"A good way high school students can better understand healthier food choices is through the creation of a school garden, so the knowledge learned at school can be taken home and s
The student group's goal is to create and install a series of ½ mile markers around Legg Lake walking and running nature path at the Whittier Narrows Area and Park.
If selected, this will be the latest in a line of ambitious art projects in the city that have found inspiration in its namesake waterway.
"It's all about connecting face to face. Our streets are great civic gathering spaces and so is our river."
El Monte, as investors and developers are figuring out, is a place of great opportunity. But as city officials are often reminded, it is also a place of great need.
In park-poor communities such as Boyle Heights and El Monte, the creation of more green spaces is necessary for a healthy population.