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Archive: November, 2013
  • November

    District counsels recognized for outstanding performance

    LOS ANGELES – The Chief Counsel of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recognized Elizabeth Moriarty
  • EPA chief visits LA River

    Newly appointed EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy visited Los Angeles Nov. 21 to see first hand plans for the LA River's restoration. The EPA chief said she was pleased to view the work that's been done to connect the community to the natural world.
  • District inducts two into its ‘Distinguished Civilian Employee’ cadre

    More than 40 retired District employees responded to an invitation from Los Angeles District Commander Col. Kimberly Colloton to attend a “State of the District” presentation and lunch at the District headquarters Nov. 12. It also presented an opportunity to unveil the names of two retirees who were chosen to be honored as Distinguished Civilian Employees.
  • Local students wish deployed USACE employees ‘Happy Thanksgiving’ with handmade cards

    More than 1,400 cards were delivered to the Los Angeles District headquarters by the goodwill program’s sponsoring agency, the Veterans Advocacy Group of America, on Nov. 1. The cards will be forwarded to employees and others serving in temporary assignments in Afghanistan.
  • Dam operators play essential role in public safety

    Michael Moran is a dam operator at Santa Fe Dam and Reservoir, which is a flood risk management project constructed and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District. Built in 1949, the project is located on the San Gabriel River about four miles downstream from the mouth of the San Gabriel Canyon, near Irwindale, Calif. It is one of 13 dams in the District.