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Spend Your Summer by the L.A. River, MRCA Calls for Volunteers

Spend Your Summer by the L.A. River, MRCA Calls for Volunteers

The volunteer-run River Safety Unit will roam the river on foot or on a kayak, keeping a watchful eye over activities in the river.
Sending Out a Larger than Life Message for Kids Ocean Day

Sending Out a Larger than Life Message for Kids Ocean Day

With the help of more than 3,500 LAUSD students, an artist will send out an environmentalist message through a massive work of art on Dockweiler State Beach.
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 ...
From Mississippi to California, Communities Interlink with 'Come Hell or High Water'

From Mississippi to California, Communities Interlink with 'Come Hell or High Water'

Mississippi is miles away from California, but the challenges the film depicts are universal -- they can be seen in areas like Long Beach, where community groups are grappling with ...
Supreme Court Hands Victory for Environmentalists in L.A. Urban Runoff Case

Supreme Court Hands Victory for Environmentalists in L.A. Urban Runoff Case

It's finally official: Los Angeles County must take responsibility for its polluted stormwater runoff in the Los Angeles and San Gabriel Rivers.
L.A. River Cleanup: Small Gestures that Make a Big Difference

L.A. River Cleanup: Small Gestures that Make a Big Difference

In the quarter century since FoLAR first began their yearly river clean-ups, more and more people have gotten on board.