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  • Angelenos' vision of their river is created from a made-up memory

    Angelenos' vision of their river is created from a made-up memory
    There's been a lot written on improving the concrete, channelized, litter-strewn Los Angeles River. No doubt the river could use some improving, but there's also a lot of misplaced nostalgia. To hear some people talk about restoring the river, you'd...
  • Glendale councilwoman urges Verdugo Wash support at Los Angeles River rally

    Glendale councilwoman urges Verdugo Wash support at Los Angeles River rally
    Several people at a rally for the Los Angeles River Saturday held up homemade signs that said “Alternative 20,” which is the name of one plan proposed in a recent U.S. Army Corps of Engineers study. The $1.08-billion project would add around...
  • Kansas agency tells visitors state parks are open

    Kansas agency tells visitors state parks are open
    A Kansas agency wants to clear up confusion about the effects of the federal shutdown on camping, fishing and other recreational activities around the state.       The Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism issued a statement Thursday pointing out...
  • Florida's water problems are no longer regional

    Florida's water problems are no longer regional
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida has a quandary when it comes to drinking water: Go the relatively cheap and nonintrusive route to preserve enough high-quality stuff to drink, or wait until "big government" has to do it. Intergovernmental squabbles and...
  • Park Ridge flood task force suggests possible storm-water fee

    Calling on Park Ridge residents and leaders to "think much bigger," the city's Flood Control Task Force bade farewell Monday by giving aldermen a list of achievements and suggestions for the future, items that included more public education and a...
  • 240-pound female bear harvested in Pa. 5C's early archery season

    Hunting season is off to a good start, at least in Northampton County according to Wildlife Conservation Officer Brad Kreider. In reports filed to the main office of the Pennsylvania Game Commission, Kreider reported a 240-pound female bear was...
  • Work on controversial oil pipeline begins in Cass and Berrien counties

    Work on controversial oil pipeline begins in Cass and Berrien counties
    Work on the controversial Enbridge oil pipeline started this week in Cass and Berrien counties. Built in 1969, the pipeline carries oil from Canada to the United States, and the work is to replace 285 miles of it and build a new one right next to the...
  • Scott, Bondi lob another water legal challenge at Georgia

    TALLAHASSEE -- Despite two decades of squabbling over water-flows from Atlanta into the oyster trove of Apalachicola Bay, Florida and Georgia may find themselves in the courtroom for yet another round. Gov. Rick Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi...
  • Dredging up solutions for Aliso Creek

    Dredging up solutions for Aliso Creek
    When it comes to Aliso Creek, Tex Haines often looks below the water's surface. Haines, 61, who remembers coming to Aliso Beach Park when he was 6, is concerned about the amount of sand that workers shovel into the ocean to open up the creek's...
  • L.A. River advocates wait for watershed Army Corps study

    This summer marks a moment of truth for the Los Angeles River. On Tuesday, the leaders of the nonprofit L.A. River Revitalization Corp. used a riverside press conference at North Atwater Park to trumpet its plan to complete a continuous bike path and...
  • Talk back: How should L.A. River be transformed?

    Talk back: How should L.A. River be transformed?
    The Times' architecture critic, Christopher Hawthorne, wrote Wednesday that the Los Angeles River is "the last great source of new green space in Los Angeles, a city notoriously short on parks." Efforts are underway to transform the river -- some...