California City Resumes Operation of Long-Dormant Desalination Facility

Fit for the Kings
Golden 1 Center, the $550-million sports and entertainment complex recently constructed in Sacramento, California, for the NBA’s Sacramento Kings, may set a new standard when it comes to being high tech—certainly...

Trestle Triumph
As part of improvements to a marine oil terminal in California, the design team had to ensure that a nearly century-old timber trestle met contemporary requirements related to operations, seismic activity,...

Tapping into the Pacific
In its first year of operations, the 54 mgd Claude “Bud” Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant, in Carlsbad, California, has greatly boosted the volume and reliability of San Diego’s local water supplies....

Bridge Calendar 2017
Featured bridges are: Tongjin Bridge (Nanxun, Huzhou, China); St. John's Bridge (Porto, Portugal); Foresthill Bridge (Placer County, California); San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (San Francisco,...

Restoring Steinbeck's Carmel River: The Removal of San Clemente Dam
If you've read John Steinbeck's 1945 classic "Cannery Row," then you're already familiar with the Carmel River, which he described as "…a lovely little river. It isn't very long, but in its course it has...

Structurally Independent Theater Systems to Be Added to California High School Auditorium

The Colorado River Aqueduct
One of the greatest achievements in engineering the West, the 242 mi long Colorado River Aqueduct brought water to Southern California and paved the way for the region’s tremendous growth....

Arts District in Los Angeles Gets Mixed-Use Development

Link Discovered Between San Francisco Bay Area Faults

Stormwater Measures Designed to Safeguard California Tailings Dam

Site and Rail Challenges Guide California Lagoon Bridge Replacement Project

Cracking the Nuclear Code: Finding an Alternative to the Nuclear Density Gauge
Two of the most basic quality control tests made in the field during soil construction are the soil’s moisture content and density. The establishment of a uniform procedure to compare the performance of...

"Floodpath: The Deadliest Man-Made Disaster of 20th-Century America and the Making of Modern Los Angeles", By Jon Wilkman. New York City: Bloomsbury Press, 2016

Officials Break Ground on Bus Rapid Transit Route from San Diego to Tijuana

Utility Tests Ion Exchange Process to Comply with California's Chromium 6 Limit

The Brown Agenda: My Mission to Clean Up the World's Most Life-Threatening Pollution, By Richard Fuller. Solana Beach, California: Santa Monica Press, 2015

Boldly going where no tower has gone before – at least in Sacramento, California – Pei Cobb Freed & Partners Architects LLP, of New York City, has designed a 26-story tower that will be the largest corporate headquarters in the city, a nod to the rebirth of the region's business district...

Plans on Track for High-Speed Rail from San Francisco to Los Angeles

Water to the Angels: William Mulholland, His Monumental Aqueduct, and the Rise of Los Angeles, By Les Standiford: New York City; HarperCollins, 2014

 

 

 

 

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