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The Law That Killed the L.A. River

The Law That Killed the L.A. River

Constant flooding of the L.A. River prompted the city to pass a law that essentially buried it underneath concrete.
Navigating Danger: Safety in the Los Angeles River

Navigating Danger: Safety in the Los Angeles River

Subject to flash floods and swelling with each major storm, the Los Angeles River can be unexpectedly dangerous.
Los Angeles Flood of 1938: Cementing the River's Future

Los Angeles Flood of 1938: Cementing the River's Future

The 1938 flooding of the L.A. River was the final blow as public demand for tighter flood controls would prompt its channelization.
Los Angeles Flood of 1938: The Destruction Begins

Los Angeles Flood of 1938: The Destruction Begins

The 1938 flooding of the L.A. River caused unprecedented destruction all across the county.
Glory Days of the Los Angeles River

Glory Days of the Los Angeles River

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 ...
Through the Communities Eyes: Perceptions of the Great Wall

Through the Communities Eyes: Perceptions of the Great Wall

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 ...
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