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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New Sign Informs and Provokes at L.A. River 'Bowtie Parcel'

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Microbeads: Water's Tiny Trash Problem

Microbeads: Water's Tiny Trash Problem

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'Missing Link' in San Fernando Valley L.A. River Trail Launches

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