The new facility in Northeast L.A. is is the largest single project Goodwill Southern California has developed in nearly 100 years.
The massive urban earthwork on the banks of the Los Angeles River is a scaled replica of an ancient Egyptian archaeological site.
This weekend will be the first of three Saturdays of clean-ups in thirteen sites, all along the 51-mile river.
The propsosed 8.3-mile park-like path would wind down from near the L.A. River downtown to its terminus near the future LAX/Crenshaw Metro line.
A lifeline for early Los Angeles, the Zanja Madre carried precious water from the Los Angeles River right into the blossoming pueblo that would one day grow into the busy metropoli
The proposed connection would create a single 31-mile bike route from Griffith Park to Long Beach.
Despite being away from Los Angeles, I found myself thinking about the many ways a river can become part of a city's life.
The proposed program this year will offers guided and unguided tours of the Los Angeles River between Memorial Day through early-to-mid September, from sunrise to sunset.