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  • August

    Off-road fans are a force multiplier for FUDS program

    San Bernardino County is home to six off-highway vehicle recreation sites regulated by the Bureau of Land Management. That fact alone made the Glen Helen Raceway prime real-estate to discuss the 3Rs of Explosives Safety at Formerly Used Defense Sites during a Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series event Aug. 4-5.
  • LA District preparing for construction on Luke AFB

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District Arizona/Nevada Area Office’s Roadrunner Resident Office is preparing to award between $90 and $110 million in military construction and Operations and Maintenance work at Luke Air Force Base.
  • Familiar faces vie for table tennis glory

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District and URS Corporation have held ping pong leagues for several years and ultimately hold a championship tournament on the seventh-floor patio of their downtown Los Angeles office building.
  • And they’re off...

    The District’s own work on river ecosystem restoration and studies aim to restore a more natural habitat where appropriate, improve its water quality and enhance recreational benefits, all while maintaining its flood damage reduction capability. We are a fully committed partner to the city’s Los Angeles River Revitalization Master Plan.
  • July

    Open house for business opportunities

    During an open house July 25, more than 200 business owners met division chiefs and project managers from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District to learn about contract opportunities and, in some cases, simply to learn how to get started in doing business with the Corps.
  • District economist represents region in Planning Excellence award

    Joe Lamb is the Los Angeles District's technical specialist for coastal storm risk management economics, and serves as the lead economist for the largest and most complex study. The San Clemente Shoreline Feasibility Study in particular has gotten him some well deserved recognition as the South Pacific Division Regional Planner of the Year 2012.
  • Recruiters open new station

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District joined the U.S. Army's Los Angeles Recruiting Battalion to celebrate the grand opening of its newest recruiting station in Simi Valley, Calif., June 20.
  • June

    District brings “green” power to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

    LAS VEGAS – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District’s Nellis Resident Office recently completed a solar power project for the Bureau of Land Management at the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. “The new photovoltaic system is capable of producing an average of 40 KWAC of electricity,” said Viet Q. Tran, project engineer at the Nellis office. “The calculated full load requirement to support the fire station is 38.6 KW; therefore, this solar system is designed to fully support the full load requirement.”