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  • April

    Oceanside harbor dredging begins

    The annual dredging of the entrance channel at Oceanside Harbor began Monday afternoon when the dredge HR Morris began pumping the first of up to 300,000 cubic yards that will maintain safe navigation for vessels and provide much-needed renourishment for the city’s shoreline.
  • Corps completes F-22 relocation project

    EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif—The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District participated in a ceremony March 22 to cut the ribbon at the 411th Flight Test Squadron’s new F-22 Raptor facility here.
  • March

    District names latest distinguished civilian employees

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District inducted two retired employees into its Gallery of Distinguished Civilian Employees in a ceremony at the District headquarters in Los Angeles March 23.
  • Division commander visits coastal damage reduction project

    Col. Peter Helmlinger, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers South Pacific Division, met with the mayors and other public officials of two coastal communities on March 15 to discuss a proposed $174 million coastal storm damage reduction project.
  • Corps awards Oceanside dredging contract, Division Commander visits

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District awarded a $10.77 million contract to Manson Construction Company from Seattle, Washington, on March 13 to conduct maintenance dredging at Oceanside Harbor.
  • Open house for business opportunities

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District Arizona-Nevada Area Office in Phoenix hosted a Business Opportunities Open House March 9.
  • Corps completes CI Harbor dredging

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District completed maintenance dredging at Channel Islands Harbor here Feb. 27 after beginning work in late December 2016.
  • Corps holds Malibu Creek ecosystem restoration public meeting

    The Los Angeles District held a public hearing March 1 at the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District office in Calabasas to present the National Environmental Restoration and Likely Locally Preferred Plan for ecosystem restoration along Malibu Creek and to take comments from the public about their concerns regarding the project.
  • District employees celebrate BHM

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District Black Employment Special Emphasis Program committee held its Black History Month observance closing ceremony at the District's headquarters Feb. 23.
  • USACE participates in National Engineers Week

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District participated in several National Engineers Week activities, held Feb. 19 through 25, aimed at helping high school students become more aware of the opportunities available in the engineering profession and the educational knowledge and skills it takes to be successful there.
  • February

    Edwards dorm opens

    Officials cut the ribbon Feb. 8 ceremonially opening the newly renovated dormitory 2424 that introduces modern apartment style living for Airmen assigned to the second largest base in the Air Force.
  • Dormitory 781, new home for Airmen

    Col. Paul Murray, 99th Air Base Wing commander, cut the ribbon to welcome future residents of Dormitory 781 on Feb. 3. The 99th ABW provides installation support to more than 10,000 personnel assigned to Nellis AFB, Creech AFB, and the Nevada Test and Training Range.
  • January

    Remote sites, key projects

    When your area of operation covers roughly 226,000 square miles... expect to spend a lot time on the road.
  • Division commander visits Prado Dam, Santa Ana River

    Col. Peter Helmlinger, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers South Pacific Division, visited the Prado Dam Visitor Center in Corona, California, Jan. 18 for an update on the Santa Ana River Mainstem project and a tour of the dam’s recently modified embankment and outlet works.
  • District supports FEMA during Louisiana flood recovery

    Water reached a 500-year event level... a storm with only a .2 percent chance of occurring in any given year. In all, 12 of 64 parishes in Louisiana were declared major federal disaster areas.
  • December

    Educators learn ABCs of dam operations

    LOS ANGELES – LA Unified School District and STEM Academy educators and administrators took a field
  • Senior leaders visit Fort Irwin hospital project

    Cheree Peterson, Programs Directordirector of programs, U.S. Army Corps Engineers South Pacific Division, and the senior executive project manager for the Fort Irwin Weed Army Hospital replacement construction project, hosted the project’s Senior Executive Review Group quarterly briefing onhere Dec. 1
  • November

    Honoring our local Vets

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District employees and family members participate in the Los Angeles “America’s Parade” on Veterans Day, Nov. 11 to celebrate the service of our local Veterans.
  • LA River workshop engages public in open dialogue

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District held a public workshop on Nov. 7 at the Friendship Auditorium to discuss the Corps’ flood risk management activities, safety, non-native vegetation removal, river access and other topics relevant to the Los Angeles River within the area referred to as “Glendale Narrow.”
  • Oceanside Harbor dredging comes to a close

    The Oceanside Harbor navigational dredging project concluded Monday, October 31, with the contractor reporting having dredged close to the 260,000 cubic yards identified in the contract. The Corps will conduct a post-dredging survey to more accurately determine how much material the contractor dredged within the designated dredge area.