|Arroyo Seco Music Festival at Pasadena’s Rose Bowl to feature Tom Petty, Weezer, Mumford & Sons||March 14, 2017 - The headliners have now been announced for the Arroyo Seco Music Festival coming up this June. -
||Finding the hidden waterways of Los Angeles County, starting with the Arroyo Seco||March 4, 2017 - Steve Scauzillo explores Hahamongna and its wonders. He laments the fact that a recent Pasadena candidates' forum neglected our region's most important environmental treasure. -
||L.A. keeps building near freeways, even though living there makes people sick||March 2, 2017- For more than a decade, California air quality officials have warned against building homes within 500 feet of freeways. And with good reason: People there suffer higher rates of asthma, heart attacks, strokes, lung cancer and pre-term births. Recent research has added more health risks to the list, including childhood obesity, autism and dementia. Yet Southern California civic officials have flouted those warnings, allowing a surge in home building near traffic pollution, according to a Los Angeles Times analysis of U.S. Census data, building permits and other government records.
||In California, a Move to Ease the Pressures on Aging Dams||February 28, 2017 - "Scientists and environmental groups say deliberately creating floodplains to allow the state’s rivers to overflow more naturally and benignly is a way to help ease the strain on this water infrastructure, especially as climate change poses new challenges." -
||Have we underestimated the West’s super-floods?||February 28, 2017 - The potential for massive floods in the West is reviewed in this article from High county Times.
||Drought finally over in nearly every part of California, scientists say||February 23, 2017 - California's drought is over in most parts of the state, but effects will linger for many years. Los Angeles County still remains in the "abnormally dry" category.
||A better plan to shore up Devil’s Gate Dam: Editorial||February 17, 2017 - The San Gabriel Valley Newspapers discuss the Oroville Dam situation and local implications, advocating a smaller, slower sediment removal program for Devil's Gate Dam.
||Judge rules Devil's Gate Dam environmental report 'deficient' Devil's Gate Dam||February 16, 2017 - Judge Chalfant's ruling on the County Flood Control District's Big Dam program means that "Los Angeles County Department of Public Works officials will likely have to revise and re-vet their environmental impact report." -
||Devil’s Gate Dam sediment removal project dealt a blow after environmental report deemed ‘deficient’||February 15, 2017 - Judge James Chalfant ruled the County Flood Control District's Environmental Impact Report on their Big Dig program for Hahamongna Watershed Park deficient and set a hearing on March 23 to consider remedies. -
||New setback in plan to dredge Devil’s Gate Dam||February 14, 2017 - KPCC covers Judge James Chalfant's ruling on the County Flood Control District's massive sediment excavation and trucking project for Devil's Gate Dam in Hahamongna.
||Time for a new look at flood management in Pasadena’s Arroyo Seco: Guest commentary||January 29, 2017 - LA County Supervisors should take a new look at the County Flood Control District's devastating program for Hahamongna in the Arroyo Seco at the foot of the San Gabriel Mountains.