| Sep 12, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Officials on Thursday cleared a homeless encampment along the San Gabriel River in South El Monte as part of a multi-agency operation.
Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies combed through the bushes to remove the encampments, including trash and other...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:26 PM
Advocates for restoring natural areas along the Los Angeles River are calling on Glendale residents to lobby federal officials for inclusion of the city’s Verdugo Wash area in habitat rehabilitation plans.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Friday...
| Sep 18, 2013
While Los Angeles moves through the 21st century, much of its landscape remains locked up in 1940s concrete. The storm drain and flood channel that was and will again be the Los Angeles River is a case in point.
The good folks at the U.S. Army Corps...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Los Angeles County work crews returned to Hahamongna Watershed Park this week to remove mud and debris from the face of Devil's Gate Dam in preparation for the coming storm season.
The effort, expected to take about four weeks, is the third minor...
| Sep 20, 2013
Re "L.A. River's new flow chart," Sept. 14
As a longtime resident of Atwater Village, near the Los Angeles River, I am pleased with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for endorsing a restoration plan, albeit a modest one.
I understand its mission is...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 7:17 AM
When she thinks of Fort Carroll, the abandoned 19th-century military installation in the Patapsco River, Beverly Eisenberg thinks of her grandfather — and of duckpin bowling balls.
She visited the six-sided artificial island as a little girl, just...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 5:53 PM
Columbia Gas Transmission said Monday that it expects to begin work on a 21-mile pipeline through Baltimore and Harford counties next year after winning federal approval for the $180 million project, which drew heated opposition from neighbors.
| Dec 1, 2013
A pop-up book and a smartphone prop. A pretty little poncho and a sturdy, stylish tripod. A comfy new pillow and a little lamb that lulls you to sleep. These are some of the finds that just might wind up on your wish list — or your shopping list for...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 12:19 PM
The liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility at the Dominion Cove Point Terminal has long been a model of industrial and environmental cooperation. More than 1,000 acres of pristine beach, forest and marsh lands in southern Maryland are conserved, while at...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 4:14 PM
A note from Newport Beach Councilwoman Leslie Daigle: This week, city officials and others gathered at the Newport Harbor Yacht Club to celebrate the completion of the Lower Bay dredging project. By investing in a community effort in the protection and...
| May 9, 2013
| 10:53 AM
When first proposed about a decade ago, it seemed like a promising means to revive the Chesapeake Bay's devastated oyster crop: Bring in Chinese oysters, which are impervious to the diseases killing the native stock and also grow faster. If successful,...