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

If the cost of acquiring the Piggyback Yard proves too much, the city may lose out on 113 acres of L.A. River-adjacent riparian habitat restoration.

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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 ...
Catching Up with Ed Reyes: Growing Up by the River

Catching Up with Ed Reyes: Growing Up by the River

In part one of a feature profile, former councilmember Ed Reyes recalls his childhood growing up by the L.A. River, fighting with local kids, and facing the hard realities of the s ...
River Rover Rolls into L.A. River Day

River Rover Rolls into L.A. River Day

The project is designed to be a mobile classroom that will roam Los Angeles in the hopes of sharing a little Los Angeles River information in a fun and informative way.
Mayor Garcetti Addresses Gentrification Concerns Along L.A. River

Mayor Garcetti Addresses Gentrification Concerns Along L.A. River

Right on the heels of Mayor Eric Garcetti's triumphant announcement of the $1-billion investment on the Los Angeles River came concerns of longtime residents being pushed out in fa ...
All or Nothing: Mayor's L.A. River Lobbying was 'a High Stakes Gamble' (Video)

All or Nothing: Mayor's L.A. River Lobbying was 'a High Stakes Gamble' (Video)

In this exclusive interview with L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti, he talks about the risks of lobbying for the L.A. River and why the waterway matters.
Feds Okay $1-Billion Los Angeles River Project

Feds Okay $1-Billion Los Angeles River Project

After more than six months of intense lobbying by the city, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Army Corps) has announced its recommendation for the Arbor Study.
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