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  • May

    Army Corps and City of Los Angeles hold public meeting for AngelFest draft Environmental Assessment

    LOS ANGELES – The City of Los Angeles and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District hosted a public meeting in the Balboa Sports Center, in Encino, California, May 10. The meeting provided additional information on the proposed AngelFest event, a three-day music and arts festival in Sepulveda Basin to be held in October 2017.
  • March

    Area Office hosts Business Opportunities Open House

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District Arizona-Nevada Area Office hosted a Business Opportunities Open House March 17.
  • 404: Clean water and so much more

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District held a public meeting to present results of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Ray Mine Tailings Storage Facility Feb. 24.
  • February

    Nellis Airmen to get new 240-person dormitory

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District awarded a $30.4 million contract in fiscal year 2014 for a three-story, 240-room dormitory at Nellis Air Force Base.
  • January

    Civil Works secretary visits Navajo Nation

    Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy accepted the invitation of Navajo Nation Council Delegate Walter Phelps to visit the Nation and speak to the 2016 Winter Council Session of the Navajo Nation Council Jan. 27.
  • Field trip illustrates mitigation options

    Representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District and the Arizona Game and Fish Department toured the state's Arlington Wildlife Area Jan. 20.
  • Corps leader updates California maritime industry

    Despite a nearly $2 billion budget to maintain the nation's inland waterways and harbors, it simply isn't enough for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to meet all the maritime industry’s infrastructure needs, Maj. Gen. Ed Jackson told attendees at the winter meeting of the California Marine Affairs and Navigation Conference held in Marina del Rey, California, Jan. 21.
  • East San Pedro Bay study receives joint signing

    The City of Long Beach and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers held a joint signing ceremony celebrating the signing of a shared cost for the East San Pedro Bay Ecosystem Restoration Study.
  • District breaks ground for Gray Eagle project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District teamed with officials and contractors at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, to break ground for the MQ-1C Gray Eagle Unmanned Aircraft System facility construction project Jan. 12.
  • Emergency permit fortifies Pacific Coast Highway

    CARLSBAD, Calif. – An emergency authorization issued by the Los Angeles District’s Carlsbad Regulatory Office allowed the City of Carlsbad to place about 1,200 tons of stone and other material along a 270-foot segment of shoreline along the Pacific Coast Highway, stabilizing the shoreline and protecting a vital roadway along Southern California’s coast.
  • December

    LAAF south ramp project underway

    During construction on Libby Army Airfield's new south ramp Dec. 18, 1st Lt. Luke Ritz, a project engineer at the Los Angeles District's Resident Office here, and Harold Colby, a construction representative from the Tucson Resident Office, supervise testing of random batches of concrete to ensure that it meets stringent design specifications.
  • New hangar unveiled at Davis-Monthan

    Col. Kirk Gibbs, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District joined Brig. Gen. Steven J. Bleymaier, commander, Ogden Air Logistics Complex, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, and Tim Gray, deputy director, 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group, to cut the ribbon officially opening the 309 AMARG hangar at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson Dec. 7.
  • November

    District commander visits regional office

    Col. Kirk Gibbs, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, toured Arizona-Nevada Area Office projects Nov. 19-20. His first visit since assuming command in July, Gibbs met stakeholders, spoke with employees, presented awards, and viewed key projects.
  • Area students visit Hansen Dam

    On Nov. 19, resident experts, U.S. Army recruiters and Los Angeles District’s engineering interns showed local high school students Hansen Dam’s part in keeping the City of Los Angeles and surrounding areas from becoming a flood zone.
  • Water managers prepare for El Nino

    Directors from water resource agencies representing seven Southern California counties met with the commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District here Nov. 12 to discuss preparations for the anticipated El Nino winter and other issues of common interest.
  • Corps sends team to Fort Irwin to assess recent storm damage

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles district sent a four-person team of engineering professionals to the National Training Center at Fort Irwin to assess damages to the installation after flash floods from a storm hit the post Oct. 5.
  • Corps and Pinal County host scoping meeting for feasibility study

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District and the Pinal County Flood Control District hosted a meeting Nov. 9 to solicit public comment on the Flood Risk Management Feasibility Study for the Lower Santa Cruz River.
  • October

    Corps employees honored at STEM conference

    The Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Corporation recognized three U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employees at their 27th annual conference here Oct. 14-18.
  • Fort Irwin water treatment plant reaches construction milestone

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District and Corps contractor CDM Constructors, Inc., of Rancho Cucamonga have reached a critical milestone in the construction of the new Fort Irwin Water Treatment Plant as it began to transition to the plants commissioning phase in September.
  • Adobe Dam and ACDC protect historic site

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District and stakeholder Flood Control District of Maricopa County completed Adobe Dam in 1982 to protect local communities from storm flows along Skunk Creek, in northwest metro.