Join LA YMF as we tour the ongoing demolition and replacement of the Riverside Drive Viaduct. Engineers from the City of Los Angeles HNTB, and FPL and Associates will lead the group on a walking tour to explore the enormous planning and construction effort involved in replacing this Viaduct in the City of Los Angeles, while simultaneously maintaining two-way vehicular traffic across the LA River, Avenue 19, and Metrolink and Union Pacific Railroad tracks.
CLICK HERE to view the event flyer. The tour is free and open to all, but spaces are limited. For more info or to RSVP, please contact Julia Moye at
. Pllease RSVP by Thursday, June 6, 2013.
The Metropolitan Los Angeles Branch (MLAB) and LA YMF are hosting a two half-day technical seminars featuring the industry's best practices in project and construction claims management. The workshop leaders will include Mr. Joe Seibold, P.E., Executive Vice President of ARCADIS and Ms. Christi Fu, P.E., Project Claims Analyst at ARCADIS. This is a great program for members who are involved in construction projects or who would like to learn more about construction management and avoidance of claims. A total of 7 PDH and/or MCLE credit hours can be earned by participating in this seminar.
CLICK HERE to view the flyer for class schedule and information. Early-bird registration ends Tuesday, May 28th. Contact Amy So at
with any questions or for more information.
Join LA YMF for the May monthly happy hour at the Congregation Ale House (300 S. Raymond Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105) in Pasadena. Happy hour items are from 3:00pm to 7:00pm. This event is open to everyone, so bring your friends, colleagues, or fellow banditos. Enjoy the warmer weather with some grub and pair it with a cold drink as you mingle with the new and familiar faces of this vibrant crowd.
Contact Emi Fujii at
if you want more info or just to give a heads up that you’ll swing by. See you there.
The ASCE Centennial Committee invites you to an exclusive guided tour of the Los Angeles Aqueduct facilities. This is an unique opportunity to learn about the history and engineering marvels of the LA Aqueduct which serves as LA's vital water source. Just like the ASCE LA Section, the Los Angles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) is also celebrating the LA Aqueduct's 100th anniversary!
This is a 3 days, 2 nights guided tour with several stops at facilities as far as Mono Lake. The cost of the event is $400 which includes 2 nights of lodging, food and transportation. CLICK HERE to view the event flier! This tour is typically only open to LADWP employees and VIP's. Don't miss out in this once in a lifetime opportunity.
Spaces are limited! Please contact Jinny Huang at
to RSVP or for more information. A $150 deposit is required by Thursday, June 27, 2013 to secure your RSVP.
Join the Los Angeles Section Young Member Forum as we venture off to Angeles Stadium for a classic crosstown rivalry game between the Dodgers and the Angeles. Opening pitch begins at 7:00pm. Arrive early to network with YMF members from Los Angeles, Orange County and San Bernardino/Riverside.
CLICK HERE to view the event flyer. Please contact Matthew Cresto at
for reservations and information. Cost of tickets are $33 each and can be purchased by clicking PAY HERE. Don't miss out as this even is expected to sell out!!
We encourage attendees to take the Metrolink's Angels Express which drops you off right at Angel's Stadium. More information can be found by CLICKING HERE.
Join the Metropolitan Los Angeles Branch (MLAB), LA YMF, and Rebuilding Together to help renovate the Boys and Girls Club of East LA (324 N. McDonnell Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90022). No prior experience required, and everyone is welcome to attend! Please wear closed toed shoes and clothes you don't mind dirtying! Lunch and work supplies will be provided!
CLICK HERE to view the event flyer. Plesae contact Cindy Huang at
Ready to make one of the most pivotal steps in your engineering career – earning your P.E. license? Maximize your potential to pass the P.E. Exam by enrolling in the ASCE P.E. Review Course. YMF offers the only live-taught course in Los Angeles (City of Los Angeles Public Works Building, 1149 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90015) at a highly competitive price starting at just $900 for the Comprehensive 14-Part Review Course, which covers the 8-hours NCEES Civil P.E., California Special Seismic and Surveying exams. The courses are taught by Professional Engineers that have many years of experience in their respective fields of expertise.
Enrollment is open to everyone and we offer discounts for ASCE members and companies with multiple students enrolling. Registration is now open for the Fall 2013 Course that runs from August 13th through September 21st, conveniently scheduled on evenings and weekends.
CLICK HERE to view the flier. For more information and to register, please visit the P.E. Review Course website at http://perc.mlab-ymf.org or contact our P.E. Review Course Chair, Jane Tran at
LA YMF invities everyone to our next Board Meeting on Tuesday, May 7th at 6:30 PM.
YMF's Board Meetings are the second Tuesday of every month (with the exception this upcoming May 7th Board meeting) at the City of Los Angeles, Department of Public Works building (1149 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90015) in downtown Los Angeles in the 7th floor conference room.
For more information about our monthly board meetings, feel free to contact our Secretary, Kayvan Mahramzadeh or our President, Francisco Aragon. Free food is served to all attendees. Come meet the LA YMF Board Members to find out about upcoming events and how you can be a part of this active organization!
You are invited to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the City of Pasadena's beloved landmark, the Colorado Street Bridge. The City of Pasadena will also be celebrating its 127th birthday. The event will be held at the Pasadena Museum of History (470 W. Walnut Street, Pasadena, CA 91103). Admissions is FREE and includes entertainment and activities that explore the Bridges to Community, Exploration, Health, History, Imagination, and Understanding. This event is fun for all ages!
CLICK HERE to view the flyer for more information about the event.
Join ASCE Los Angeles YMF on Friday, May 10th, 12:45PM – 2:30PM, in teaching the 3rd grade students at Clover Elementary (11020 Clover Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90034) about the design process! We will give a short outdoor presentation and conclude with an egg drop activity to challenge the students to innovate like the civil engineers of tomorrow. There are 4 classrooms total, so we are seeking at least 8 volunteers (2 per classroom). All are welcome and no prior knowledge or experience is required to volunteer! CLICK HERE to view the event flyer. Please contact Michael Howie at
to learn more and RSVP.
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with ASCE LA YMF at Hermosa Beach! We will be catching a 7:00 PM showing of Jay Leno, live at the Comedy and Magic Club (1018 Hermosa Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254)! Tickets are $32 per person, plus a 2 drink minimum. We will be meeting beforehand for food and drinks by the Hermosa Beach pier (location to be announced). All are welcome to attend.
Comedy show seats are limited, so purchase your tickets today by clicking PAY HERE.
for more information and to RSVP.
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with ASCE at Hermosa Beach! We’ll be catching a 7pm showing of Jay Leno, live at the Comedy and Magic Club! Tickets are $32 per person, plus a 2 drink minimum. We’ll be meeting beforehand for drinks by the pier (location to be announced). All are welcome. Comedy show seats are limited, so purchase your tickets today! (include link here) Please email
for more information and to RSVP.
Come join us for a friendly match of softball against Cal State University Northridge’s ASCE student chapter. The winning team will hoist the team trophy and a year of bragging rights! Game will start at 11:00 AM at the CSUN North Field Softball Diamond (18101 Plummer Street, Northridge, CA 91502), followed by a BBQ after the game at the Northridge Recreational Center. Dust off your mitts for some game action or come out to enjoy a day in the sun!
CLICK HERE to view the flyer for more information. Please contact Matt Cresto at
to RSVP or with any questions. GO ASCE!
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