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Griffith Park open land debate: A tale of two parks




Undeveloped land to the west of Griffith Park may receive new trails if the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power agrees to lease the property to the Los Angeles City Department of Recreation and Parks. The land is considered to be a vital wildlife corridor into the Santa Monica Mountains.
Undeveloped land to the west of Griffith Park may receive new trails if the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power agrees to lease the property to the Los Angeles City Department of Recreation and Parks. The land is considered to be a vital wildlife corridor into the Santa Monica Mountains.
Jed Kim

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Open space is hard to come by in Los Angeles.

But now, the city is debating what to do with 180 acres west of Griffith Park.  And some don't like what they're hearing. 

Southern California Public Radio's Jed Kim brings us a tale of two parks.