Mayor Tornek: A New Vision for the Arroyo

Wednesday, April 19, 7:00 pm

Donald Wright Auditorium
Pasadena Central Library
285 E. Walnut St., Pasadena, CA 91101

Pasadena Mayor Terry Tornek will come to the Arroyo Seco Foundation Quarterly Meeting on Wednesday, April 19th to present his views on the key elements of the new vision for the Arroyo Seco that he has recently been advocating. There will also be an update on the No Big Dig lawsuit. Don't miss it. 

FoLAR's 28th Annual Gran Limpieza: Arroyo Seco Confluence

Saturday, April 22, 9:00 am

Arroyo Seco and Los Angeles River Confluence
475 N. San Fernando Rd., Los Angeles, CA 90031

Friends of the Los Angeles River presents its 28th Annual Great LA River CleanUp with another year at the Arroyo Seco/LA River Confluence and another year with Arroyo Seco Foundation as Team Captain! Join hundreds of Arroyo and LA River enthusiasts to cleanup this valuable meeting of a key tributary of the City of LA's namesake river.

Hahamongna Native Plant Nursery: Special Pollinator Sale

Sunday, April 30, 9:00 am

Hahamongna Native Plant Nursery
4550 Oak Grove Dr., Pasadena, CA 91011

Birds and bugs and bees are among the special pleasures and important functions of native plants and gardens. You can help save the spectacular Monarch butterfly with narrow-leafed Milkweed from Hahamongna Native Plant Nursery. And the sages and lots of other native plants that will also attract the pollinators to your yard are now available too!


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Wednesday, April 19, 7pm - Mayor Tornek on Arroyo Vision Donald Wright Auditorium, Pasadena Public Library, 285 E. Walnut St., Pasadena; Quarterly ASF meeting

Saturday, April 22, 9am - La Gran Liempieza, Arroyo Seco Confluence, 475 N. San Fernando Road (near Figueroa Roundabout); help clean up the confluence with the Los Angeles River.

Sunday, April 23, 8am - Switzer's to Redbox Hike with the Sierra Club Pasadena Group, Take a trek along the uppermost stretch of the Arroyo Seco along the front range of the San Gabriel Mountains

Sunday, April 30, 9am - 4pm - Special Pollinator Sale, Hahamongna Native Plant Nursery, 4550 Oak Grove Drive, Pasadena 91103; this is a great time to beautify your garden and attract birds, bugs and butterflies.

News of the Arroyo

An achive of news stories about and related to life in the Arroyo Seco.

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Judge's ruling puts a halt to L.A. County's plans at Devil's Gate Dam April 5, 2017 - More coverage on Judge Chalfant's ruling on the County Flood Control District's deficient Environmental Impact Report for Hahamongna.
City Commission Will Hear Arroyo Seco Parks and Landscaping Capital Improvement Projects April 4,2017 - The City of Pasadena's Recreation and Parks Commission will discuss recommended projects for parks and landscaping and Arroyo Seco projects funded under the Capital Improvement Program for fiscal years 2017 through 2022 during its regular meeting at the City Yards Second Floor on Tuesday, April 4, starting at 6 p.m.
For the first time in almost 100 years, a rare frog population is having fun in the Santa Monica Mountains March 26, 2017 - The red-legged frog seems to be making an incredible comeback in the Santa Monica Mountains.
Judge Halts Devil's Gate Sediment Removal Project March 24, 2017 - Environmentalists on Thursday won a temporary halt to a project to remove millions of cubic yards of sediment from behind Devil's Gate Dam near JPL in northwest Pasadena.
Environmentalists win temporary halt to Devil's Gate Dam dig-out March 23, 2017 - Environmentalists on Thursday won a temporary halt to a project to remove millions of cubic yards of sediment from behind Devil's Gate Dam, a project they said was so big it would harm air quality and wildlife habitat in the Hahamongna Watershed Park in the north end of Pasadena. -
The 400-year-old Oak tree Caltech was built around is now dead, but there is much to learn from it March 18, 2017 - A spectacular 400-year-old Engelmann oak on the Caltech campus has died but leaves many lessons.
Glendora doctor accused of damaging endangered Brodiaea plant growing in protected hillside March 14, 2017 - California Fish & Wildlife has issues a violation regarding the destruction of rare and endangered thread-leafed brodiaea in the front range of the San Gabriel Mountains near Glendora.

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Hahamongna Native Plant Nursery
Hahamongna Watershed Park
4550 Oak Grove Drive
Pasadena, CA 91103
(626) 657-0392