Board of Supervisors approve $31 million for the Sustainable Median Stormwater Capture Project in East LA

2019-08-06T14:16:49-08:00August 6th, 2019|Community, Environment and Environmental Justice, Health, In the news, LA River, Press Release|

Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved the East Los Angeles Sustainable Median Stormwater Capture Project, which will help improve stormwater quality in the Upper LA River Watershed by diverting water from storm drains. Select medians and roadways in unincorporated East Los Angeles will be enhanced with catch basins, infiltration wells, drought-tolerant landscaping, [...]

LA County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis’ statement on Metro’s feasibility study of a LA River/Rio Hondo station

2018-12-06T23:11:08-08:00December 6th, 2018|Community, LA River, Transportation|

Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis released the following statement after the Metro Board of Directors passed her motion, co-authored by Directors Ridley-Thomas, Dupont Walker, and Butts, to launch a feasibility study of a possible station located at the Los Angeles River/Rio Hondo Confluence in the City of South Gate as part of the [...]

LA County Selects World-Class Designers To Join LA River Master Plan Team

2018-11-28T23:19:52-08:00March 5th, 2018|In the news, LA River|

The LA County Board of Supervisors announced today that the County has attracted a world class team to help update the LA River Master Plan, a comprehensive blueprint covering all 51 miles of the River. The effort to update the LA River Master Plan was launched in late 2016 to modernize an existing 1996 plan, [...]

Board of Supervisors Vote to Update LA River Master Plan

2018-11-28T23:20:14-08:00October 18th, 2016|In the news, LA River|

The Board of Supervisors, acting as the governing body of the LA County Flood Control District, voted to approve a motion authored by Chair of the Board Hilda Solis and Supervisor Sheila Kuehl to bring together regional agencies, city leaders, nonprofit and community groups, and other stakeholders to update the LA River Master Plan. The [...]