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  • October

    District opens house for business representatives

    More than 150 business representatives attended the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District's annual Business Opportunities Open House Oct. 9 at the District's downtown LA headquarters.
  • May

    District inducts retiree into distinguished employee gallery

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District inducted former employee Kelli Johnson into its Gallery of Distinguished Civilian Employees in a ceremony May 8 at the District headquarters.
  • March

    District partners with Tohono O’odham Nation to promote explosives safety

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District partnered with the Environmental Protection Office of the Tohono O’odham Nation, a federally-recognized tribe, in November 2018 to plan age-appropriate 3Rs (Recognize, Retreat, Report) of Explosives Safety awareness information for schools on the nation located within the Sonoran Desert in south central Arizona.
  • January

    Corps' South Pacific Division inducts newest senior executive

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers inducted South Pacific Division Regional Business Director John Moreno into the Senior Executive Service at a Jan. 10 ceremony at the Corps' Los Angeles District headquarters.
  • November

    Corps engages college students at STEM conference

    With work in 110 countries around the world, there are vast opportunities for employees to go anywhere in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, said Maj. Gen. Mark Toy, Great Lakes and Ohio River Division commander, to college students and recent graduates attending the USACE seminar at the Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Corporation conference Oct. 19 in Pasadena.
  • July

    Corps, Cal State LA agree to partner for STEM education and careers

    The U.S Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District signed a partnering agreement with the College of Engineering, Computer Science and Technology at California State University, Los Angeles July 5. The agreement promises to enhance opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, or STEM, education and career paths.
  • May

    District inducts two into distinguished employee cadre

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District inducted two former employees into its Gallery of Distinguished Civilian Employees in a ceremony May 15 at the District headquarters. The two retirees had a combined total of 96 years of federal service, all with the Los Angeles District.
  • January

    USACE commanding general views emergency response to Santa Barbara mudslides

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers commanding general was in California Jan. 18 to visit the site of a deadly mudslide. Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite toured areas of Santa Barbara hit hard by the disaster that left 18 people dead and three missing.
  • August

    District hosts watershed planning course

    The Los Angeles District hosted the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Planning Associates Program's Watershed Planning Course here July 17-21. The course was designed to expose planners to the use of broad authorities to address any problem that deals with water resources.
  • 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.
  • January

    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.
  • September

    Silver Jackets comprise many agencies, one solution

    Los Angeles District Commander Col. Kirk Gibbs joined water resource agencies, led by the California Department of Water Resources, at a Sept. 9 signing ceremony here during the Floodplain Management Association’s annual conference to formally establish California as the 40th state to form a Silver Jackets program.
  • January

    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.
  • November

    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.
  • 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.
  • KERP and the Corps

    In 1966, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District constructed the Ajo Detention Basin where the present-day Kino Environmental Restoration Project lives.
  • May

    Bridge connects community, historic thoroughfare

    The new Nogales Wash Bridge is a two-span, I-girder concrete construction with grouted riprap both upstream and downstream to enhance durability of the structure and flood handling capacity of the channel.
  • April

    Corps completes High School Wash Box Culvert

    The High School Wash Box Culvert is the latest phase of the Tucson Drainage Area/Arroyo Chico Multi-use Project completed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District. This milestone was marked with a ribbon cutting ceremony on the campus of Tucson High School April 16.
  • Corps signs MOU with ASU

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers South Pacific Division Commander Brig. Gen. Mark Toy and Los Angeles District Commander Col. Kimberly Colloton signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the School of Sustainable Engineering and Built Environment and the Del E. Webb School of Construction at Arizona State University here April 15.
  • 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.