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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. 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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LA County launches update to the Works Mobile App

Congratulations to the County’s Public Works department –

The County’s citizen reporting application has recently been updated with new reporting capabilities as well as Droid compatibility: The Works Press Release (January 27, 2014)

From the release:

Residents can now interact with the Departments of Parks and Recreation, Public Health, and Regional Planning by:


GIS Class at LA County DPW

DPW, in partnership with Rio Hondo College, is offering a GIS Class at their HQ. This is a good opportunity to learn GIS (especially for County staff). Slots will fill up fast!

GIS Class Flyer

Storm Drain Workshop announced during GIS Day

The Survey/Mapping & Property Management Division of Los Angeles County Department of Public Works (DPW) is very pleased to invite you to the Storm Drain/Catch Basin Workshop which will be held on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 concurrently with GIS Day 2012 at DPW headquarters in Alhambra.

By maintaining properly functioning storm drain and catch basin […]

City and County Boundary changes

I wanted to let folks know that a new set of city boundaries developed by the Department of Public Works is available for download and visible on the County’s three cached map series, which includes the following changes:

Annexations of Unincorporated Area by the City of Santa Clarita Changes to the boundary of Los Angeles […]

GIS Day 2011 – Excited to have Clark Magnet High School back again

The GIS Day Steering Committee is working hard on our upcoming GIS Day event.

We wanted to announce that Clark Magnet’s High School GIS class will be attending and presenting their work once again. We loved the energy and enthusiasm they brought last year and look forward to having them again.

If you are interested […]

Registration now open for LA County GIS Day 2011

You are invited to join us for Los Angeles County’s 4th annual GIS Day!

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 9:00am to 3:30pm Los Angeles County Department of Public Works Headquarters 900 S. Fremont Ave Alhambra, CA 91803

This year’s event is titled GIS – The Fabric of LA County. The event is designed for […]

LA County Public Works releases iPhone app to find services

Snapshot on iTunes


If you live in areas covered by LA County’s Public Works department, they have just released an iPhone application that has been coming for a while. It’s a nice application that was developed in-house, and which ties to their back-end tracking systems. I recommend taking a look […]

Geocortex User Group Meeting – November 18th

Passing this along! Always a good meeting. Hello everyone,

Based on feedback from our Southern California User Group meeting earlier this year, we’ve scheduled our next meeting to occur November 18, 2010. Los Angeles County has generously offered to host the event again. Many thanks to Mark and Nick!

Set aside […]

GIS Day 2010 Promo Video

Hello everyone!

We just received a promotional video for GIS Day 2010 from ESRI. A lot of it was shot last year at the County’s GIS Day Event. I saw a lot of our LA County GIS community out there, including Martha Selig, Chris Sellers, Richard Ledesma, Public Works staff, and me too!

There is […]