A lifeline for early Los Angeles, the Zanja Madre carried precious water from the Los Angeles River right into the blossoming pueblo that would one day grow into the busy metropoli
The proposed connection would create a single 31-mile bike route from Griffith Park to Long Beach.
Despite being away from Los Angeles, I found myself thinking about the many ways a river can become part of a city's life.
The proposed program this year will offers guided and unguided tours of the Los Angeles River between Memorial Day through early-to-mid September, from sunrise to sunset.
We checked in with three of the major players in the debate to ask what future they see for the Riverside Bridge.
Cal Poly Pomona students have been working on their own discrete mile of the river, attempting to understand the nuances of each small part that makes up the 51-mile whole.
New features include a welcome pavilion, a citrus grove, and a wetland area, as well a flexible event space that could be used for concerts -- which has got some residents worried.
Angelenos might think L.A. is the only one with such a strange relationship to their waterways, but a new documentary says otherwise.