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By its own admission, Glendale was in desperate need for a new approach to transportation planning. The unintended consequences of a transportation network that emphasized moving cars can be seen in the statistics.

Part 1: Glendale Invests in Safe and Healthy Streets for a Safe and Healthy Future

Part 2: The Embedded Activist

Part 3: Second Steps: The Riverdale-Maple Greenway Will Connect Parks in Glendale

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This week, a nonprofit organization in Los Angeles offers a unique opportunity to oversee an initiative aiming to raise mental health awareness in the entertainment industry. We also highlight various medical groups and institutes seeking online-savvy media professionals. In addition to the latest information on health journalism fellowships, workshops and other educational opportunities, check out our new listings for awards and competitions.

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One of the biggest obstacles to revitalizing the Los Angeles River is convincing the people who live all around that it even exists and that it is a "real" river.

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In the past few years, Long Beach, Calif. has undergone changes to reduce traffic, increase pedestrian safety and promote bicycle use among residents. Damien Newton continues a series on the city's efforts to transform itself into a more livable community.

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If on-air health reporting is your niche, Southern California Public Radio is looking for a health care reporter. We've also highlighted some writer positions at various hospitals and a handful of freelance gigs. In addition, you'll find updated information on upcoming grants, fellowships and educational opportunities and projects.

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It might cause a snicker or two from many Angelenos, but last week, I took a tour of the Los Angeles River.

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Journalist Emily Ramshaw gives the backstory on how she reported her ground-breaking series on Texas' colonias, impovershed neighborhoods that remain without running water, paved roads or electricity after decades of neglect.

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Hollenbeck Park is a lovely spot on the east side of Los Angeles. It's an historic place, built in 1982, and has since been a refuge for the evolving communities of Boyle Heights. Imagine a lake and boats and idyllic footbridges. What does any of this have to do with how journalists operate online? Last Friday, I explained the metaphor to this year's National Health Journalism Fellows.

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In late 2009, I read an article in O magazine about a Binghamton, New York, community that’s gone without a neighborhood supermarket for more than 15 years. That sparked my interest in communities, fresh food and what happens to people’s health when they eat what is merely convenient and/or affordable.

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This week, we highlight a Healthcare Research Writer-Editor vacancy at Thomson Reuters. Also featured are a variety of print and online opportunities on the East Coast. In addition, find the most updated information on upcoming grants, fellowships and educational opportunities.

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