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 Getting Up, Staying Up: History of Graffiti in the L.A. River

Getting Up, Staying Up: History of Graffiti in the L.A. River

"For us the river is like the last adventure in the city. We would go in tunnels under the river and you feel like you're the first person that's ever been down there, but then you ...
Brewing Coffee and Commerce Along the L.A. River

Brewing Coffee and Commerce Along the L.A. River

On a crisp morning in Elysian Valley, Damian Robledo, a longtime employee of the area, was biking down the Los Angeles River Bike Path and a thought came to him, "Why can't I get a ...
A Gehry-fied River Exposes LA's River Anxieties

A Gehry-fied River Exposes LA's River Anxieties

The Los Angeles River isn't just a waterway wrapped in concrete. In the decades since tons of gloomy gray matter was poured over this wild river, it has morphed from a derelict, fo ...
CicLAvia in the San Fernando Valley Debuts an LA River Component

CicLAvia in the San Fernando Valley Debuts an LA River Component

"It's all about connecting face to face. Our streets are great civic gathering spaces and so is our river."
Out of Flux: Failing Boyle Heights Amid River Revitalization

Out of Flux: Failing Boyle Heights Amid River Revitalization

The tsunami of enthusiasm for concrete removal and eco-system restoration of the Los Angeles River may be giving short shrift to some communities.
Understanding How Our Water Works

Understanding How Our Water Works

Here are three online resources to help you understand mankind's relationship with water.
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.
Mixed Community Response to Sixth Street Viaduct Replacement Project

Mixed Community Response to Sixth Street Viaduct Replacement Project

Small business owners were concerned about quality of life issues and the buildings that will be demolished to make way for new construction.