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Draft Legislation for San Gabriel National Recreation Area to Promote Health and Environmental Justice

Draft Legislation for San Gabriel National Recreation Area to Promote Health and Environmental Justice

The San Gabriels provide over 70% of L.A. County's open space and host over 3 million visitors a year, and the proposed national recreation area would serve 17 million people withi ...
Tarzan on the Rio Hondo! When Hollywood Invaded the Whittier Narrows

Tarzan on the Rio Hondo! When Hollywood Invaded the Whittier Narrows

The emerging film industry and El Monte's Gay's Lion Farm shaped a bizarre period of exoticism surrounding the Whittier Narrows.
Life at Marrano Beach, the Lost Barrio Beach of the San Gabriel Valley

Life at Marrano Beach, the Lost Barrio Beach of the San Gabriel Valley

Marrano Beach, a popular recreational destination for Mexican American communities, was unlike any beach in Los Angeles.
The Emerald Necklace Vision for a Healthier L.A. County

The Emerald Necklace Vision for a Healthier L.A. County

The Emerald Necklace, inspired by the 1930 Olmsted-Bartholomew Plan, would unite communities of L.A. County through a network of river-adjacent greenways that link the San Gabriel ...
Spirits of the Wilderness: The 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act

Spirits of the Wilderness: The 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act

Wilderness protection advocate Ann Olander reflects on the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act of 1964 and its impact on the wilderness of the San Gabriels.
What's Your San Gabriel River Story?

What's Your San Gabriel River Story?

From its headwaters high atop Mount San Antonio to its debouchment with the Pacific Ocean at Seal Beach, the San Gabriel River is one of the L.A. basin's most cherished and vital w ...
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