River and Rail Relations Sputter Along, Safety Cited as a Concern

Following the approval of the City of Los Angeles' Locally Preferred Plan to revitalize 11 miles of the L.A. River, one important question comes to mind--Will the City finally be able to buy Piggyback Yard?

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Community Enthusiastically on Board for Arroyo Seco Restoration

Community Enthusiastically on Board for Arroyo Seco Restoration

Communities in the northeast have their eyes trained on a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project that aims to restore the Arroyo Seco.
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.
The Complexities of Creating Good Design for the L.A. River

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

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

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

Many support the idea of a design review board, which could "really uplift the meaning of design along the Los Angeles River."
Does the L.A. River Need a Design Review Board?

Does the L.A. River Need a Design Review Board?

The proposed projects along the river adds a different flavor to its surroundings, but do they in some way knit this future riverside area together?
One Last Chance to Hang Out at L.A. River Frog Spot

One Last Chance to Hang Out at L.A. River Frog Spot

Initial counts estimate more than 10,000 people have come through during the season.
Plein Air Painting Seniors Explore L.A. River

Plein Air Painting Seniors Explore L.A. River

While cyclists, pedestrians and pet owners are common sights along the Los Angeles River, especially on weekends, a cluster of shabbily-clad seniors might come as a surprise.
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