Grab those water socks and head on down to the Glendale Narrows Recreation Zone for the 2nd Annual LA River Boat Race on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015. Honorary boaters will hit the water starting at 11:30 a.m., with Los Angeles City Council River Committee chair Mitch O’Farrell welcoming the official racers at noon. Read More »
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The death of a blue heron named Mr. Fred, which had become tangled in fishing line along the L.A. River, has prompted the creation of a program intended to save other birds from a similar fate. The Friends of The Los Angeles River recently installed fishing ... Read More »
Found small white dog, approximately 1 year maybe less. Running through Elysian Valley7/5. No collar or tags on her. was very dirty when found, she got a nice bath. Seems to be pretty young, maybe under a year. Checking today for microchip. Would love for her ... Read More »
ELYSIAN VALLEY — A car and a pickup truck collided this morning near Dorris Place Elementary as students were arriving on campus. Parent Jennifer Deines took photos of the collision on Riverside Drive near Altman Street that took place at about 8 a.m. It did not ... Read More »
ELYSIAN VALLEY -- Developers and investors have discovered Elysian Valley, the narrow riverfront community packed with small homes, warehouses and artists studios. After many residents have expressed concern about gentrification and over development, the Planning Department has unveiled a set of changes that would would reduce the height and size of new projects proposed for a strip of commercial parcels that front the L.A. River
ELYSIAN VALLEY -- Memorial Day kicks off the third official season of the L.A. River Recreation Zone, where urbanites will be able to canoe, bird watch or fish the summer away along the waterway.
ELYSIAN VALLEY — The “Share The Path” inaugural walk took place on Saturday as part of an effort to increase safety and reduce tensions between cyclists and pedestrians along the busy but narrow path along the L.A River. The Elysian Valley Neighborhood Watch, which organized the ... Read More »
ELYSIAN VALLEY -- A proposal to build a two-mile-long pipeline to bring and irrigate Elysian Park with recycled water seems like a good idea in a time of severe drought. Installing that pipeline, however, would require digging up the streets of Elysian Valley as well as the popular L.A. River path, triggering opposition among residents, some of whom want the pipe rerouted to avoid the "mess" of construction.
ELYSIAN VALLEY — At least two vehicles collided this morning near Riverside Drive near Stadium Way. Jennifer Deines snapped photo the scene after 8 a.m. after LAFD had arrived on the scene. No word on injuries but Deines said they appeared to be minor. Read More »
ELYSIAN VALLEY — As a teenager, singer and songwriter Mia Todd used to practice at her father’s art studio in Elysian Valley near the L.A. River. Now, Todd is returning to the neighborhood to open a performance space and cafe with her husband and a partner involved in a former New York music and art venue known as Zebulon.