Deborah Weintraub

Office of the Los Angeles City Engineer

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Chief Deputy City Engineer for the City of Los Angeles

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The Los Angeles River in downtown is getting new bridges and parks. But with the greening of the river may come “green gentrification.”

Bridges and Walls: LA River, part 2

The Los Angeles River in downtown is getting new bridges and parks. But with the greening of the river may come “green gentrification.”

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Eighty years ago this week, rain poured down on Los Angeles. Floods washed out roads, bridges and thousands of homes.

Bridges and Walls: LA River, part 1

Eighty years ago this week, rain poured down on Los Angeles. Floods washed out roads, bridges and thousands of homes.

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LA exists thanks to imported water. But does it have to?

Can the Southland Become Water Self-Sufficient?

LA exists thanks to imported water. But does it have to?

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