As drones are more commonly used by first responders, public safety personnel, watchdogs and observers discuss how working together is key to maintaining residents’ trust.
Years ago, Gonzales couldn't get a good broadband deal for its residents. After aggressively taking initiative in a variety of ways, the city can now connect any household to high-speed Internet.
Los Angeles' police and fire agencies are among the founding members of the working group, which seeks to clarify rules and protocols for drones being used in public safety, newsgathering and other functions.
Seeking deep digital change, officials in Southern California's Carlsbad issued a request for qualifications, in an effort to be less prescriptive and simply state their challenge for technology providers to consider.