Van Nuys: A "Friends of the LA River" event kicked off at Sepulveda Basin Sports Complex on the 6100 block of Balboa Boulevard Saturday, June 5, 2021, to clean up the L.A. River. Volunteers were at the location from 8:00 a.m. until approximately 3:30 p.m. They will be operating every week for nine weeks cleaning up the L.A. River from Lake Balboa all the way down to the City of Long Beach.

Oscar Sol Photojournalist, Key News Network