Joe’s Recommended Creek Freak Posts
My favorite post of my own is How Long is the Los Angeles River? (Warning – I think it’s also my longest Creek Freak piece.)
Other pieces I’ve written that I’d still recommend include:
>Why I, Creek Freak, like bike!
>Places to Visit: Bimini Slough Ecology Park
>Fish in the Los Angeles River (co-authored with Jessica)
>You can never have enough posts about Freshwater Shrimp
and I still recommend some of my earliest writings here – the L.A. River kayaking series: >day1, >day2 and day3.
Articles I didn’t write that I recommend include:
>Throwing the waters, a real throw-down near El Monte
>Peat bog madness in LA
>More on the North Branch of the Arroyo Seco
>Searching for Tom-or Joshua-down in Dominguez
>Eagle Rock in the Rainy Season: A Challenge!
>Why creeks – a personal view
>A tree grows on Beaudry: echos of the creeks of Echo Park
Hi Joe, can’t find your email address – thought this might interst you – or perhaps this isn’t news to you.
Thanks, Diane! fyi – our email addresses are on the About Us page. Thanks for the Corralitas post on the irritating locked gates… LACF wrote some about that back in July and it’s still a big problem: https://lacreekfreak.wordpress.com/2010/07/27/elysian-valley-bike-path-blues-delays/
People don’t realize that every storm drain or flood channel, was once a river or stream! I remember playing in the Devils Dips in the early 60’s. Also in East Torrance/Harbor gateway, my Grandpa lived right next to a stream that flowed into the Dominguez Channel. There were acres of open land with foxes, raccoons, opposoms, snakes and many types of hawks and birds. Then one day, they lined the creek with cement and built houses on my playground.
Does anyone know where I can find information about Sacatela Creek?
It’s the same Joe from the Eco-Village blog where you commented. You can trace some of Sacatela on these Creek Freak maps – upper Ballona watershed https://lacreekfreak.wordpress.com/las-historical-waterways/