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Archive: February, 2012
  • February

    Corps to build $100 million water treatment plant

    BARSTOW, CALIF.--The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Barstow Chamber of Commerce held an Industry Day at the Barstow Community College in efforts to attract potential local contractors for a $100-$120 million water plant for Fort Irwin and National Training Center Feb. 22.
  • Corps and recruiters open new career center in Santa Clarita

    SANTA CLARITA, Calif. – Nearly 100 future service members took the Oath of Enlistment Feb. 24 in a roped off parking lot of the Westfield Valencia Town Center mall in front of the Armed Forces' newest Career Center.
  • Surf fence overcomes unforeseen obstacles

    IMPERIAL BEACH, Calif. – On a temporary pier 15 feet above the Pacific Ocean, the worker guides a piling toward the template that will hold it in place for the crane to pound it into the water below.
  • Black Women in American Culture and History celebrated

    LOS ANGELES – In his proclamation for this year’s National African American History Month, President Barack Obama stated that the achievements of African American women are not limited to what has been recorded or retold in our history books.
  • Corps and LA County break ground for Tujunga Wash restoration

    LOS ANGELES--U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District and Los Angeles County officials broke ground Feb. 22 on a project designed to restore degraded habitat in the San Fernando Valley.
  • Corps, Six Counties plan for water resources issues

    LOS ANGELES – Representatives from six Southern California flood control districts met Feb. 16 with officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to discuss topics related to flood channel and levee maintenance, environmental permitting, civil works programming and Southern California water conservation strategies.
  • Border Patrol dedicates new facility in San Clemente

    SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. — Following a 12-month, $6.3 million construction project, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officially opened its new administration building at San Clemente Border Patrol Station with a Feb. 10 ribbon cutting ceremony.