Category: Sponsorships

Stewards of the Emerald Necklace Green Way

Altadena Heritage’s efforts for Triangle Park

Amigos de los Rios greatly appreciates and is proud to partner with Altadena Heritage’s Board on their efforts to raise funds to build Triangle Park. Below is an update sent to the Board of Directors on the status of their efforts – (June 20, 2017) Hi Board! (Altadena Heritage BOD) As promised at last night’s…
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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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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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Jeff Seymour Family Center Opens in El Monte

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

RIM of the Valley Corridor Study Area

Adam Schiff seeks input on RIM of the Valley

Representative Adam Schiff will be holding two public events on March 8th and 9th (see below). The March 9th meeting will be in partnership with Representative Julia Brownley, both meetings are to discuss the National Park Service Rim of the Valley Special Resource Study Final Summary and next steps. For more information check out RIM of the Valley Corridor…
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Peck Water Conservation Park get’s some TLC

Peck Water Conservation Park gets some loving care from our friends at PAVA (Pacific American Volunteer Association) World Environmental Foundation. Early Saturday morning, volunteers from PAVA met up with the Amigos de los Rios team at Peck Water Conservation Park and planted over 150 new native shrubs and trees, enriching the environment and the beauty…
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World Soils Day Event at Peck Park

December 4th was World Soils Day, and to recognize the importance of this topic, members of the San Gabriel Mountains Forever Leadership coalition shared in a stewardship event at Pecks Water Conservation Park. Volunteers got to feel the soil with us while planting nitrogen-fixing plants and mulching. In addition to beautification of the area, the work is helping to protect our land and…
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