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  • January

    District observes MLK holiday with day of service

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District Black Employment Program honored Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday with a day of service by delivering more than 100 pounds of collected toiletries and toys to local shelters in the downtown Los Angeles community Jan. 22.
  • District commander addresses LA River Committee about Sepulveda clearing

    Col. Mark Toy, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, addressed the LA City Council Ad Hoc River Committee Jan. 28, telling members that despite not adhering to the District's best management practices to properly communicate vegetation management activities in the Sepulveda Basin, his focus is to identify and work with the right people to develop a consensus on ways to move forward with flood risk reduction, ecosystem management and recreation in the basin.
  • Arizona/Nevada Area Office hosts Business Opportunities Open House

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District Arizona/Nevada Area Office hosted its first Business Opportunities Open House at its downtown office Jan. 29. The event was an open forum designed to let business owners learn about contract opportunities and to learn how to do business with the Corps.
  • STEM students building bridges to bright futures

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Commanding General Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, delivers last minute instructions to science, technology, engineering and mathematics students at Roosevelt High School in Los Angeles Jan. 18.
  • USACE commander looks at lessons learned for the Corps way ahead

    The Society of American Military Engineers featured U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Commanding General Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick as their keynote speaker at Quiet Canon Country Club in Montebello, Calif., Jan. 18. Bostick addressed more than 100 SAME members and guests during their 27th annual joint breakfast meeting.
  • Historic Los Alamitos base now home to state-of-the-art headquarters

    For a sustainable future, Corps projects like this one are designed using the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Program. LEED is how the U.S. Green Building Council rates a project for its design and achievement in categories like sustainability, water efficiency, energy conservation and design innovation.
  • Future leaders kick off 2013 program

    “The most important qualities for a leader are to have a vision and to show people you care,” Col. Mark Toy said to 20 Tier I and Tier II members of Los Angeles District Leadership Development Program during the kick-off meeting held Jan. 8 at the District’s headquarters in downtown Los Angeles.
  • MLK holiday a day of service, not a day off

    On Jan. 21, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District Black Employment Program will honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with a day of service, not a day off.
  • Work halts on Sepulveda Basin vegetation management project

    Work on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District's five-year vegetation management project for the Sepulveda Dam Flood Control Basin has been halted to host further discussion with the San Fernando Valley Audubon Society, Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Steering Committee and other stakeholders.