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  • January

    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.
  • October

    Forming San Gabriel River clean up plans

    A meeting was held Oct. 21 in the Duarte Historical Museum near the Santa Fe Dam in Irwindale, California, to discuss the complex issue of cleaning up the San Gabriel River before the rainy season gets here.
  • California youth learn from the best

    Amongst the training of the U.S. military’s elite at the Joint Forces Training Base, Los Alamitos, a California Military Department base, the National Guard showed the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and a congresswoman on Oct. 13 how they help the state’s youth improve their lives with education.
  • July

    61st LA District commander takes the reins at a Fort MacArthur ceremony

    Col. Kirk Gibbs assumed responsibilities as the 61st Commander and District Engineer of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District during a formal change of command ceremony held July 31 at the Community Center at Fort MacArthur in San Pedro, California.
  • Corps of Engineers tests Sepulveda Dam crest gates Monday

    On Monday, July 27 between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m., USACE will perform operational testing on the Sepulveda Dam spillway crest gates. The crest gates block off the spillway to provide additional, temporary storage during an extreme storm event.
  • May

    LA District shows off in Torrance

    Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District participated in the 56th Torrance Armed Forces Day Parade with the Emergency Command and Control Vehicle, Bobber, the District leaders and the safety vehicle wrapped in Bobber colors!
  • April

    USACE South Pacific Division helps Marina del Rey celebrate 50 years

    Amidst the tall ships’ cannon battle and sword fights at Marina del Rey April 10, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers helped celebrate a 50th Birthday Bash.
  • March

    USACE housing teams visit LA District, prepare for deployment

    During times of disasters, many families, emergency responders and offices find themselves displaced with no place to hang their hats and the Federal Emergency Management Agency works with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers housing teams to shelter them.
  • February

    Corps partners with recruiting to bring high schools students to Sepulveda Dam

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District hosted nearly 90 students from Birmingham, Van Nuys and John Burroughs High Schools, Burbank, for tours at the Sepulveda Dam near Van Nuys, California during National Engineers Week.
  • December

    Every drop of water diverted helps Southern California

    Last week’s rain storm dumped a 24-hour period record accumulation here and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer Los Angeles District helped the local counties capitalize on capturing some much needed water.
  • November

    LA District learns about California Native Americans’ heritage

    The team of people who make up the U.S. Army come from all walks of life and this year the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District celebrated the 24th annual Native American Indian Heritage Month on Nov. 6.
  • October

    Fiscal year 2014 committed by USACE Los Angeles reach almost $200M; improve quality of life

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District was a busy place at the end of the fiscal year bringing total committed dollars to nearly $200 million for military real property sustainment, restoration, and modernization in the Southwest, according to the Military Programs Branch.
  • Division graduates more leaders

    The Army Corps of Engineers South Pacific Division doesn’t wait for leaders to show up, it grows and mentors people to fill leadership roles. Seven new leaders are emerging from a graduation of the Regional Leadership Development Program - Tier III for Fiscal Year 2014 at a ceremony held at Fort MacArthur Oct. 21.