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‘Paddle The LA River’ Kicks Off With Kayak Rides Down The Urban River

The Los Angeles Conservation Corps Monday kicked off this year’s Paddle the LA River program.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/16/2014

This mock-up from Mayor Garcetti's office shows what officials hope the LA River will look like following restoration efforts. (Photo courtesy LA Mayor's Office)

Garcetti Announces $1B Plan To Restore 11-Mile Stretch Of LA River

Officials unveiled a $1 billion federal plan Thursday to help restore parts of the Los Angeles River.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/29/2014

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Body Found In LA River Near Downtown

Firefighters Monday recovered a body from the Los Angeles River near downtown.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/03/2014

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Firefighters Call Off River Search For Reported Victim After 40 Minutes, Call Declared False Alarm

Firefighters called off a search along the Los Angeles River after a 40-minute effort, following reports that a victim had fallen off a bridge.

03/01/2014

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Stolen Vehicle Suspects Lead Police On Foot Chase In LA River

Four suspects reportedly led California Highway Patrol officers on a chase Tuesday night that eventually moved into the LA River.

02/04/2014

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1 Dead After Car Careens Off 101 Freeway Into Tujunga Wash

One person was found dead Thursday after a car careened off the northbound 101 Freeway and landed in the Tujunga wash.

CBS Los Angeles–01/02/2014

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Body Discovered In LA River

A body was discovered Friday afternoon in the Los Angeles River in Boyle Heights.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/16/2013

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Residents Can Kayak, Fish In LA River Starting Memorial Day

The Los Angeles River Recreation Zone will be open to the public starting Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/24/2013

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Homeless Man Rescued From Island In LA River

A homeless man was rescued Monday morning after being trapped on an island in the Los Angeles River near Griffith Park.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/24/2012

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Help Clean Up The LA River This Weekend!

Shelly Backlar, Director of Friends of the LA River, visited the KCAL9 studios Thursday to talk about tThe 23rd Annual La Gran Limpieza: The Great Los Angeles River CleanUp on Saturday from 9AM to Noon at 15 locations.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/26/2012

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Body Found In LA River In South Gate

Authorities Saturday were investigating the shooting death of a man in South Gate.

03/03/2012

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Want Adventure Without Leaving The City? Kayak The LA River

Looking for some fun in the outdoors without having to leave Los Angeles? Residents can now take a trip down the L.A. River on a kayak.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/08/2011

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Colfax Bridge Reopens After 2 Years Of Construction

Residents and drivers in the Studio City area of the San Fernando Valley may have a shorter commute now that the Colfax Bridge has been reopened after two years of construction.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/28/2011

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Canoe, Kayak Trips Offered On LA River

This summer city officials will begin offering canoe and kayak trips along parts of the Los Angeles River, a long maligned waterway that winds through the region as a concrete flood-control channel.

06/25/2011

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Thousands Take Part In 11th Annual LA River Ride

Thousands of cyclists Sunday are taking part in the 11th Annual Los Angeles River Ride, taking riders from Griffith Park all the way to Long Beach.

06/05/2011

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