The SoFi Stadium Perimeter Wall: A Retaining Wall Helps Avoid Encroaching on LAX Airspace
SoFi Stadium, one of the two newest venues in the National Football League, opened in September 2020 after breaking ground in November 2016. The stadium hosts NFL games for the Rams and Chargers, and will...

Los Angeles Chapter

Global Cities: Urban Environments in Los Angeles, Hong Kong, and China, By Robert Gottlieb and Simon Ng. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press, 2017

Arts District in Los Angeles Gets Mixed-Use Development

"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

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

Iconic Vision: John Parkinson, Architect of Los Angeles By Stephen Gee. Santa Monica, California: Angel City Press, 2013

Short Takes: Photo and Caption (The Los Angeles Section)

Port of Los Angeles Risk Management Strategies
This paper examines risk management strategies for the port of Los Angeles. Topics include its importance to the economy, potential port risks, seismic risk strategies, and terrorist risk...

Short Takes: Los Angeles Section Honors Life Members

Construction Factors and Monitoring Methods Relating to the Performance of Ventura Breakwater Core Loc Repair
In 1999 the Los Angeles District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) repaired the north Ventura breakwater head. The head was rebuilt using 2-ton underlayer stone armored with...

Los Angeles Section Spearheads Float in Rose Parade

How the Impacts of Urbanization Are Being Addressed in the Los Angeles River Watershed
Due to an increased interest and concern about the Los Angeles urban environment, studies have begun to focus on the local water cycle and the impact of impervious land on the Los Angeles...

Socioeconomic Characteristics, Land Use and Travel Patterns in Los Angeles County
The City of Los Angeles is the largest city in the County and covers 1,209 km2 with a population of 3.7 million. Thus, it also has the second highest...

Los Angeles County Public Transportation System: Its Operation and Use by Customers
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Operations Division is organized into four basic units-Metro Bus Operations, Metro Bus Maintenance, Metro Operations Support, and Metro...

Potential Effects of San Mining and Debris Basins on Coastal Sediment Supply in Los Angeles County
The potential sediment supply to the coast in Los Angeles has been heavily impacted by human activity. In the context of rational management of beaches as a resource, it is fundamental...

Innovative Solutions to Improve the Transportation System in Los Angeles County
Providing bus and rail service to over one million boardings each day is not an easy task, yet it is accomplished each day in Los Angeles County (County). In fact, Los Angeles is one of...

Los Angeles International Airport SIMMOD Planning

Groundwater Control for the Los Angeles Metro System beneath the Santa Monica Mountains

Use of Optimization Techniques to Evaluate Ground-Water Management Strategies in the Central and West Coast Basins, Los Angeles County, California
The U.S. Geological Survey and the Water Replenishment District of Southern California are engaged in a cooperative study of the geohydrology, geochemistry, and ground-water management...

 

 

 

 

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