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Water Resources in LA Survey

Voice your opinion on water resources by filling out our Water Resources in Los Angles Today Survey! Tell us where you would like to see Water Source Funds alotted and how you would like to learn more about water resource. [button link=”https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSejT0lBXsPjTaI5EPzNj6Hzhje_lMF6LV1ZbHzC931uRVv0Gg/viewform?c=0&w=1″ bg_color=”#0f0aa6″]WATER SURVEY[/button]

2016 WATERFEST-Oct 15th

Join Amigos & the Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District and the County of Los Angeles to learn family-friendly ways to be water smart! The day in the park will include food, games, activities, giveaways, and a raffle. October 15, 2016 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Arcadia Park 405  S. Santa Anita Ave. Arcadia,…
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Los Angeles Reaches Back to Plan a Green Future

Re-post of August 15, 2016  article written by Claire Robinson for “The Conservation Fund”. Among the most pressing challenges facing today’s sprawling Los Angeles region: automobile traffic, air pollution, and swelling populations. Insufficient parks, playgrounds and public beaches exacerbate these circumstances. Access to open space is increasingly critical to create sustainable open spaces, strengthen community…
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Ricardo Barth

Inspiration in El Monte

GAINING JOB SKILLS WHILE BUILDING AN “EMERALD NECKLACE” OF TREES THROUGH LOS ANGELES COUNTY  by Molly Miller (re-published from UpliftCA) A kid growing up around the 1400-acre Whittier Narrows Park in South El Monte, near East Los Angeles can spend summer afternoons fishing in the San Gabriel River. It’s stocked with bass and trout. Whittier…
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Do you love the San Gabriel Mountains?

We, the communities of the greater Los Angeles region, are fortunate to have the San Gabriel Mountains as our backyard.  However, due to a shortage of resources we need your support for the following: – Access for all to healthy, sustainable, recreational and educational opportunities; – Improvements to the recently designated San Gabriel Mountains National Monument;…
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6.26 Golden Streets-BIKE, WALK, RUN, SKATE, DANCE,PLAY!

Amigos de los Rios is excited about this great opportunity to get out and enjoy your community! Modeled after the thousands of other “open streets” or “ciclovia” events that have been organized around the world and across the United States, 626 Golden Streets will temporarily open stretches of roadway from South Pasadena to Azusa for people…
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Enjoy the streets of El Monte and S. El Monte on June 12th! Viva SGV!

We are so excited about Viva SGV!  The first open streets event in the East San Gabriel Valley. On June 12th 2016 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, Viva SGV! temporarily removes cars from city streets and transforms the streets into safe and fun spaces to be enjoyed by families from El Monte and South El…
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2016 Social Equity Tree Planting Program Grant Recipient

We are so happy to be included in this fine group of organizations doing great work! Thank you to CAL FIRE and California ReLeaf for helping us to reduce greenhouse gases! April 15, 2016 Sacramento – CAL FIRE along with California ReLeaf, announced today that community groups across the state will receive $385,000 in funding…
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Jeff Seymour Family Center Opens in El Monte

http://www.midvalleynews.com/showcase/2015/03/25/jeff-seymour-family-center-officially-opens/

Let’s reduce traffic! 21st Century transportation – more public transit

Look forward to seeing improvements to the @metrolosangeles #MetroPlan. More public transit and active transportation, please #envirometro 21st Century transportation requires more public transit and active transportation #envirometro #MetroPlan Let’s reduce traffic with work on transit and active transportation, not more freeways #envirometro #MetroPlan First drafts always need feedback! We’re hoping for more work on…
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