“When that airspace becomes more complicated, ‘just don’t hit anything’ isn’t going to be enough,” according to Seleta Reynolds, the general manager of the L.A. Department of Transportation.
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Last week’s quake near L.A. shows the promise of the West Coast seismic notification system under development. But its effectiveness will depend on those using the technology.
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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings are the only city officials to individually sign on.
Many West Coast localities still struggle with certain types of dangerous buildings.
The job requirements surprisingly do not include experience with Microsoft Paint.
Some of the most important cybersecurity work is happening in nondescript offices across the nation.
During the past four years, Los Angeles has centralized its cyber operations using models developed by the federal government and industry sectors.
It’s a simple strategy: Let technology tell you exactly when to cut power in weather conditions that can fuel a major blaze. But utilities and regulators still have to learn how to do it right.
The city was shaped by the streetcar and was an early adopter of the automobile. What comes next?
Making his vision for a system of near-frictionless transport tubes a reality still requires things like permitting.
Navigation software will determine the path the "micro-transit" vehicles will take, based on factors like traffic conditions and requests for pick-ups and drop-offs.
ARGO Labs want to do for California public works agencies, what it did for water utilities—prioritize services and, in this case, road repairs.
The hacked server housed personal information including names, birthdates, Social Security numbers, health insurance IDs and some medical information supplied by the students.
The city has until 2028 to figure out how to host the games without losing a bundle, as nearly all modern host cities have done.
STATE AND LOCAL NEWS ROUNDUP: Bulletproof glass for a Georgia city hall; Indianapolis revenge shootings; and a small town closes a big legal loophole in its municipal code.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: ‘Somebody dropped the ball,’ in Wilmington, Del.; Trump denies North Dakota governor’s request; and N.Y.C. mayor’s new war on rats.
At the U.S. Conference of Mayors annual meeting, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti spoke with the White House’s point person on infrastructure about the need for federal grants to incentivize innovation and maintenance.
Addressing mental health in the criminal justice system, Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey outlines a "blueprint for change."
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