“If you waited till the sunset and if you looked just right--you could not look at the concrete and the fences and all you'd see would be the trees and the sunlight”
“I made 120 cents, 1 dollar twenty, selling frogs for a nickel each.”
“Our goal is to restore respect to the Los Angeles River by creating a network of trails, parks, open space and community revitalization amenities so that we really celebrate
“That day it was licking the top of the levee and I am standing there looking at this water and the level of debri that was reaching the tops of trees--it caught my imaginati
“Rivers are traditionally full of memories and full of joy, play and appreciation and special times, so I wanted them to have that...”
“Most of the barrios in East LA are along the flood plain. Before the river was put in concrete, heavy rains would put the streets a few feet under water. The same is true in
"Rivers are traditionally full of memories and full of joy, play and appreciation and special times, so I wanted them to have that..."
"The kids said hey Danny can you swim? Of course I can swim he said. We dare you swim across the river."