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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:


Google Maps back on iPhone!

I’ve been holding off upgrading to the newest version of iOS so that I wouldn’t get stuck with the Apple maps. Now I can move forward!



Pictometry introduces an iPhone/iPad app

For LAR-IAC members, this is a big deal! See your pictures on your mobile device.



Pictometry® is proud to announce that a mobile iPad App version of Pictometry Connect™ is available at the iPad App store.

The Pictometry® Connect Mobile™ App provides […]

Apple’s iOS 6 a “Mapocalypse”

Oops – new a better DSM!

Based upon all of the feedback that is out there, I will NOT be updating my iPhone to iOS 6 until I hear that Google Maps is released as an application that I can download.

What’s interesting to me is that mapping and location information […]

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 […]

Collect GPS data with your iPhone!

Michael Carson from Santa Monica passed along this cool little iPhone app – can’t wait to try it!

Looking to easily collect GIS data with your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch? Check this one out! And it’s free!



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 […]

iPhone app can help find parking spots in Hollywood

An iPhone App lets users know which streets have open parking spots in Hollywood. Parking info is expected to be available for downtown in fall of 2011. Android and Blackberry apps are also anticipated. The app is priced at $1.99 but you can see a parking info map for free at the link below.