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Annual Los Angeles River Cleanup Highlights Scarce Resource

The annual cleanup of the Los Angeles River has special meaning for thousands of volunteers who are helping this year.  The community effort that takes place on three Saturdays in April highlights a precious resource in drought-stricken California - water. The river has been featured in many Hollywood films, including the 1978 musical Grease. On this particular day, the water is flowing, despite the statewide drought. Much of it comes from treated sewage or runoff on the rare days...

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