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Breathing Uneasy: Living Along the 710 Freeway Corridor

Breathing Uneasy: Living Along the 710 Freeway Corridor

High levels of air toxins along the 710 have been linked to various health problems, such as decreased lung function, asthma, increased lung and heart disease symptoms. Some commun ...
Fighting to Keep L.A.'s Cool: Climate Change and the Plan for a Healthy City

Fighting to Keep L.A.'s Cool: Climate Change and the Plan for a Healthy City

Los Angeles now has an opportunity to be re-invent what "cool" means for cities across the globe.
The Great L.A. River Clean-Up Extends to Three Saturdays This Year

The Great L.A. River Clean-Up Extends to Three Saturdays This Year

This weekend will be the first of three Saturdays of clean-ups in thirteen sites, all along the 51-mile river.
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 ...
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.
The Other River that Defined L.A.: The San Gabriel River in the 20th Century

The Other River that Defined L.A.: The San Gabriel River in the 20th Century

Often overshadowed by the L.A. River, the San Gabriel River had a major impact on the cultural and economic development of Los Angeles in the 20th Century.