President's Message - A Year in Review

The ASCE OC Branch President, Penny Lew, looks back at her term as president…

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Branch News - Cow Camp Road Bridge Presentation and Tour

On September 5, 2014 the ASCE OC Branch, in conjunction with Rancho Mission Viejo (RMV),…

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In This Issue

President's Message - A Year in Review

The ASCE OC Branch President, Penny Lew, looks back at her term as president and the activities and numerous education events that took place. Read More »

Branch News - Cow Camp Road Bridge Presentation and Tour

On September 5, 2014 the ASCE OC Branch, in conjunction with Rancho Mission Viejo (RMV), hosted a tour of Cow Camp Road Bridge located east of the I-5 and north of Ortega Highway in Rancho Mission Viejo. Read More »

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History and Heritage - Galveston Bay Vacation

In June 2014 Carl and Donna Nelson visited civil engineer friends who live at a bayside residence. They had the opportunity for a waterside tour of Galveston Bay and share with the ASCE OC membership a historical accounting of the area and a civil engineers perspective of the vacation. Read More »

New Members - August 2014

Please join the Board of Directors in welcoming the newest members to ASCE OC! We look forward to getting to know you and hope to see you at an upcoming meeting. Read More »

Sustainability Committee - Water Bond

On August 13th, AB 1471 was passed with near unanimous support replacing the previous 2009 Water Bond which could never quite make it to the ballot. This legislation signed by Governor Jerry Brown, creates a new water called Proposition 1 Water Quality, Supply and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014 and will show up on the Nov. 4, 2014 election ballot. Read More »

Law and CE News - No Laughing Matter

A great tool to control risk is the LOL—limitation of liability clause, not the common abbreviation for “laugh out loud.” The LOL clause can cap the level of exposure to a contract claim to a set dollar amount. Read More »

ASCE OC November Dinner

Please consider sponsoring the ASCE Orange County Branch for the November 20th Dinner Meeting at The Center Club.  This dinner meeting is presented by the History & Heritage Committee, Student Groups Committee, the Orange County Younger Member Forum, and the Board of Directors.The keynote speaker will be Randy Record, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.  Read More »

Safety Assessment Program Training

The ASCE Orange County Branch– Disaster/Emergency Preparedness Committee held its first Safety Assessment Program (SAP) training to prepare professional engineers and certified inspectors to respond to the aftermath of disasters and assist in evaluation of structures and lifelines. Read More »

ASCE LA Section Sustainability Committee

Are you interested in Sustainability? Find out what the ASCE Los Angeles Section Sustainability Committee is planning! Read More »

ASCE CSULB

Find out what has been happening with the ASCE OC California State University Long Beach Student Chapter! Read More »

K-12 Outreach - Opportunity

The ASCE Orange County Branch K-12 Outreach Committee is partnering with the Anaheim Union High School District (AUHSD) to provide mentoring to a select group of teachers regarding civil engineering. Interested? Learn how you can get involved! Read More »

ASCE OC YMF - August General Meeting/Happy Hour

The General Meeting for August was probably one of the more fun General Meetings in a while.  The General Meeting was held on August 26 at Saddle Ranch in Orange. Read More »

ASCE OC YMF - Stone Brewery Tour

On September 5, 2014  27 members from both the OC and SD chapters of YMF united at the Stone Brewery in Escondido, CA under the bond of the pursuit of knowledge, the enjoyment of good company and the appreciation of good beer. Read More »