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  • July

    District completes Mount Charleston Storm Water Diversion Project

    The project is designed to help divert rain flows and debris running off the side of the mountain and away from communities to mitigate damage to neighborhoods and critical infrastructure until native vegetation can reestablish itself.
  • 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.
  • 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

    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.
  • District recognizes National Disability Employment Awareness Month

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District recognized one of its own employees during this month’s National Disability Employment Awareness Month observance with a special video presentation.
  • 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.
  • March

    President's fiscal 2015 budget for Corps' Civil Works released

    The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2015 (FY15) includes $4.561 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), which is offset in part by a proposal to cancel $28 million in unobligated carryover of funding appropriated prior to fiscal year 2014.
  • Vandenberg Education Center officially opens

    Officials ceremonially cut the ribbon officially opening the Vandenberg Air Force Base education center Feb. 27. The $14.2 million building replaces a 60-year-old facility and includes 20 classrooms, a computer lab, a testing center, and a 75-seat auditorium.
  • 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.