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Paddlers on the Los Angeles River. (Photo credit: Los Angeles River Revitalization)

Los Angeles city council proclaims today ‘L.A. River Day’

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles City Council proclaimed today as L.A. River Day to raise awareness about the urban waterway. The proclamation follows the announcement that the United States Army Corps of Engineers […]


Paddlers on the Los Angeles River. (Photo credit: Los Angeles River Revitalization)

Garcetti presses Army Corps to help restore LA River habitat

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Supported by Democrat Barbara Boxer, California’s junior senator, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is trying to prevail on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to approve a $1 billion plan to […]


With the Los Angeles skyline in the background, the Los Angeles River flows Friday, Feb. 28, 2014.  (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

US Supreme Court holds LA liable for water cleanup

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The U.S. Supreme Court today allowed a lower court ruling to stand that found Los Angeles County is responsible for cleaning up the Los Angeles and San Gabriel rivers. By declining […]


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Garcetti in Washington to seek funding to restore the Los Angeles River

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is expected to attend Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard’s “LA River Day” event today on the final day of his trip to Washington. Garcetti and the City Council […]


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Mayor Garcetti goes to Washington

Mr. Garcetti goes to Washington. L.A.’s mayor is in the nation’s capitol to make sure the city gets federal funding for mass transit and restoring the Los Angeles River. Penny and Phil spoke with Los […]


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All lanes open on I-5 after LA tanker truck fire

LOS ANGELES (AP) – All lanes of a Southern California freeway damaged by a fiery tanker accident reopened Tuesday in time for the morning commute, easing fears of a slow traffic slog. All northbound and […]


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Tanker flips and burns In freeway tunnel

ATWATER VILLAGE (CNS) – A tanker truck flipped and caught fire in a tunnel beneath a major freeway interchange north of downtown Los Angeles Saturday, causing a major traffic jam, fuel spill into the Los […]



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