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Urban River Parkways are a Cost-Effective Cure for the Public Ill

A new study reveals the many health benefits associated with urban river parkways, such as what L.A. is trying to realize by the 51-mile Los Angeles River.

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Stormwater Capture that Doubles as Green Space Opens in Panorama City

Stormwater Capture that Doubles as Green Space Opens in Panorama City

What used to be a daunting concrete median is now a winding, five-foot wide walking path on the Woodman Avenue median, calmed by the addition of 27,000 square-feet of native and dr ...
Great Wall of Los Angeles Finally Gets Its Bridge

Great Wall of Los Angeles Finally Gets Its Bridge

The new bridge will include an interpretive center designed to highlight the half-mile long mural.
Understanding How Our Water Works

Understanding How Our Water Works

Here are three online resources to help you understand mankind's relationship with water.
Victorian Los Angeles by the Arroyo Seco

Victorian Los Angeles by the Arroyo Seco

Glimpses of the city's past can be found along the Arroyo Seco just before it merges with the Los Angeles River.
Proposed L.A. River Improvement District Gets 90 Days More For 'Tweaks'

Proposed L.A. River Improvement District Gets 90 Days More For 'Tweaks'

The new district is meant to contribute to the health of the city's watersheds, open up connections from river-adjacent property to river parks and greenways, support native habita ...
Design Revealed for Proposed L.A. River Bridge Between Cypress Park and Elysian Valley

Design Revealed for Proposed L.A. River Bridge Between Cypress Park and Elysian Valley

The proposed bridge will span across the Los Angeles River from Elysian Valley to Cypress Park.
Taylor Yard Pedestrian Bridge: A 22 Year Old Project Gets Moving

Taylor Yard Pedestrian Bridge: A 22 Year Old Project Gets Moving

The proposed bikeway and pedestrian bridge would connect the neighborhoods of Cypress Park and Elysian Valley over the Los Angeles River.
25 Miles Yet to Be Developed Along L.A. River

25 Miles Yet to Be Developed Along L.A. River

With the new year comes renewed vigor as Omar Brownson, Executive Director of the Los Angeles River Revitalization Corporation (LARRC), delivers a report on what to expect next fro ...
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