Los Angeles River

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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.


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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.


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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.


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Chasing Pet Bird, Woman Falls Onto Cement Floor Of LA River

A woman chasing her wayward pet bird was injured when she fell 20 feet off a concrete wall into a flood control structure on the Los Angeles River.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/21/2011

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Body Of Man Found In LA River Identified

The body of a man found floating in the Los Angeles River in Long Beach has been identified as that of 25-year-old Rodolfo Remigio.


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Man’s Body Found In LA River, Police Investigating

A man’s body was found Friday in the Los Angeles River in Long Beach, and police were trying to determine if foul play was involved in the death.


Beach closed because of sewage spill. (credit: CBS)

Beaches In Long Beach Closed Due To Sewage Release, Bacteria

Beaches in Long Beach have been closed due to a sewage release into the Los Angeles River.


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Kayakers Stranded Inside LA River Channel

Several kayakers were stranded Friday at the side of the Los Angeles River and had to be helped up a steep embankment by firefighters.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/18/2011

Homeless Men Rescued From Long Beach Flood Channel

Fire officials rescue three men from a flood control channel in Long Beach Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/16/2011

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Health Officials Warn About Post-Rain Ocean Pollution

Health officials are asking the public to stay out of the ocean for at least 72 hours after Wednesday’s rain.


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Swift Water Rescue Teams Search LA River For Possible Victims

Swift water rescue teams are stationed along a wide swath of the storm-swollen Los Angeles River for possible victims caught up in the swift current.