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The coolest clock ever

It's 14:00 Google Earth Time

Thanks Joel for passing along!

http://googleearthclock.cwandt.com/

ps you gotta have the GoogleEarth plugin for Firefox, Chrome http://www.google.com/earth/explore/products/plugin.html

Making your topo maps more interesting …

Before

For our County cartographers who want to get technical – this article at the ESRI Support Blog immediately caught my attention in terms of better visualization of our data. It has very detailed instructions which is always good:

http://blogs.esri.com/Support/blogs/supportcenter/archive/2011/11/04/if-only-this-topo-map-was-more-interesting.aspx

 

Take a look and have fun!

Diamond Bar residents to vote on ZIP code change

ZIP codes are a rather important layer to maintain. LA County has developed a parcel specific ZIP code layer that can be accessed here: http://egis3.lacounty.gov/dataportal/index.php/2011/01/24/zip-codes-with-parcel-specific-boundaries/ With the recent changes to our supervisorial district boundaries, GIS is being leveraged to update a ZIP code to Supervisorial District Boundary correlation table. It’s turning out to be […]

Public Works Releases iPhone App

The LA County Public Works Dept. has released an iPhone App. Here is the link: http://www.dpw.lacounty.gov/theworks/.

Some features are listed below:

Request pothole repairs, graffiti removal and street sweeping Report incidents of alleged illegal dumping and property violations Attach optional photos to help us identify the problem View and track reports […]