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Confluence is the home for stories on the Los Angeles River and the communities it runs through. From arts and culture to politics and the environment, Confluence spotlights key topics in the river's history and the issues that will shape its future. We uncover often unheard voices to understand the role of the L.A. River in the lives of Angelenos. 

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Lewis MacAdams, founder of Friends of the Los Angeles River, stands in the river as bulldozers clear vegetation from its channel in anticipation of heavy El Nino-driven rains, expected in the winter of 1997-98 | Blake Gumprecht, courtesy of FoLAR
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Celebrate the Life of Lewis MacAdams with FoLAR and KCET

A virtual memorial honoring MacAdams will take place Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. PST.
L.A. River CleanUp. | Courtesy of Friends of the Los Angeles River
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Restore, Reclaim, Revitalize: Meet the Communities Working to Make the L.A. River Better for All

Thanks to the work of many agencies, from California State Parks to the Army Corps of Engineers, as well as from plenty of lesser-known organizations and individuals, progress is being made in the revitalization at the Los Angeles River.
Artist Steve Appleton trims a reed | Spencer Robins
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L.A. River's Invasive Weeds Find An Artistic Purpose

In the hands of artists and L.A. River advocates the role of invasive river weed, arundo donax, is questioned.
"The Ballad of Huck and Miguel" cover | Daniel Gonzalez
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Artbound

New Book Sets Mark Twain Classic on the L.A. River

A new book set along the waterway retells Mark Twain's "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" with a contemporary twist, perhaps opening readers’ eyes to a different Los Angeles.
 Grove and Na Pashley in their front yard with the L.A. River in the background. (large)
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Unique Yards Reflect the Changing Face of the L.A. River

The unconventional yards near the L.A. River indicate how new neighbors and longtime residents are working together to create a safe, verdant and lively community.
Los Angeles River | U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
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$100 Million for L.A. River Completes a Trifecta of Funding for L.A. River Improvements

The bond allocation adds to Metro's $365 million commitment to add an 8-mile bike bath, plus a hike in development fees for parks and river revitalization.
Along the Zev Yaroslavsky L.A. River Greenway Trail | Photo: Jason Goldman
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A Half-Mile of the LA River Comes Back To Life

Nature comes back to the Valley... with a little help.
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How to Enjoy the L.A. River This Summer

Here's all you need to know about this year's L.A. River Recreation Zone.
Rendering for the North Atwater Bridge, aka La Kretz Crossing | L.A. River Revitalization Corps
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The Rising Cost of the North Atwater Bridge Puts Its Future in Question

[Update: The North Atwater bridge as originally designed was unanimously approved by City Council May 26, 2017. The remaining funds donated by Morton La…
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Mosaic Art Helps Build Lives of Low-Income and Homeless People

Piece by Piece is a not-for-profit social enterprise that teaches low-income and formerly homeless people the art of making mosaics, helping them create another income stream.
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