Constant flooding of the L.A. River prompted the city to pass a law that essentially buried it underneath concrete.
Subject to flash floods and swelling with each major storm, the Los Angeles River can be unexpectedly dangerous.
The 1938 flooding of the L.A. River was the final blow as public demand for tighter flood controls would prompt its channelization.
The 1938 flooding of the L.A. River caused unprecedented destruction all across the county.
As part of our four-part series in observance of the 1938 Los Angeles River flood, which devastated Southern California leading to the channelization of the L.A. River and its trib
The value of the mural is evident through the eyes of the growingly diverse local community. Neighbors have a personal connection to a particular panel's story or have grown up wit