Los Angeles Mayor candidates debate LA's most pressing urban issues on KCRW.
The five announced candidates for mayor of the City of Los Angeles will debate the critical issues regarding the Los Angeles River and L.A.'s urban environment. Defined since 1938 by its primary function as flood control channel and repository for sewage effluent, the L.A. River today is making a comeback with significant new interest in identifying other values for it including river restoration, watershed management, parkland, recreation, and as a place for community revitalization. The issues of the L.A. River and the urban environment loom large in identifying the future livability of our city. The mayoral debate will help answer the question: Which Way for the L.A. River and the city's urban environment? Airs Thursday, September 14, 2000, with streaming audio available on the KCRW web site following the broadcast.
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