• January

    Heart of a volunteer

    Deb Lewis, an environmental manager with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District, recently returned from helping people whose homes were destroyed by October 2017 wildfires in northern California’s Wine Country. Just days before the wildfires, Lewis was in Houston as part of the Corps’ Hurricane Harvey recovery team.
  • Isabella Lake DSMP moving forward

    Phase II of the Sacramento District's Isabella Lake Dam Safety Modification Project will get underway this spring, but several other tasks have already been completed ...
  • Yuba River Eco Study Public Meeting Reset for Feb. 2

    A public meeting for the Yuba River Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study will be held Feb. 2, 2018 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the John E. Moss Federal Building Stanford Room (650 Capitol Mall, Sacramento, CA 95814). An earlier public meeting date was cancelled due to the government shutdown.The Draft Feasibility Report / Environmental Assessment is
  • Today's Yuba River Eco Study Meeting Cancelled

    Due ‎to the government shutdown, the public meeting for the Yuba River Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study scheduled for this afternoon (Jan. 22, 2018) at the Moss Federal Building in Sacramento has been cancelled. The meeting may be rescheduled as funding, resources, and schedule allow.
  • Corps meets with residents in Mendocino County

    Federal, state, and county officials continue to reach out to residents two and a half months after wildfires blazed through four counties in Northern California in an effort to ensure their questions, concerns and issues are heard and, when possible, resolved.
  • Students return to school after Northern California wildfires

    Returning to school after winter break took on a new meaning at an elementary school located in one of the heavily fire-damaged communities in Santa Rosa, California. Students at Schaefer Elementary School, located in the Coffey Park community, returned to their school building Jan. 9 after a three-month absence as a result of the October 2017 wildfires that blazed through their community.
  • Petaluma safety specialist heads mission safety program

    Tony McCoy has always considered himself a “do the right thing” kind of guy, so it was natural for him to consider deploying as a first responder in October when he found disaster staring him in the face from his front door in Petaluma.
  • USACE hits milestone in NorCal Wildfire mission

    When the rest of the world was popping champagne to ring in the New Year, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reached another milestone in its continuing Federal Emergency Management Agency mission in Northern California to assist the region recover from the devastating effects of the October 2017 wildfires.
  • December

    Maintaining inventory of Corps dams takes year-round effort

    The Corps of Engineers District Operations and Dam Safety Sections are working year-round to ensure the 17 dams they oversee stay safe.
  • November

    Mommy works in the castle

    Anyone who gets email in the Sacramento District should recognize the name Bonny Croco. Anytime there is a problem with the Corps’ financial management system, CEFMS, Croco is the first to sound an email alert. She’s also the go-to resource for folks trying to learn the ins and outs of CEFMS.