Carren's Pitch

Life by Design

I've always loved looking at mosaics and I find something even more appealing when artists use stone. At the newly opened North Valleyheart walk, I found a beautiful work of art in progress. 
Text and Photos by: Carren Jao
Edited by: Yosuke Kitazawa
Published: 17 June 2014, KCET

People crave green, open spaces -- and they will go to great lengths to find it. Residents on the north side of the Los Angeles River in Studio City have, for years, been traversing a concrete slope just to get to the dusty, riverside trail. Come June 21, that will no longer be the case.

This Saturday at 11 a.m., the gates will officially open for the North Valleyheart Riverwalk Project, a $3.5 million project funded by  Los Angeles County Flood Control District that rehabilitates the river trail from Studio City to Sherman Oaks. The trail covers half a mile, from Coldwater Canyon to the east to Fulton Avenue to the west. It forms a one-mile loop with the southern portion of the trail. [read more]


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