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    A Thriving Lake, In Memory Only

    Dec 04, 2014

    Cresencio Rodriguez Delgado

    The very first time my family went to visit Lake Success, I was a bit nervous to step out of our family van. Being just a small child, the monstrous lake was intimidating. From my low vantage point in the car, it seemed as if we were actually driving on the lake.
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    A Thriving Lake, In Memory Only

    Dec 04, 2014

    Cresencio Rodriguez Delgado

    The very first time my family went to visit Lake Success, I was a bit nervous to step out of our family van. Being just a small child, the monstrous lake was intimidating. From my low vantage point in the car, it seemed as if we were actually driving on the lake.
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    Fresno Youth Experience San Joaquin River, for the First Time

    Oct 28, 2014

    Steve Thao

    The San Joaquin River is just minutes away from Riverpark, one of Fresno’s most prominent shopping areas, yet many Fresnans have never visited. There is a renewed interest in public access to the river, but it’s opposed by homeowners in the residential area bordering the river. About 15 young Fresnans visited the river recently to learn and help...
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    Fresno Youth Experience San Joaquin River, for the First Time

    Oct 28, 2014

    Steve Thao

    The San Joaquin River is just minutes away from Riverpark, one of Fresno’s most prominent shopping areas, yet many Fresnans have never visited. There is a renewed interest in public access to the river, but it’s opposed by homeowners in the residential area bordering the river. About 15 young Fresnans visited the river recently to learn and help...
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    California’s Prop 1 Gives East Valley Families Hope for Clean Water

    Oct 23, 2014

    Amber Amaya

    Standing in front of a trailer that serves as the local community center for residents of St. Anthony’s mobile home park, Sergio Carranza fielded questions from a crowd of forty mobile home owners who call this small agricultural community in the eastern Coachella Valley home.
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    California’s Prop 1 Gives East Valley Families Hope for Clean Water

    Oct 23, 2014

    Amber Amaya

    Standing in front of a trailer that serves as the local community center for residents of St. Anthony’s mobile home park, Sergio Carranza fielded questions from a crowd of forty mobile home owners who call this small agricultural community in the eastern Coachella Valley home.
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    Sup. Perez Brings New Playground to Lamont Park for Families

    Oct 10, 2014

    Alfredo Camacho

    Over a hundred community members gathered at Lamont Park on October 4 for a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the park’s new playground. The host of the event, Kern County 5th District Supervisor Leticia Perez, said the renovations were made in response to concerns she heard from the community.
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    Sup. Perez Brings New Playground to Lamont Park for Families

    Oct 10, 2014

    Alfredo Camacho

    Over a hundred community members gathered at Lamont Park on October 4 for a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the park’s new playground. The host of the event, Kern County 5th District Supervisor Leticia Perez, said the renovations were made in response to concerns she heard from the community.
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    Going ‘Wild’ in the Most Diverse City in America

    Aug 27, 2014

    Ngoc Nguyen

    This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, federal legislation that was signed into law in 1964 to preserve America’s wild spaces. Through that landmark conservation law, 100 million acres of wilderness have been set aside for the public to enjoy.
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    Going ‘Wild’ in the Most Diverse City in America

    Aug 27, 2014

    Ngoc Nguyen

    This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, federal legislation that was signed into law in 1964 to preserve America’s wild spaces. Through that landmark conservation law, 100 million acres of wilderness have been set aside for the public to enjoy.
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    Former Prisoner Finds Solitude, Joy, Working at Community Garden

    Aug 11, 2014

    Edgardo Cervano-Soto

    Brandon Clark, 25, loves being outdoors and meeting people, which makes his job managing the Edible Forest Garden on the Richmond Greenway an ideal fit.
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    Former Prisoner Finds Solitude, Joy, Working at Community Garden

    Aug 11, 2014

    Edgardo Cervano-Soto

    Brandon Clark, 25, loves being outdoors and meeting people, which makes his job managing the Edible Forest Garden on the Richmond Greenway an ideal fit.
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    $7.5 Million Project To Transform River Along West Long Beach

    Jun 10, 2014

    Krista Nicole Carlson

    A century ago, the Los Angeles River was a lush, uncontrolled flood basin, flowing 50 miles south from Simi Valley through the San Fernando Valley and the City of Los Angeles, and through Long Beach to meet the Pacific Ocean.
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    $7.5 Million Project To Transform River Along West Long Beach

    Jun 10, 2014

    Krista Nicole Carlson

    A century ago, the Los Angeles River was a lush, uncontrolled flood basin, flowing 50 miles south from Simi Valley through the San Fernando Valley and the City of Los Angeles, and through Long Beach to meet the Pacific Ocean.
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    Former Prisoner Grows Hope, Trees, for Richmond

    Apr 18, 2014

    Edgardo Cervano-Soto

    Near the gazebo on the Richmond Greenway at Harbour Way, small trees bagged in plastic were spread out on a bed of wood chips. Families and Richmond residents huddled together, examining the trees by type: cherry, nectarine, peach. The apple trees were long gone – they’d been snapped up by the early birds.
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    Former Prisoner Grows Hope, Trees, for Richmond

    Apr 18, 2014

    Edgardo Cervano-Soto

    Near the gazebo on the Richmond Greenway at Harbour Way, small trees bagged in plastic were spread out on a bed of wood chips. Families and Richmond residents huddled together, examining the trees by type: cherry, nectarine, peach. The apple trees were long gone – they’d been snapped up by the early birds.
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    Students, Official Join Fight to Save Endangered Frog

    Feb 25, 2014

    Ivan Valenzuela

    Assemblymember V. Manuel Pérez has joined the Sea View Elementary School student effort to save the California red-legged frog with the introduction of Assembly Bill 2364, which would establish this endangered frog as the official state amphibian.
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    Students, Official Join Fight to Save Endangered Frog

    Feb 25, 2014

    Ivan Valenzuela

    Assemblymember V. Manuel Pérez has joined the Sea View Elementary School student effort to save the California red-legged frog with the introduction of Assembly Bill 2364, which would establish this endangered frog as the official state amphibian.
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    Children Living in Long Beach’s “Dead Zone” Struggle with Asthma

    Jan 23, 2014

    Jason Farabaugh, Andrew Spencer and Jami Kiyohara

    Everyday, the kids afflicted with asthma at Garfield Elementary School in West Long Beach struggle to breathe when they are exercising, playing, or being too active.
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    Children Living in Long Beach’s “Dead Zone” Struggle with Asthma

    Jan 23, 2014

    Jason Farabaugh, Andrew Spencer and Jami Kiyohara

    Everyday, the kids afflicted with asthma at Garfield Elementary School in West Long Beach struggle to breathe when they are exercising, playing, or being too active.
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