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Archive: April, 2013
  • April

    STEM discussion presents opportunities for collaboration

    The Los Angeles District and the Army's Los Angeles Recruiting Battalion met to discuss pooling resources in order to help the nation meet its growing need for scientists and engineers in the coming years.
  • District commander briefs military engineers

    LOS ANGELES – About 100 military engineers met with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers here April 25
  • Corps, Calif. DWR solicit comment on landmark report

    Representatives of the Corps of Engineers and the California Department of Water Resources went on the road to solicit remarks from local flood management agencies for inclusion in a landmark statewide report entitled "California's Flood Future."
  • Ceremony marks completion of Newport Harbor dredging

    Dredging of the Newport Beach lower harbor came to a ceremonial end April 17 when officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the city of Newport Beach celebrated the project’s benefits to the region and the relationships that enabled its success.
  • Earthquake specialist shares insight about California’s next big one

    California seismologist Dr. Lucy Jones spoke to Los Angeles District employees April 15, at the invitation of the District’s Emergency Operations Center. As the U.S. Geological Survey’s Science Advisor for Risk Reduction, Jones spends a lot of time analyzing the world’s earthquakes and aftermath in an attempt to help minimize the impact of future quakes.
  • Partnerships bring recognition, success

    Several hundred watershed management professionals gathered April 11 in Costa Mesa, Calif., to discuss the benefits of consolidating efforts for maximum benefit in the present and anticipated times of fiscal limitations.
  • Holocaust survivor shares somber story with District employees

    Employees of the Los Angeles District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers gathered April 9 to listen to Albert Rosa, a Jew and Holocaust survivor from Greece, recount his tragic story of survival and endurance for the purpose of Holocaust remembrance.
  • Final bucket marks completion of Port of LA channel deepening

    Standing on the fantail of the USS Iowa, dignitaries watched as a dredge lifted the final bucket of material from the water and emptied it into an adjacent barge, marking the end of a $370 million channel deepening project at the Port of Los Angeles April 3.
  • State, Corps study: One in five Californians faces flood threat

    One in five Californians lives in a flood plain and nearly everyone in California is at risk from flooding. That’s the warning delivered by a new, comprehensive report on flood risk throughout the state, developed by the California Department of Water Resources and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
  • LA District continues innovative partnership

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District has helped develop a strong partnership at Alamo Dam and along the Bill Williams River to continue sustaining our nation’s economic and water resources. Through the collaboration, known as the Bill Williams River Corridor Steering Committee, with other government agencies and partners, the Corps ensured the flows from Alamo Dam maximized taxpayer dollars by maintaining a high level of sustainability for a variety of communities.