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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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New Exhibit Explores the Story of Steelhead Trout in Southern California

New Exhibit Explores the Story of Steelhead Trout in Southern California

Before pobladores, ranch owners, and missionaries, there were steelhead trout, a cousin of salmon that have been part of the region's history as far back as 15,000 years ago.
Two L.A. River Recreational Zones to Open Memorial Day Weekend

Two L.A. River Recreational Zones to Open Memorial Day Weekend

The summer-long program will allow kayaking on the L.A. River, in the Sepulveda Basin and Elysian Valley areas.
New Pacoima Park Provides Open Space and Water Replenishment

New Pacoima Park Provides Open Space and Water Replenishment

The new 4.7-acre park is a welcome change in the neighborhood, which suffers from from a lack of green space and the presence of industrial soot and grime that prevents residents f ...
Spend Your Summer by the L.A. River, MRCA Calls for Volunteers

Spend Your Summer by the L.A. River, MRCA Calls for Volunteers

The volunteer-run River Safety Unit will roam the river on foot or on a kayak, keeping a watchful eye over activities in the river.
Sending Out a Larger than Life Message for Kids Ocean Day

Sending Out a Larger than Life Message for Kids Ocean Day

With the help of more than 3,500 LAUSD students, an artist will send out an environmentalist message through a massive work of art on Dockweiler State Beach.
Is Good Eggs a Good Neighbor to Elysian Valley?

Is Good Eggs a Good Neighbor to Elysian Valley?

Despite initial concerns, local residents are supportive of the local food hub housed in the former Hostess cupcake factory in Elysian Valley.
Supreme Court Hands Victory for Environmentalists in L.A. Urban Runoff Case

Supreme Court Hands Victory for Environmentalists in L.A. Urban Runoff Case

It's finally official: Los Angeles County must take responsibility for its polluted stormwater runoff in the Los Angeles and San Gabriel Rivers.
L.A. River Cleanup: Small Gestures that Make a Big Difference

L.A. River Cleanup: Small Gestures that Make a Big Difference

In the quarter century since FoLAR first began their yearly river clean-ups, more and more people have gotten on board.
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