Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Norma Desmond
The Santa Ana River Is Ready for Its Renaissance

…"People just don't realize it's a real river," says Ray Hiemstre, associate director of programs for Orange County Coastkeeper. "We've been told it's just a flood-control channel, that the water is polluted. And what they do see from the freeway doesn't look good. But what they don't realize is that 85 percent of the river, even in Orange County, is soft-bottom and much more natural than the LA River and other urban rivers….

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The return of the curious "Shooting Star" saga

     Back in 2012, I wrote a series of posts about the mysterious sinking, in 1974, of the yacht "Shooting Star," which took th...