Pilot Thinks Proposed FAA Drone Rules Too Lenient

Feb 16, 2015
Pilot Thinks Proposed FAA Drone Rules Too Lenient

SACRAMENTO- The proposed FAA regulations on commercial drones is too lenient for one local drone pilot. Joseph Matthew parflayed a fascination with radio controlled cars and airplanes into an aerial photography business three yeas ago to serve architectural, real estate and film-industry clients. The proposed rules include restricting speeds to 100 miles per hour, an...

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Drones now banned at Yosemite and other National Parks

Drones now banned at Yosemite and other National Parks

National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis signed a policy memorandum that directs superintendents nationwide to prohibit launching, landing, or operating unmanned aircraft (or drones) on lands and waters administered by the National Park Service. “We embrace many activities in national parks because they enhance visitor experiences with the iconic natural, historic and cultural...

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Anti-drone demonstrators continue monthly campaign at Beale Air Force Base

For three years, they've watched the sky turn from black to blue — the sun rising over the Sierra Nevada range — as they denounce drones at Beale Air Force Base.

Use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Drones) Prohibited in Yosemite National Park

May 2, 2014

May 2, 2014 - Yosemite National Park advises visitors that the use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (Drones) are prohibited within park boundaries due to regulations outlined in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). Specifically, the use of drones within...

13 Protestors, Including 6 Veterans, Arrested Protesting Drones at Beale AFB Tuesday

Apr 30, 2014

MARYSVILLE/BEALE AFB April 30, 2014 - Six military veterans were among 13 people arrested at Beale Air Force Base here early Tuesday morning as they attempted to deliver an "indictment" charging President Obama, the Beale base commander, drone pilots and others with "crimes against peace and crimes against humanity."

All 13 demonstrators – who...

Grass Valley Grandmother and Anti-Drone Protestor Spared Prison, Found Not Guilty Wednesday in Federal Court in Sacramento

Apr 16, 2014

SACRAMENTO April 16, 2014 - A federal judge here Wednesday, after a half-day bench trial without a jury, found an anti-drone protestor not guilty of trespassing at a demonstration at Beale Air Force Base. Grass Valley grandmother Shirley Osgood alleg...

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Five cited at Beale anti-drone protest

Five anti-drone protesters, including three clergy, were detained on Wednesday when they peacefully crossed onto Beale Air Force Base.

Clergy Risk Arrest at Ash Wednesday Killer Drone Protest at Beale AFB to Memorialize Children Killed by Drones

Mar 5, 2014

MARYSVILLE/BEALE AFB March 5, 2014 – Members of the clergy from the Bay Area to Sacramento and Nevada City will hold an Ash Wednesday service at dawn at a drone airbase here Wednesday (March 5), and then are expected to risk arrest at a nonviolent direct action to "memorialize" the children killed by the...

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College students have mixed views on drone activist

"Killer" drones were the topic of discussion for retired Col. Ann Wright in front of three Yuba County audiences Tuesday.

Assembly approves bill restricting law enforcement use of drones

Jan 30, 2014
Assembly approves bill restricting law enforcement use of drones

Timm Herdt, Ventura County Star, Calif. SACRAMENTO — One Ventura County lawmaker cleared a major hurdle on Wednesday in establishing privacy protections against the invasive use of drones by law enforcement,... Read more »

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