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Orange County Department of Education is seeking volunteers for the Academic Decathlon!
The Orange County Department of Education is seeking volunteers for the Academic Decathlon competition event on January 30, 2016.  Each year they seek to engage educators, business professionals, local university students, and community leaders in interactive volunteer experiences that serve our youth directly. » Read More

Discover E - Global Day of the Engineer. Take the Pledge!
Take the pledge to celebrate and share how engineers make a world of difference! » Read More

The Path Forward - Infrastructure Advocacy for the 21st Century in California
By: Ken Bui, PE On October 2nd, ASCE Los Angeles Section hosted the Infrastructure Advocacy Seminar for the members in the Board Room of Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Headquarters.  Nearly a hundred of our members from around Southern California attended the event, which was called “The Path Forward – Infrastructure Advocacy for the 21st Century in California.” » Read More

OCTA Measure M2 Presentation
By: Adrian Anderson, ASCE OC TTG Darrell Johnson, OCTA Chief Executive Officer, presented a fantastic overview of progress and a status update on OCTA’s Measure M2 to a packed room at the UCI University Club on September 15, 2015.  The 30-year Measure M2 program is funded by a special use sales tax and was passed by 70% of voters, an indication that implementation of the initial Measure M by OCTA, which was passed in 1989, resonated with voters in a positive way. » Read More

Learn about Measure M2 Transportation Improvements and Share Your Thoughts
It has been nearly 10 years since Measure M2, Orange County’s half-cent sales tax for transportation improvements, was approved by nearly 70 percent of the voters in 2006. As part of the Measure M2 Ten-Year Review, the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) is asking stakeholders, such as members of the American Society of Civil Engineers, for feedback on the progress of M2 transportation improvements going on throughout Orange County. » Read More

Time For A New Dialogue With The Public On Infrastructure
By Gary Gilbert, PE, GE The recent loss of a bridge on Interstate 10 is another reminder of the importance in replacing our failing infrastructure.  Every time Caltrans has stated in the past that all the bridges in the state are safe, I have the feeling they are not telling the whole story.  No loss of life occurred with the bridge being washed out, but loosing access to a major transportation corridor in California has a huge impact on the lives of the citizens and the commerce in this state.  I believe we need to start a new dialogue with the public on infrastructure. » Read More

ASCE OC 2015 Corporate Sponsorship
The ASCE OC Branch has unveiled a new "sponsorship package" program for 2015! We are excited to introduce our FIVE Gold Sponsors and THREE Bronze Sponsors for 2015. » Read More

In Memoriam - James McDonald, PE
James McDonald, former RBF Co-Chief Executive Officer, passes away at age 61. » Read More

In Memoriam - Blake Anderson
We pay tribute to former Orange County Sanitation District General Manager, Blake Anderson, who passed away in October. » Read More

Kraman Named CEO of Transportation Corridor Agencies
Michael A. Kraman has been selected CEO of the Transportation Corridor Agencies (TCA) – the government agency responsible for the largest network of toll roads in California. » Read More

ASCE OC 2015 Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities
The ASCE OC Branch has unveiled a new "sponsorship package" program for 2015! A brief overview is provided by our Marketing Chair, John Merrill, PE, TE. » Read More