| Sep 15, 2013
| 12:02 PM
Last week: The death of former Mayor and Congressman E. Clay Shaw, Jr. is a tremendous loss. In a long and distinguished career, he personified a more civil style of public service. Clay Shaw was collegial, dignified, and honorable, and always did what he...
| 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 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...
| 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 22, 2013
| 12:46 PM
Last week: We continue to see steady job growth and the recent Citrix hiring expansion of 200 jobs was another positive for Broward County. Our public and private/partnerships continue to focus on working together to expand our employment base. County and...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 10:12 AM
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...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 8:28 PM
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...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 9:02 AM
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers must provide information to a regulatory agency by Feb. 11 about its decision to clear 43 acres of wetlands in the Sepulveda Basin and fill in a pond used by migrating waterfowl. The Los......
| Mar 19, 2013
| 4:43 PM
Bird watchers angered by the destruction of 43 acres of a wildlife preserve at Sepulveda Basin got a promise from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that it wouldn’t remove any more vegetation until at least mid-September....
| Jan 31, 2013
| 4:29 PM
The Wildlife Leadership Academy is looking for youth ages 14-17 and teachers to serve as adult mentors for an educational program focusing on wildlife conservation and leadership development. The Academy’s mission is to empower youth to become...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 10:18 AM
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...