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Google and City of San Francisco Launch Real-Time Crisis Map

Oct 24, 2013
Google and City of San Francisco Launch Real-Time Crisis Map

The online map developed by Google.org displays emergency- and disaster-affected areas of San Francisco. In the event of future emergencies that may strike San Francisco, the city plans to launch... Read more »

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Sensors Help Los Angeles Create Demand-Based Parking Pricing

Jun 12, 2013
Sensors Help Los Angeles Create Demand-Based Parking Pricing

Los Angeles drivers competing over limited parking spaces are no longer paying the same rate for every space. With the help of a $15 million federal grant, the city rolled... Read more »

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San Francisco Utilizes Social Media During Earthquake Drill

May 16, 2013
San Francisco Utilizes Social Media During Earthquake Drill

To better prepare for a catastrophic earthquake, the city of San Francisco participated in the Golden Guardian statewide exercise on Wednesday, May 15. The exercise helped the city and outside... Read more »

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DMV Solicits Public Feedback on Autonomous Vehicle Regulations

Apr 19, 2013
DMV Solicits Public Feedback on Autonomous Vehicle Regulations

On Friday, April 19, individuals of the auto manufacturing industry, government officials and members of the public gathered for the California Department of Motor Vehicles’ (DMV’s) first public workshop on... Read more »

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Los Angeles Launches 311 App

Apr 3, 2013
Los Angeles Launches 311 App

Los Angeles has joined the ranks of other metropolitan cities with the launch of its first 311 mobile app – MyLA311 – unveiled Monday, April 1. The free application, available from the... Read more »

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California’s New GeoPortal Touts ‘Socially-Derived Maps’

Mar 29, 2013
California’s New GeoPortal Touts ‘Socially-Derived Maps’

The California Technology Agency’s (CTA) new GeoPortal, announced on Thursday, March 28, during the Mobile Government Forum held in Sacramento, Calif., is a “first-in-the-nation” tool for public access to authoritative geodata, according... Read more »

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San Francisco Unveils One-Stop Business License and Permit Shop

Feb 14, 2013
San Francisco Unveils One-Stop Business License and Permit Shop

As in many cities across the country, entrepreneurs and small business owners in San Francisco must search for multiple forms on various government websites to ensure they comply with permitting... Read more »

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Preparing for the Future: Cloud Is Key Says Intel Futurist

Jan 30, 2013
Preparing for the Future: Cloud Is Key Says Intel Futurist

Government Technology Government agencies are often slowed down by the bureaucracy, creating challenges for pushing forward new ideas that could improve IT operations. In a keynote speech presented at Defining... Read more »

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Sacramento Public Library uses Pinterest to inform and engage community

Jan 14, 2013
Sacramento Public Library uses Pinterest to inform and engage community

Adding to the collection of public agencies on Pinterest, public libraries are becoming more present on the popular, virtual bulletin board website. Government agencies such as police departments have already begun... Read more »

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