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Protest at the Southwest Museum

The Friends of the Southwest Museum Coalition staged a protest this morning over the reduction in public access to the Mount Washington compound and the closure of its gift shop at the end of last year. About 40 protesters gathered at Marmion Way and Museum Drive this morning, said Nicole Possert with the coalition. Officials with the Autry Center, which ... Read More »

L.A. River to reopen for another summer of recreation

ELYSIAN VALLEY — A stretch of the Los Angeles River will once again be open for fishing, kayaking, hiking and other recreational pursuits starting Memorial Day, Monday, May 26. For the second year in a row,  the public will be able to access the river at specific areas in Elysian Valley, where they can launch their non-motorized boats (sorry no inner ... Read More »

Councilman Cedillo diverts funds away from L.A. River

The Los Angeles River was a pet project for former First District Councilman Ed Reyes, who spearheaded efforts to raise awareness of the river and create more parkland and recreational uses.  In fact,  a few weeks before the term-out Reyes left office in late June, the City Council approved his request to shift $500,000 in funds earmarked for First District ... Read More »