Carren's Pitch

Life by Design

Text by: Carren Jao
Edited by: Yosuke Kitazawa
Published: 16 Nov 2012, KCET

Images courtesy of the Arroyo Seco Foundation
The Pasadena City Council has signed off on a series of agreements between Los Angeles County Flood Control District (LACFCD) and the Arroyo Seco Foundation (ASF). The move grants the non-profit $3,271,000 for various water quality, environmental and recreation improvements in Hahamongna Watershed Park, a spot in Arroyo Seco where mountain meets urban plain. Bounded by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in the north and the Devil's Gate Park in the south, the area is home to an unusual sagebrush habitat, uncommon especially near urbanized areas. Runoff from the San Gabriel Mountains north of the area also feeds Pasadena's groundwater basin supply. [read more]


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