February River Roundup

We’ve got some exciting news!

We’d like to introduce you to our newest team member: Angela Barranco! Angela joins us as COO of River LA. During the Obama Administration, Angela led the White House public engagement portfolio on climate, environment, conservation and energy, managing external outreach and stakeholder communication in the Council on Environmental Quality. She is an experienced leader in driving advocacy and electoral campaigns at all levels through engagement, communications and executive management.  We are delighted she has joined us and know her leadership means exciting things for the future of our work!

Enjoy our roundup below! If you read something we missed, be sure to let us know.

See you on the river,
The River LA Team



Let’s Talk ProCon.org & The LA River River LA

Best of 2017 for the LA River River LA

Nationbuilder announces Omar Brownson as a Leader-In-Residence River LA



4 Ways to Explore the LA River on Foot LA Magazine

In Praise of the Ugly, Concrete-Encased but Safely Tamed Los Angeles River Op-Ed LA Times

Paving the Los Angeles River Wasn’t an Egalitarian Idea. The Plan for Revitalizing It Should Be Op-Ed LA Times



Bright Orange LA River Bridge Moves Forward, Could Begin Construction This Summer Curbed LA

Plan Would Transform Los Angeles River into Recreational Area ABC 7



Roundup Weed Killer in LA River: Lawmaker Concerned Over Public Health, Cancer Risk, Birth Defects My News LA

A Longitudinal Temperature Profile of the Los Angeles River from June Through October 2016 Occidental College

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