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Residents Work Towards a Healthy Northeast San Fernando Valley

Residents Work Towards a Healthy Northeast San Fernando Valley

For many years communities like Pacoima have been planned and built for us, instead of with us. The effects of the lack of community input are evident: polluting industry next to h ...
L.A.'s Historic 'Mother Ditch' Discovered in Chinatown

L.A.'s Historic 'Mother Ditch' Discovered in Chinatown

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 ...
A Bike Path in the L.A. Riverbed Proposed for Downtown

A Bike Path in the L.A. Riverbed Proposed for Downtown

The proposed connection would create a single 31-mile bike route from Griffith Park to Long Beach.
Imagining Life Along the Water, From Japan to L.A.

Imagining Life Along the Water, From Japan to L.A.

Despite being away from Los Angeles, I found myself thinking about the many ways a river can become part of a city's life.
A Proposal for Every Mile of the L.A. River

A Proposal for Every Mile of the L.A. River

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.
A Los Angeles Primer: LAX

A Los Angeles Primer: LAX

Vast, confusing, punctuated by curiosities neither beautiful nor ugly, and demanding of both endurance and optimism, Los Angeles' airport provides a tempting symbol for the city it ...
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