Actor Picks Up Camera for L.A. River Documentary

Raphael Sbarge, actor and founder of an environmental non-profit wrote, produced, and directed the short documentary to help build awareness of the waterway's complicated history and its future.

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Community Enthusiastically on Board for Arroyo Seco Restoration

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

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

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Exploring the Benefits of an L.A. River Design Review Board

Exploring the Benefits of an L.A. River Design Review Board

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