a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project that aims to restore the Arroyo Seco.
Big Tujunga Development Raises Concerns for Residents

Big Tujunga Development Raises Concerns for Residents

A large housing development in Sunland-Tujunga, near the only major undeveloped tributary of the Los Angeles River, is a cause of concern for nearby residents.
The Complexities of Creating Good Design for the L.A. River

The Complexities of Creating Good Design for the L.A. River

A design review board may add another layer of bureaucracy to the already complicated politics surrounding the L.A. River.
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