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LA Times: Seeing the harvest from the orange trees

Bob Pool, Los Angeles Times

9:10 PM PDT, April 11, 2013


You've got lemons? Make lemonade. You have an orange grove? Squeeze out some help for needy families.

That's what happened Thursday near the southern end of Franklin Canyon Park as officials of Los Angeles' Department of Water and Power and Recreation and Parks Department teamed up with a high-tech entrepreneur to save one of the city's last orange groves.

The 10-acre grove at 1300 N. Beverly Drive dates to the 1940s. It is owned by the DWP, which operates the nearby Lower Franklin Canyon Reservoir as part of

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