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Author: Brooks O. Hubbard IV
  • May

    Congressional reps visit Whittier Narrows Dam

    The Los Angeles District welcomed congressional leaders with the House Subcommittee on Water Re-sources and the Environment April 2 at the district’s Base Yard in South El Monte. The committee, its staff and Los Angeles County Department of Public Works officials received a comprehensive briefing about the district’s management of the Los Angeles County Drainage Area flood control system, Whittier Narrows Dam and water conservation priorities for the Water Resources Development Act, or WRDA, of 2024.
  • April

    Crews clean up Santa Ana River Marsh

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District collaborated with the City of Newport Beach, Orange County Public Works and the Orange County Sheriff’s Department to remove debris from several unauthorized encampments April 19 in the Santa Ana River Marsh at Newport Beach. The area is home to endangered habitat.
  • LA District team bridges gap with STEAM challenge

    Future Army officers were joined by a team with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District to bring awareness to science, technology, engineering, arts and math April 5 at the Stephen White Middle School and STEAM Magnet in Carson.
  • February

    USACE joins local, state and federal partners for Rosemead bikeway ribbon cutting ceremony at Whittier Narrows Recreation Area

    Col. Andrew Baker, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, joined other local, state and federal partners Jan. 27 to celebrate the grand opening of the Rosemead Boulevard bike path at the Whittier Narrows Recreation Area in South El Monte, California.
  • November

    Corps joins VA San Diego Healthcare System leaders to celebrate completion of new parking structure

    Representatives with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District joined leaders from the Department of Veterans Affairs San Diego Health Care System, VA Office of Construction and Facilities Management, and contractors Nov. 6 to cut the ribbon for a new parking structure at the San Diego Veterans Affairs Medical Center campus.
  • October

    Corps signs partnership agreement with Great Minds in STEM

    PASADENA, Calif. – Representatives with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Great Minds in STEM recently signed a partnership agreement to assist underserved students in STEM careers.
  • Corps’ Los Angeles District celebrates end of fiscal year with more than $600M in contract awards

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District awarded about 755 contracts worth more than $600 million in fiscal year 2023.
  • September

    LA District planners highlight Corps’ Environmental Justice, Engineering with Nature initiatives

    Two U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District Planning Division team members participated in the 2023 State of the Los Angeles River Watershed Symposium Sept. 19 at the Autry Museum of the American West in Los Angeles.
  • June

    LA District completes emergency flood protection measures project at Bishop Paiute Tribe Reservation

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District’s Emergency Operations Branch, in collaboration with the Bishop Paiute Tribe, completed emergency flood-risk mitigation measures June 22 at the Bishop Paiute Tribe Indian Reservation in Inyo County, California.
  • May

    Corps completes final inspection of LA-area hospital COVID-19 additions

    LOS ANGELES – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District led a final inspection of work April 22 at Mission Community Hospital in Panorama City, California, as part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s support to California in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • District park rangers want public to know recreating at Mojave River Dam is not authorized

    LOS ANGELES – As COVID19 state and local government shelter-in-place restrictions loosen, local high desert residents may be for sure heading to their favorite watering hole, known to local residents as the “Deep Creek Spillway” this Memorial Day weekend.
  • November

    Corps, VA breaks ground for new Long Beach facilities

    Two U.S. Army Corps of Engineers commanders helped break ground on new medical facilities on Veterans Day at the Tibor Rubin Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Long Beach.
  • May

    District participates in the City of Torrance Armed Forces Day parade

    The City of Torrance honored the five branches of the military during the Torrance Armed Forces Day Celebration May 18 to 20. This year the honored service was the United States Marine Corps.
  • June

    LA District participates in Fourth Annual LA River Day

    Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District joined City of Los Angeles Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell and his staff in recognizing the collaborative efforts to improve, preserve and revitalize the Los Angeles River during a special City Council presentation at City Hall June 7.
  • May

    District participates in Armed Forces Day parade in Torrance

    The Los Angeles District participated in the City of Torrance’s 58th Annual Armed Forces Day parade here May 20.
  • Corps deputy visits Fort Irwin projects

    FORT IRWN, Calif-U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Deputy Commanding General for Military and International Operations Maj. Gen. Mark Yenter toured several Los Angeles District projects at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California, during a visit here May 15.
  • April

    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 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.
  • 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.
  • October

    Corps and CBP break ground on AMOC construction project

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations and March Air Reserve Base officials broke ground on a new CBP Air and Marine Operations Center expansion project here Oct. 26.