Draft Plans Released for Revitalization of LA River Segment in Long Beach

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The Lower LA River Revitalization Draft Plan is now available for the public to comment on and review, announced River LA this week.

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Metro Wants Your Input on the Three Proposed Bike Paths of the I-710 Corridor Project

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Three bike paths have been proposed to serve bicyclists, pedestrians and transit riders within the I-710 corridor, and Metro wants your input.

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Long Beach Middle School Students Interpret LA River Restoration Through Art

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Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) middle school students were invited by the Long Beach Museum of Art (LBMA) to submit works of art that focused on the restoration of the Los Angeles River. 

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Teens Rescued, Hospitalized After Rafting Down LA River During Rainstorm

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Two teenagers were pulled to safety by Long Beach’s Swift Water Rescue team from the Los Angeles River in North Long Beach after they decided to go rafting in the middle of Sunday’s winter rainstorm, according to fire officials.

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House Passes Water Resources Development Act, Includes Funding for LA River Restoration

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The House passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) today, which includes a provision to provide $376 million in federal funding to the Los Angeles River restoration project. The LA River famously empties into Long Beach.

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Mayor Garcia Meets with Legendary Architect Frank Gehry to Discuss LA River Project

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Ladies and gentlemen, we have an architecture and design legend in town and his name is Frank Gehry. According to Mayor Robert Garcia’s tweets, it’s safe to say the two are getting chummy over exciting plans for the city.

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Los Angeles River Link Plan Update Given Unanimous Support By Long Beach City Council

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An update to the Los Angeles River Link Plan was unanimously approved by the Long Beach City Council Tuesday night, a move that Mayor Robert Garcia hopes will land the city in a collaborative effort with Los Angeles and...

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IN PICTURES: 25th Anniversary of the Great L.A. River CleanUp

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From humble beginnings with only 10 volunteers in 1989, “La Gran Limpieza” drew 3000 volunteers over three weekends to the river’s banks and pulled approximately 25 tons of trash out of it—trash that would otherwise end up in the...

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Garcia Follows Garcetti in Hopes of Restoring the LA River

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Back in April, former director of Long Beach Park, Recreation & Marine Phil Hester discussed a decade-old idea that is needed on a vast community level: the RiverLinks project, which would vastly use the underused L.A. River. Councilmember and mayoral...

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