18 Dec FoLAR rallies LA River support in Washington, D.C.
Lewis MacAdams, president of Friends of the Los Angeles River, joined a delegation of elected officials who traveled to Washington D.C. in October 2013 to garner federal support of LA River ARBOR Study Alternative 20.
L to R: Lewis MacAdams, City Councilmember Cedillo, City Councilmember Bob Blumenfield, City Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell, Assemblymember Gomez
L to R: Congressman Becerra, LA BPW Supervisor Romero, Assemblymember Gomez, Councilmember O’Farrell, Congresswoman Pelosi, Congressman Sherman, Lewis MacAdams, Mayor Garcetti
The delegation met with both Senator Feinstein and Senator Boxer, as well as the Council for Environmental Quality, and the Assistant Secretary of the Army. Mayor Garcetti spoke privately with President Obama briefly about the Los Angeles River.
Thanks to Congresswoman Roybal-Allard for hosting the “L. A. River Day” event at the Capitol.