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Whose river is this?

I heard today from my friend Lewis MacAdams of Friends of the L.A. River (FoLAR) about the murals mess down in the river channel near Elysian Valley. In regard to Chicken Corner's recent mention of County Supervisor Gloria Molina's effort to erase the murals, Lewis said:

I think it's important...not to see this as some kind of battle between Molina and FoLAR, because it's not. It's part of a larger struggle to use the river channel. In the last few weeks, fly fisherman have begun to use the river for carp catch and release, a band called No Age did a concert (or part of one) by the Sunnynook footbridge. People are out ahead of the bureaucrats, and it's making the bureaucrats very nervous.

As long as the expression of nervous doen't mean perpetual gray channels spotted with whitewash and music that gets shut down by park rangers....

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