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A Community Rises in a Once-Barren Cypress Park Rail Yard

A Community Rises in a Once-Barren Cypress Park Rail Yard

The development includes a new transit stop for the Metro Rapid Bus Line, as well as future access to Elysian Valley via a pedestrian bridge.
To Road Diet or Not on Glendale-Hyperion Bridge

To Road Diet or Not on Glendale-Hyperion Bridge

Red Car Bridge project is a positive thing, but Hyperion Avenue could benefit from a "Complete Street" bridge that's accessible to everyone -- pedestrians, cyclists, and motorists.
Steelhead Sculpture Migrates to Bike Week Art Exhibition

Steelhead Sculpture Migrates to Bike Week Art Exhibition

This one-of-a-kind steelhead, whose innards are comprised of the forgotten flotilla of the city's waterways, is a poignant statement to the future of the environment.
Elysian Valley Residents Prefer Low-Density and Affordable Housing, Says Report

Elysian Valley Residents Prefer Low-Density and Affordable Housing, Says Report

The completed report found that the community was not receptive to high-density projects that would open up the quiet neighborhood to a larger population.
Citizen Scientists Help Extend L.A. River Fish Study

Citizen Scientists Help Extend L.A. River Fish Study

A 2008 study concluded that fish in some parts of the L.A. River were actually healthier and lower in mercury and toxins compared to those found in the ocean. Now, with the help of ...
Picnic and Birding Along the River on Bird L.A. Day

Picnic and Birding Along the River on Bird L.A. Day

Events range from serious sessions geared toward advanced birders, to fun activities for families such as pop-up picnics with photo classes on shooting nature and wildlife.
LAUSD Study Revisits Metrolink Air Quality Results in Northeast L.A.

LAUSD Study Revisits Metrolink Air Quality Results in Northeast L.A.

Due to its proximity to the Metrolink maintenance facility, concerns about air quality have plagued Elysian Valley, Cypress Park, and Glassell Park residents for years.
Assembly Bill Seeks Revitalization Plan for Lower L.A. River

Assembly Bill Seeks Revitalization Plan for Lower L.A. River

Revitalization work on the Lower L.A. River near Long Beach has lagged behind the Upper River areas in the Valley and around Downtown.
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