August 2014
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Interview with Mark Greninger in Geospatial World

Hi there – I was recently interviewed by Geospatial World – here is a link to the interview.

I pass this along so that if you want to have an idea of what is driving my strategies you can see it there (not to just toot my own horn).

Thanks, and ignore if […]

Economic Impact of Napa Earthquake

A map showing the location and impact of the earthquake on businesses.

Link to PDF file

GIS information about the Napa Earthquake

Passing along some information from the state levels about the Napa fault as well as the current information in an ESRI map.

Napa Earthquake kmz files

Embedded map below (here the link to the map) View larger map

State Tax Allocations to Counties in Error

Counties to Receive More than $100 Million in Under-Allocated Revenue

The State of California has mistakenly under-allocated sales tax revenues to three local government programs, meaning the state will be paying counties more than $100 million to compensate for the error. The money could be flowing as soon as next month, although the exact timing […]

LA Region Public Safety Open Summit

Registration is now open for the NAPGSG Los Angeles Region Public Safety Summit. This is a free event!

Date: September 15, 2014 Time: 8:30 – 4:30 Location: The California Endowment, 1000 North Alameda Street, Los Angeles CA 90012

Click here to see the full flyer and to register

NAPSG Foundation is holding a […]

LA County GIS Day 2014 – Save the Date

LA County is happy to announce that we will once again be hosting GIS Day for 2014. This FREE EVENT will showcase Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and how it is used by many groups within the County, and feature a map gallery, presentations (both technical and non-technical), training opportunities, and a chance to meet […]

Los Angeles County creates 140 GIS positions and classifications

Today, April 22nd, I am very happy to report that the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved the reclassification of 140 existing positions into the GIS classification series that was approved two years ago (click here for that older announcement). This included the creation of a new item, GIS Technician I, […]

How much is $100 worth in your state?

Map graphic showing the value of $100 in each state – time to move to another state (but who wants to leave the climate here :))


eGIS Committee Meeting Agenda for August 2014

The agenda for tomorrow’s eGIS Committee meeting is attached here (August 2014.eGIS meeting notice and Agenda) – please review.

I will be providing an update on the GIS reclassifications, LARIAC, CAMS, and GIS Day.

We will recap the ESRI conference, and I will be providing some background and training on a trio of high-resolution […]

Two new online GIS courses from Penn State

Passing along a couple of upcoming courses from Penn State:

Geospatial Intelligence & the Geospatial Revolution Geodesign: Change Your World