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Los Angeles needs more parks. Measure A is the smartest way to pay for them we could have asked for

Los Angeles has the well-deserved reputation as one the worst metropolitan regions in the country when it comes to parks and public space. L.A....

What is a River in California?

What is a river? This is not a question we ask every day because it seems superfluous. Certainly, a river must be a flowing...

How a Quirky Art Prize Tied to the DeVos Family Went Political

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Patricia Constantine thought hard about whether to use an image of the education secretary, Betsy DeVos, in her entry to...

New LA River plan would leverage public land to increase housing, green space

Multinational construction firm AECOM on Wednesday rolled out a revitalization plan for hundreds of acres of land alongside the downtown section of the Los...

Winnetka residents slam plans for a pocket park near LA River

Carolyn Moran has lived in her house on Haynes Street in Winnetka since the 1970s. Some days she sees condoms and empty food containers...

This shimmering artwork is a sight to behold along the Sacramento River

West Sacramento Mayor Christoper Cabaldon says his city has come a long way since the days when he says he could not get a...

1969 storm fills Los Angeles River

Jan. 25, 1969: Waves and rushing water fill the Los Angeles River at the Los Feliz Bridge during storm that dropped over five inches...

Clouds with a Silver Lining: Seeding Storms to Boost the Colorado River

People in seven western states and Mexico rely on the Colorado River for their water supplies. As the climate warms, the mighty river’s flows...

Best of 2017 For River L.A.

Today, we’re looking back on what 2017 meant for the Los Angeles River. We’ve compiled a list of our favorite moments, and would love...

‘Flood of the century’ fears rise in Paris along with the Seine

PARIS — Is this the dreaded “flood of the century”?After an onslaught of constant rain, Paris’s fabled Seine River has flooded — again. On...

Undisclosed Documents Reveal Flaws in Margaret McDermott Bridge, Preventing Opening

Two years ago in a gushing “interactive” story, The Dallas Morning Newsdescribed the new Margaret McDermott Bridge across the Trinity River downtown as “heavy metal...

Global river cleanups grow

AUGUST 14, 2017 —One-tenth of an inch. That’s the amount of rain the underground pipe system in Portland, Ore., used to be able to...