"The L.A. what?" Ask people on the streets of Los Angeles about the city's river, and you'll see strange looks. Tell them you kayaked the L.A. river and those looks get ever stranger. But kayak I did, and here's a flashback to the piece I did for time.com about the experience:
Yes, a River Runs Through It: Kayaking the Forgotten Waterway of Los Angeles
JENS ERIK GOULD
Jens Erik Gould is a political, business and entertainment writer and editor who has reported from a dozen countries for media outlets including The New York Times, National Public Radio and Bloomberg News.