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LA County Parcel Viewer

The Property Search and Reporting System (PSRS) will be taken down on 8/27/13. However, a new site – LA County Parcel Viewer – has been developed to serve as a replacement and it includes upgraded functionality and new tools.

The site enables you to:

Find an address Search for parcels by AIN Search for […]

eGIS Committee Meeting Agenda – August 20th, 2013

Please find tomorrow’s agenda attached here: August 2013_0820.eGIS meeting notice and Agenda

We will be discussing:

Mobile GIS CAMS LARIAC Software Maintenance GIS Day 2013 […]

ESRI 2013 UC pictures from the SoCalGIS meeting

Thanks to Douglas Morales for passing along a number of pictures from the 2013 ESRI User Conference. Pictures came from:

The SoCal GIS open meeting: http://egis3.lacounty.gov/eGIS/2013/07/05/meet-your-socal-gis-colleagues-at-the-esri-conference/ The Latitude Geographics picnic

Click here to see the pictures

Thanks Doug!

40 maps that explain the world

Thanks to James van Dyk from Latitude geographics for passing along:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/worldviews/wp/2013/08/12/40-maps-that-explain-the-world/

He also passed along a video from 1987, which is an overview of GRASS. . . . narrated by the great William Shatner!

Map of internet usage of the world based on time of day

Thanks to Joel Myhre for passing this really cool image along. This is one of those maps, where the map is the star!

GIS Classes at Santa Monica College

Santa Monica College has two GIS classes:

GIS 20 – Introduction to GIS – ONLINE

GIS 23 – Intermediate GIS – Tuesday 6:45pm-9:50pm

Link to the college schedule

GIS Aide at the City of Thousand Oaks

Passing this new position at the City of Thousand Oaks ($15/hour)

Link to the post Link to the flyer […]

GRASS Turns 30

OSGeo recently released this article marking 30 years of GRASS GIS development.

Released under the GPL, GRASS is completely free to download and install. Some I have talked to consider this software to be almost as powerful as […]

New Census Bureau Interactive Map Shows Languages Spoken in America

From Robert Bernstein, US Census Bureau, Public Information Office

Spanish, Chinese Top Non-English Languages Spoken; Most of Population is English Proficient

The U.S. Census Bureau today (8/6/13) released an interactive, online map pinpointing the wide array of languages spoken in homes across the nation, along with a detailed report on rates of English proficiency and […]

GIS Courses at Cal State Fullerton

Passing along this information about GIS courses at Cal State Fullerton

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