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Archive: August, 2012
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  • August

    Vandenberg breaks ground for education

    Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District and 30th Space Wing broke ground Aug. 15 for a new education center here. The $14.2 million building will replace a 60-year-old facility that is used by more than 3,000 Airmen and their families.
  • Corps responds to Dana Point Emergency Preparedness Expo

    The City of Dana Point hosted its annual Emergency Preparedness Expo here Aug. 25 to educate the public about how to prepare for a disaster and to exhibit the assets provided by government agencies, public utilities and private organizations in the event one occurs.
  • Visiting IWR economist departing District

    Dr. Wen-Huei Chang, a water resources economist from the Institute of Water Services, left the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District Aug. 22 after working with three of the District’s divisions on temporary assignment for nearly five months.
  • Colorado Lagoon takes second step toward restoration

    The third and final phase, anticipated to occur in the next five years, will construct an open water conveyance between the lagoon and the adjacent Marine Stadium Park, and the Pacific Ocean, to reestablish a more natural tidal flow.
  • Tujunga Wash now open to public

    Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District and Los Angeles County cut the ribbon opening the Tujunga Wash Ecosystem Restoration Project in Valley Glen, Calif., to the public Aug. 15.
  • Corps replenishment of Redondo Beach

    The material placed at Redondo Beach is part of a Corps project to remove about one million cubic yards of material from the Marina del Rey entrance channel in order to deepen the channel to its federally-authorized depth and improve safety for mariners and first responders who use the marina.
  • Army Reserve Center nears completion

    Providing state-of-the-art facilities like the 12,500 square-foot Organizational Maintenance Shop will provide work bays and offices for units to not only maintain their equipment, but train and utilize their skill which enhances retention.
  • 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.