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Sunnynook River Park Takes Another Step
A park planned along the L.A. River between the Los Feliz/Silver Lake area and Atwater Village jumped another hurdle today when the LADWP Board of Water and Power Commissioners gave its stamp of approval, something that was needed since the property lies within a LADWP transmission line right of way.
The 3.4 acre park, tucked between two pedestrian bridges to the north and south and between the 5 freeway and L.A. River to the west and east, is intended to be passive, educational and restorative to the eco-sytem. It is also intended to act as a passive stormwater treatment system.
Although the park's conceptual design is completed, funding from the state is currently iffy. However, once fully funded, the park's construction would take a year.
Last summer, the city held a community meeting for input, which Joe Linton at L.A. Creek Freak covered.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.