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Los Angeles River Center and Gardens

570 W Ave 26 #100

Los Angeles, CA 90065

Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority

Start Date: 05/11/2010

End Date: 09/01/2015

Awarded Amount: $315,000

Stage: Completed!

The Los Angeles River Center and Gardens is a truly hidden, breathtaking oasis of fountains, flowers, and picturesque architecture that will render visitors speechless in this serene enchantment which is ideal for any intimate occasion.

Grant funding was provided for improvements to the community room and included beautifying existing restrooms, access points, and roofing while keeping everyone comfortable and entertained with upgraded HVAC and audio visual systems.

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Tujunga Wash Greenway

6019 Coldwater Canyon Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 91606

Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority

Start Date: 11/5/1996

End Date: 11/1/2007

Awarded Amount: $3,010.000

Stage: Completed!

The project is along both banks of the Tujunga Wash, from Vanowen Street to Oxnard Street. The project will create a naturalized meandering stream course along the west channel bank; add pathways for walking and biking along either side of Tujunga Wash; and incorporate rest area amenities, interpretive signage, and appurtenant structures. The naturalized stream course will accept low flows diverted from the Tujunga Wash and meander throughout the 6,000-foot project reach. Downstream flows will outfall back into Tujunga Wash. The east side of the channel will consist of various greenway improvements including a bike path, walkway, landscaping, and other amenities.

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Malibu Lagoon State Beach

23200 Pacific Coast Highway

Malibu, CA 90265

California Department of Parks and Recreation

Start Date: 10/6/2004

End Date: 12/31/17 (Estimated Completion)

Awarded Amount: $4,923,600

Stage: In progress.

There’s something for everyone at Malibu Lagoon State Beach: scenic trails, historic museums, salt water fishing at the pier and wildlife viewing. For water enthusiasts you’ll find some of the best waves at the world famous Surfrider Beach. Come low tide to explore tide pools or anytime for swimming, snorkeling, scuba diving and boating.

A leisure two-mile loop trail will take you around the lagoon, through tide pools and on to Malibu Pier. At the pier you’ll find beach equipment rentals, harbor tours, restaurants and a surf museum. Grab a bite at the pier or picnic on the beach. On the way back visit the Malibu Lagoon Museum or check out guided tours of the historic Adamson House.

Grant funding was provided for the pier and the newly restored lagoon. In addition, the City of Malibu completed a Stormwater project in 2011 to protect Santa Monica Bay from hazardous material spills and pollution.

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Earthwalk Park Playground Replacement and Landscape Project

The project will replace the antiquated playground equipment with new ADA compliance playground equipment at Earthwalk Park. The scope of work also includes the installation of a rubberized surface, shade structure, landscaping and drought tolerant plants.

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Santa Clarita Woodlands Park

Acquisition of, and improvements to, park land in the area known as the Santa Clarita Woodlands, which encompasses about 8,000 acres west of Highway 5 in the Santa Clarita area. Priority acquisitions to include East, Rice, Learning, Wiley and Towsley Canyons. Improvements may include provision of reasonable public access and the development of, or improvement to, passive and active recreation facilities.

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Hansen Dam Recreation Lake Facility

Construction of 10.5-acre man-made lake, divided into a swimming area and a recreational water area for non-powered boating, sailing and fishing. The lake features extensive filtering, chlorinating and disinfecting systems. The project includes related recreational facilities, including a sand beach, children’s wading/filtration pond, picnic areas, boat launching ramps and docks, fishing platforms and restrooms…

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Chittick Field Sports Complex & Field Improvements

Redevelopment of existing park space within a Los Angeles County Flood Control district basin in central Long Beach. Improvements also included a football field, running track, parking lot, restroom, ADA access, landscaping, irrigation, utilities, demolition and fencing. Retrofitting of two softball lighting systems.

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Belvedere Park

This project is being completed in multiple phases and includes the following:
Restroom and gymnasium improvements including design services, contract construction and repairs. Irrigation renovations, ADA access improvements, ballfield grading and drainage, gymnasium restroom refurbishment, new picnic shelters, concrete walkway repairs, new handball courts, and parking lot re-pavement…

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Watkins County Park General Development

General refurbishment of soccer and ballfields, roofing, restrooms, resurfacing, irrigation systems, pool area, tennis courts, signage and related improvements. Refurbishments will improve accessibility and will be in compliance with ADA.

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South Coast Botanic Garden

The project includes: -refurbishment of general building and site improvements, -demolition of two restrooms and construction of one new restroom, -structural modifications to the administration building, -construction of a new Japanese garden trellis, -removal and installation of fencing materials, -replacement of termite-infested sections of a trellis, -regrading/repaving of the existing parking lot, -replacement of a lighting standard in the main parking lot, -installation of new lighting standards at Upper Meadows and Children’s Garden…

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