September 30, 2019, 9am PDT
A massive effort to restore the Los Angeles River to more public access and open space amentias continues to raise the specter of gentrification in neighborhoods already feeling the pressure of the housing market.
July 22, 2019, 1pm PDT
The city of South Gate, located on the southern stretch of the Los Angeles River, downriver of Downtown Los Angeles, recently published an initial study of the "Urban Orchard Project."
June 5, 2019, 11am PDT
Three design proposals have been unveiled for the Taylor Yards parcel along the L.A. River.
February 26, 2019, 1pm PST
Regional officials don't think the federal government is doing enough to warrant continued ownership of the Los Angeles River flood control channels that cut a 40-mile path through the city and county.
March 2, 2018, 8am PST
Jon Christensen urges Los Angeles to ensure that new park amenities serve, rather than displace, the river's low-income communities.
October 29, 2017, 11am PDT
The city of Los Angeles created a new plan to notify the public about high levels of E.coli in the Los Angeles River after kayakers were exposed to E.coli earlier this fall.
September 6, 2017, 2pm PDT
In the past, stormwater management has been about flood control. The future of stormwater, however, is in capturing, treating, and recharging water supply, according to this article.
October 21, 2016, 11am PDT
Sometimes it seems like it will never rain again in Los Angeles, but the river running through the city is still a significant flood risk.
October 20, 2016, 9am PDT
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted this week to begin the processing of updating the 20-year-old Los Angeles River Master Plan.
July 5, 2016, 1pm PDT
How cities around the world have approached thinking about how water management fits in to urban planning.
June 20, 2016, 1pm PDT
Details are emerging in the controversial effort by Gehry Partners, LLP to plan a new vision for the Los Angeles River. So far, however, Gehry Partners seems to have been listening more than plotting or drawing.
April 3, 2016, 1pm PDT
As excitement around the L.A. River revitalization heats up, neighbors of the once-neglected channel wonder who will benefit from the billion-dollar redevelopment.
February 29, 2016, 6am PST
When Frank Gehry's involvement in the L.A. River restoration was announced in August 2015, the firm had already been conducting research on the project for nearly a year. For some time after that, details were scant and speculation abounded.
February 22, 2016, 8am PST
Writing in the New York Times, Allison Arieff asks what happened to the great works of public infrastructure from years past that stand as today's monuments to America’s achievements.
January 12, 2016, 2pm PST
Water has been an integral part of the designed landscape for centuries, but is it time to reevaluate its relevance?
August 21, 2015, 9am PDT
Los Angeles made progress toward revitalizing the L.A. River when the preferred restoration plan won an important approval. But the project also saw a jump in price and a change in cost-share, leaving some wondering where the money will come from.
March 26, 2015, 9am PDT
Questions are emerging about the funding equation for an ambitious $1 billion proposal to improve 11 miles of the Los Angeles River through some of the most urban parts of the city.
January 26, 2015, 1pm PST
Looking for a way to connect the separate pieces of the bike path along the Los Angeles River, a local developer took planning and designing a new path into his own hands.
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January 22, 2015, 12pm PST
Los Angeles officials are hoping to create an "Infrastructure Financing District" (i.e., tax increment financing) to help finance ambitious goals for revitalizing and restoring the Los Angeles River.
December 4, 2014, 8am PST
Take a kayak trip on the Los Angeles River with KQED science reporter Amy Standen to understand why cities were built on the premise of endless potable water and how we can build cities sustainably in regions that receive low rainfall.