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Stretch of LA River opens for recreation on Memorial Day

May 27, 2013 12:00:00 AM PDT
Just in time for Memorial Day, people are able to enjoy more of the Los Angeles River.

A 2.5-mile stretch of the river between Fletcher Avenue and Oso Park has been reopened to the public.

Families can take advantage of various activities including canoeing, kayaking or fishing from dawn to sundown.

The section of the river had been closed to the public since the 1930s.