August 2019
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Where does Graffiti happen in North Long Beach?

Reported 9th District Graffiti Incidents, 2011-2016.

Passing this nice article around about work at a local level:


Longest Beaver Dam in the World

Longest beaver dam in the world

I saw this article the other day (World’s largest beaver dam explored by Rob Mark) where he trekked 9 days to get to this beaver dam (don’t ask me why). What was interesting to me, though, was the fact that this dam is close […]

Washington slide shows the value of quality mapping

Checking out this link passed along by SoCalGIS:, and the maps in the article, highlighted, for me, the value of good GIS data.

Having a “before” picture provided by GIS, along with streets, parcels, building outlines, and other critical information, along with LIDAR data, makes the maps show the massive […]

GIS Day 2013 – See the Assessor Mapping Division in action!

Have you ever wondered how the Assessor manages the mapping of 2.4 million+ parcels in LA County?

Now is your chance – during GIS Day, the Assessor will be offering tours of its mapping division, so you can see first hand how property boundaries are managed.

Stop by Booth 26 (the Assessor’s booth) […]

Map of Census 2010 Response rate.

Sonia Ajang passed this along today – it is a very good mapping application that will help the Census Bureau and the County track the response rate for the Census, which has begun, and is critical for the next 10 years of funding!

First – the link:


Click on “View […]