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Historic Maps of Los Angeles

Mike Carson at SoCalGIS posted about Earthworks recently – so I took a quick look.

Interestingly, I found a scanned, georeferenced map of downtown LA (the first survey of the city) – I had seen the original at a recent Geospatial LA tour of the LA Central Library – I had thought it […]

Geospatial LA visit to the LA County Public Library Map Collection

Geospatial LA Â has arranged a tour of the LA County Public Library Map Collection with LAPL map librarian Glen Creason, with drinks and GIS shop talk to follow.

There are a few cool things to check out at the Map Collection (see this link), but I am excited to hear […]

Geospatial LA – next meeting is Thursday, September 18th

Mark your calendars for the next Geospatial LA meeting (link to the invitation)

When: Thursday, September 18th Time: 6-8pm Where: Red Lion Tavern in Silverlake (34.099224, -118.258988

Address: 2366 Glendale Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90039

See you there!

ESRI 2014 – Southern California GIS Community Meeting

If you are going to be at the ESRI conference next week, and want to meet other folks from the Southern California GIS Community, you have an opportunity.  Vijay Manghirmalani has upgraded our location from the back deck, where we met last year, to an official Room!

Here is the description:

This meeting […]

Pictures from GeoSpatial LA

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Pictures from the Regional GIS Meeting

Thanks to everyone who attended our meeting yesterday where Scott Gregory, CA State GIO, presented. Â Afterwards we had a unique opportunity to have a demonstration of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) – aka drones – in the DPW Courtyard.

Here are some pictures from yesterday’s event:

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Open event – Los Angeles Regional GIS Meeting

Next week we will be having a special meeting, open to anyone in Southern California, where we will have a special guest - Scott Gregory, CA State GIO, and what promises to be an interesting demonstration of UAS (Unmanned Aerial Systems) from the Aerospace Corporation.

This is an opportunity for GIS staff, […]

Geospatial LA (October 17th) – Developer focused

Passing this along:


This month we’re joining forces with ESRI who has graciously offered to show us their new offices in Santa Monica for a Dev-GIS focused evening. ESRI is making it especially fun by providing food & drinks, and a raffle for a 12-month EDN subscription or registration to the […]

Geospatial LA Meeting – this Thursday

Passing this along:

Geospatial LA is a networking and meet-up group for GIS folks in the LA area to get together and talk shop in a relaxed atmosphere. Â No sales, just getting together. Â It’s a LinkedIn group.


Please join us at our next Geospatial LA Meetup!

When: Thursday, Sept. 26th […]

Reminder – Meet your SoCal GIS colleagues at the ESRI conference

I hope to see folks in San Diego!


In many meetings and events that I attend, networking and making connections has major benefits to collaboration, cooperation, and seeing what the best and brightest are doing. Â This year, thanks to Vijay, we’ll have a place to to this at the 2013 ESRI […]