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The La Brea Tar Pits are getting a makeover. Here’s why – Los Angeles Times

Three architectural firms — Weiss/Manfredi, Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Dorte Mandrup — are competing to give the tar pits a new master plan. Source:...

Eli Broad looks back at the evolution of L.A.’s most important arts hub – Los Angeles Times

Entrepreneur and philanthropist Eli Broad has played a major role at a number of arts institutions — MOCA, Disney Hall, The Broad museum —...

Four blocks along Grand Avenue offer a sketch of shifting ideas in public art – Los Angeles Times

Four blocks along Grand Avenue offer a thumbnail sketch of shifting ideas in public art Source: Four blocks along Grand Avenue offer a sketch of...

Tongva, Los Angeles’ first language, opens the door to a forgotten time and place – Los Angeles Times

  For decades Tongva, the language of the first people who lived in the Los Angeles region, was consigned to notebooks and papers hidden away...

L.A.’s historic assets get a groundbreaking boost – Los Angeles Times

Source: L.A.’s historic assets get a groundbreaking boost – Los Angeles Times

Best of 2017 For River L.A.

Today, we’re looking back on what 2017 meant for the Los Angeles River. We’ve compiled a list of our favorite moments, and would love...

1969 storm fills Los Angeles River

Jan. 25, 1969: Waves and rushing water fill the Los Angeles River at the Los Feliz Bridge during storm that dropped over five inches...

The head of the crusade to preserve the L.A. River is stepping aside as group’s president

Lewis MacAdams, the poet and flag bearer of the crusade to transform the Los Angeles River into a more natural state, gripped the handles...

Legacy projects take shape honoring Lewis MacAdams, poet and crusader for transforming Los Angeles River

On an early Monday morning, Lewis MacAdams plunged into work on a memoir recounting his years spent crusading to return the concrete-lined Los Angeles...

Commit To Be A River Voter

The Los Angeles River is on the ballot. Measure A & Measure M will directly improve the lives of millions of people in Los...

Did rogue paddlers, Scalia cement protection for LA River?

A possible survivor of the Trump administration's efforts to limit Clean Water Act protections is a concrete canal that looks more like a highway...

An Approved Update to the L.A. River County Master Plan

A lot can change in two decades and it seems the county has realized this, especially when it comes to the fate of the...

Early plans for Taylor Yard include new walkways and kayaking spots

The city of Los Angeles is inching forward with ambitious plans to revitalize 11 miles of waterfront along the LA River, and new documents from...

Brutal neglect of ‘county gem’ LA River calls for major makeover

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to revamp the LA River Master Plan.Supervisors Hilda Solis and Sheila Kuehl proposed the update,...

LA River Greenway Guide

Author :UCLA Luskin Center for InnovationSubtitle:LA River Greenway GuideDescription:The UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation presents Creating a Complete Los Angeles River Greenway: Stories and...

The 20-year-old LA River Master Plan is getting an update

A 20-year-old plan mapping the future of the LA River is getting an update. The County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to update the...

7 Firms Reveal Plans for Los Angeles River Revitalization

The City of Los Angeles has revealed preliminary designs for seven different downtown segments of the Los Angeles River revitalization master plan, envisioned by Gruen...

Leaders seek to unify groups, ideas in updated LA River master plan

The race to develop parks, paths and housing alongside the Los Angeles River and its tributaries prompted the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors...

Los Angeles completes purchase of 42-acre L.A. River-adjacent parcel

The City of Los Angeles recently closed escrow the G2 parcel, a 42-acre strip of land adjacent to the Los Angeles River that will be...

Beneath Our Feet: Water and Politics in Southeast L.A

The cattle and horses were dying in early September 1864. Three years of little rain was burning through rangeland that had been unusually lush in...

This Week in 1938, the Catastrophic LA River Flood Devastated Los Angeles

March 2, 2017 marks the 79th anniversary of the 1938 flood of the Los Angeles River, an event that prompted the transformation of the...

6th Street Viaduct Replacement Project

ABOUT THE PROJECTThe Sixth Street Viaduct Replacement ProjectOne of America’s most famous and iconic bridges, the Sixth Street Viaduct, acts as a vital connection...

6th Street Viaduct Project Debuts New Website

The City Engineering office and Jose Huizar, LA City Council Member, are beginning the community visioning process around the 6th Street Viaduct development in downtown...