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Marina Del Rey, CA: 950 Acres of Lower Ballona Watershed by Docs 389 and 780

In 1954, President Roosevelt's River and Harbor Act, Public Law 780, funded the creation of a public small boat harbor, beach expansion, parks and bird sanctuary on 950 acres of what was Ballona Wetlands.

Federal matching funds allocated for the dredging and construction of the marina, were used, with the 1954 intent of creating a public marina for access to all at a reasonable cost.  It's written in the public law.

Marina del Rey, CA: Over-Development - KPFK Radio Interview with Patricia McPherson

Promote wildlife friendly restoration!
Take action to stop over-development of the Los Angeles Marina April 2015 KPFK interview!

Listen to Grassroots Coalition President Patricia McPherson.  Patricia was interviewed on KPFK 90.7 FM, on Monday, April 13, 2015 at 7:09 PM on the "Connect The Dots" program by Lila Garret.

Marina del Rey, CA: In 1954 Joint Efforts of US Congress, LA County and LA City Created MDR

Millions of dollars were spent to dredge the channel,
widen beaches 450 feet for 5.5 miles, create a small craft harbor,
give access to fishing, swimming, recreation and wildlife for the people of LA.

US Public Law 780 requires reasonable rates with equal access for all.

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