Results:
Author: Dena O'Dell
Clear
  • Corps commemorates partnership with Southern California Mountains Foundation during signing ceremony

    Representatives with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District and the Southern California Mountains Foundation celebrated a new partnership agreement during a signing ceremony Oct. 17 at the John Swisher Community Center in Hesperia.
  • LA District preps for Hurricane Hilary, keeps public safe, captures water from storm

    In the week leading up to Hurricane Hilary – the first tropical storm to make landfall in Southern California in more than 80 years – the wheels were already in motion for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District.
  • Corps, partners break ground on new Simulations Center at Fort Irwin

    Senior leaders with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Fort Irwin broke ground March 23 on a new Simulations Center at the installation, which is home to the National Training Center. “It has been a 10-year journey to get us here, but this is a critical inflection point in Fort Irwin’s history, and, more importantly, in where we are going as an Army,” said Brig. Gen. Curtis Taylor, commanding general of the National Training Center. “It just so happens that this project came to fruition in just the right time.”
  • Small, large businesses network, gain knowledge about working with the Corps during open house

    About 280 people attended the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District’s Business Opportunities Open House March 8 in Rosemead. The open house is a signature event for the Corps’ LA District, for both small and large businesses. It allows direct dialogue with senior leaders, project managers and those looking to do business with the Corps of Engineers and the federal government.
  • Corps, partners sign agreement to move forward on study to aid Salton Sea

    On a sunny December day near the shores of the Salton Sea, three agencies signed an agreement to collaborate on ways to aid the ailing lake. Representatives with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, California Department of Water Resources and the Salton Sea Authority signed a cost-share agreement during a Dec. 16 outdoor ceremony at the North Shore Yacht Club in Mecca.
  • Corps joins Air Force to unveil completion of air traffic control tower at Plant 42, described as ‘center of the aerospace testing universe’

    From the top of a 160-foot air traffic control tower at Air Force Plant 42, one may understand why Brig. Gen. Matthew Higer, commander of the 412th Test Wing, Edwards Air Force Base, California, refers to the area as the ‘center of the aerospace testing universe.’
  • Corps joins Fort Irwin leaders to cut the ribbon on new library

    Representatives with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District joined Fort Irwin leaders March 9 to cut the ribbon on a new library – signifying the facility’s grand opening – at Fort Irwin. The Corps’ LA District managed the construction of the $6-million facility, which replaces a more than 25-year-old temporary library structure on the installation.
  • Corps’ park rangers, engineers begin initial planning for security, restoration barrier at Mojave River Dam

    Set against the backdrop of the San Bernardino Mountains, the Mojave River Dam and its surrounding area is known for many things – its beautiful landscape filled with Joshua trees, desert flora and fauna, and the national scenic Pacific Crest Trail, an area frequented by hikers and equestrian riders. It also has become an area recreated illegally by off-road vehicle enthusiasts, an activity prohibited in and around the dam because the area is designated as a critical habitat for endangered species.
  • Corps’ chief signs report to move Port of Long Beach deep-draft navigation project forward

    Officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District and the Port of Long Beach are one step closer to improving navigation efficiencies and safety for existing and prospective commerce within the port with the signing of a chief’s report for the project. The Port of Long Beach Deep-Draft Navigation Feasibility Report – which aims to improve and modify existing channels in the port by deepening them to accommodate larger cargo ships – was signed Oct. 14 by Lt. Gen. Scott Spellmon, the Corps’ commanding general and 55th U.S. Army chief of engineers, at the Corps’ headquarters in Washington, D.C.
  • Corps, Port of Hueneme celebrate completion of harbor-deepening project

    Representatives with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, Port of Hueneme and the U.S. Navy, among other agencies, celebrated June 28 as officials cut the ribbon signifying the completion of the Port of Hueneme’s port-deepening project.