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  • February

    Corps releases plan for former Williams Field

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District hosted a public meeting Feb. 25 to present remedial options for the former Williams Field Bomb Target Ranges #4, #9, #10 and #12 located near here.
  • District inducts three into Distinguished Civilian Employee cadre

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District inducted three former employees into its Gallery of Distinguished Civilian Employees during the District’s Retiree Recognition Day activities here Feb. 19. More than 40 retirees attended the “State of the District” presentation and luncheon at the District headquarters.
  • December

    Murrieta Creek flood reduction project moves to next phase

    Elected officials and agency representatives gathered Dec. 15 at the Temecula Community Center for a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of the next phase of the Murrieta Creek Flood Protection and Environmental Restoration Project.
  • October

    Santa Ana River conference addresses future challenges, spillway mural

    Nearly 200 members of the scientific and environmental communities gathered at the sixth annual Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority conference held here Oct. 14 to discuss the future of the Santa Ana River and how public agencies and private enterprise can work together to meet the challenges a changing environment and growing population will present to those who rely on the river for its precious water.
  • Channel Islands dredging begins

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District Deputy Engineer David Van Dorpe joined Rep. Julia Brownley and local officials here Oct. 14 to celebrate the start of maintenance dredging at Channel Islands Harbor that will replenish sand at nearby Silver Strand and Hueneme beaches.
  • August

    Chief promotes newest engineer general

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Commanding General and 53rd Chief of Engineers Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick promoted South Pacific Division Commander Col. Mark Toy to the rank of brigadier general Aug. 15 in a ceremony at the Eagle's Nest Clubhouse in Cypress, Calif.
  • July

    LA District nearing completion of Phase I for Nellis hospital renovation project

    NELLIS AFB, Nev.--The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District’s Las Vegas Resident Office is between 75 and 85 percent complete on Phase I of the renovation project for the Mike O’Callaghan Medical Center here June 24.
  • LA District building Army Reserve Center Phase II just outside Las Vegas

    SLOAN, Nev.--The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District’s Las Vegas Resident Office is working on Phase II of the Army Reserve Center construction project here June 24.
  • LA District working on bridge over Nogales waters

    NOGALES, Ariz. – The foundations are in and the bridge is beginning to take shape across the Nogales Wash just outside the Chula Vista neighborhood June 18.
  • June

    LA Business Council honors Corps at architectural awards luncheon

    LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Business Council honored the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District at its 44th Annual Los Angeles Architectural Awards luncheon June 4 that drew hundreds of the region’s leading architects, designers and building professionals.
  • April

    Plant a seed, grow a future; Corps employees take their children to work

    Nearly two dozen children of Los Angeles District employees participated in the 21st Annual Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work® program held at the district offices here April 24. The children, ranging in ages from 5 to 18 years old, took part in a variety of activities designed to expand opportunities and transform lives.
  • January

    Corps deputy updates SAME on Civil Works transformation

    Maj. Gen. John Peabody addressed members of the Society of American Military Engineers at their 28th annual joint breakfast meeting Jan. 17 in Montebello, Calif. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' deputy commanding general for Civil and Emergency Operations said the country needs to work on the four "R's;" roads, railways, runways and rivers. Repairing aging infrastructure, he said, is an investment in the future.
  • December

    LA District helps lead USACE small business goals

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District received two awards in December for its efforts at ensuring USACE exceeded its small business goal for the fourth year in a row.
  • District family member receives award for public service

    Theresa Koontz, wife of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District Security Manager Jeff Koontz, received the Commander’s Award for Public Service at the Arizona-Nevada Area Office during the Dec. 18 Holiday Luncheon.
  • November

    EPA chief visits LA River

    Newly appointed EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy visited Los Angeles Nov. 21 to see first hand plans for the LA River's restoration. The EPA chief said she was pleased to view the work that's been done to connect the community to the natural world.
  • Dam operators play essential role in public safety

    Michael Moran is a dam operator at Santa Fe Dam and Reservoir, which is a flood risk management project constructed and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District. Built in 1949, the project is located on the San Gabriel River about four miles downstream from the mouth of the San Gabriel Canyon, near Irwindale, Calif. It is one of 13 dams in the District.
  • October

    Corps announces closure of Regulatory offices due to government shutdown

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District today announced it will close its Regulatory offices due to the absence of available federal funding. Regulatory offices will be unable to evaluate individual permit applications, Pre-Construction Notifications for Nationwide Permit or Regional General Permit authorizations, or requests for jurisdictional determinations until after current year funding is received and the offices reopen.
  • Corps projects continue during government shutdown

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District projects continue to operate temporarily despite the government shutdown. Many Los Angeles District projects have enough remaining funding from past appropriations for work to continue beyond Oct. 1.
  • September

    Award winning program manager is customer of his customer

    He’s not the type of person who says one thing but does another. He isn’t someone who does just enough to get by. In fact, Los Angeles District Program Manager Robert Klein’s impressive dedication was recognized by headquarters when they selected him as the Corps’ Program Manager of the Year for 2013 in July.
  • San Luis Rey River habitat maintenance resumes

    Habitat maintenance along the San Luis Rey River resumed in Oceanside, Calif., Sept. 9 when RECON Environmental, Inc., once again deployed water trucks to help establish recently planted native vegetation in the riverbed.