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Glassell Park's Decade-Long Effort at Building a Bus Shelter

No less than seven bus lines pass through the unusual piece of land that sits at the junction of three major roads in Glassell Park. This transit-rich island has been devoid of shade or seating for almost a decade.

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Goodwill Southern California Opens Community Center in Glassell Park

Goodwill Southern California Opens Community Center in Glassell Park

The new facility in Northeast L.A. is is the largest single project Goodwill Southern California has developed in nearly 100 years.
Egyptian Obelisk Replica by the L.A. River Offers Rare Views

Egyptian Obelisk Replica by the L.A. River Offers Rare Views

The massive urban earthwork on the banks of the Los Angeles River is a scaled replica of an ancient Egyptian archaeological site.
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The Great L.A. River Clean-Up Extends to Three Saturdays This Year

The Great L.A. River Clean-Up Extends to Three Saturdays This Year

This weekend will be the first of three Saturdays of clean-ups in thirteen sites, all along the 51-mile river.
'Rail to River' Project Envisions Greenway Along Train Tracks

'Rail to River' Project Envisions Greenway Along Train Tracks

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.
L.A.'s Historic 'Mother Ditch' Discovered in Chinatown

L.A.'s Historic 'Mother Ditch' Discovered in Chinatown

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 ...
A Bike Path in the L.A. Riverbed Proposed for Downtown

A Bike Path in the L.A. Riverbed Proposed for Downtown

The proposed connection would create a single 31-mile bike route from Griffith Park to Long Beach.
Imagining Life Along the Water, From Japan to L.A.

Imagining Life Along the Water, From Japan to L.A.

Despite being away from Los Angeles, I found myself thinking about the many ways a river can become part of a city's life.
Army Corps Reveals Details on Sepulveda Basin Recreational Zone, Seeks Public Comment

Army Corps Reveals Details on Sepulveda Basin Recreational Zone, Seeks Public Comment

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.
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