A Creek Flows in Compton 

In a city famous for gangs and hardcore rap, it’s hard to imagine how a heron soaring above you can improve your life

Thursday, Aug 4 2005

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And even if that negotiation fails, Kenefick is far from the point where he’d give up hope. “Right now in L.A., they’re building bike overpasses all along the Los Angeles River, but 10 or 15 years ago, they were at the stage we’re at now. I’m hopeful we can keep hammering away, and try to find ways to relate these things that are good for the environment to things the community really wants. I can wait 10 years.”

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