The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department is seeking public feedback on its Unmanned Aircraft System for the next two weeks, today through July 13.
The vertically mobile, remote-controlled flying tool with an on-board video camera is assigned to the Special Enforcement Bureau, where it will be the most...
[Interior Dept.] – To address the growing problem of unmanned aircraft systems impeding wildland firefighting efforts, the U.S. Department of the Interior and industry partners activated a prototype warning system that provides real-time alerts and geofencing alarms to prevent drone pilots from...
[FAA] – The Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration has finalized the first operational rules for routine commercial use of small unmanned aircraft systems (drones), opening pathways towards fully integrating drones into the nation’s airspace. These new regulations...
[Rep. Knight] – U.S. Rep. Steve Knight, R-Palmdale, introduced legislation Monday that would allow the Federal Aviation Administration to continue and expand upon its research, engineering, and development programs through 2019.
H.R. 4489, the FAA Leadership In Groundbreaking High-Tech...
U.S. Rep. John Garamendi, former Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Interior Department and a current Member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation, has introduced legislation that would restrict private drones within two miles of a wildfire or airport.
The bill would make...
[KHTS] – Firefighters have had to ground aircraft while battling brush fires, and Santa Clarita Valley residents have reported invasion of privacy, both causing an uproar against drones.
The city of Santa Clarita’s municipal code states in section 14.06.210 E, “No person shall operate in...
By Lisa Ferdinando, DoD News | Defense Media Activity
Air Force Maj. Scott Gregg, Black Dart project officer, speaks to the media in front of a MQ-9 unmanned aircraft system, at Naval Base Ventura County and Sea Range, Point Mugu.
Small, unmanned aircraft systems, or drones, are easy to obtain...
The following includes the latest information on the use of UAS (drones), including the most recent list of FAA-exempted UAS operators.
In order for a production to be considered for a permit involving a UAS, the following documentation is required:
1. Proof that the production is using a UAS operator...
In the wake of the Canadian Transport Ministry’s Interim Order extending the closure of Canadian ports and waters to passenger vessels, Santa Clarita-based Princess Cruises has found it necessary to cancel three voyages:
Programs at the Castaic Lake Recreation Area and pool are set to return after the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a motion to restore the budget for the county's Department of Parks and Recreation.
The city of Santa Clarita has awarded a contract to the Los Angeles Kings and American Sports Entertainment Company (ASEC) for the operation of the city-owned ice rink, located at 27745 Smyth Drive in Valencia.
The California Air Resources Board or CARB is not doing enough to measure and analyze whether its transportation programs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions are effective, the state auditor said in a report issued Tuesday.
California Governor Gavin Newsom Tuesday signed into law a comprehensive six-bill relief package of immediate actions to speed needed relief to individuals, families, and businesses suffering the most significant economic hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Supervisor Kathryn Barger, whose 5th District represents the Santa Clarita Valley, will introduce a motion Tuesday asking the Board of Supervisors to send a five-signature letter in support of Assembly Bill 420, a bipartisan bill by Assembly members Sharon Quirk-Silva and Suzette Martinez Valladares.
Love is in the air and so is the smell of delicious food for this romance-themed episode of The MAIN’s virtual series, “Food Sessions,” as it returns with another mouthwatering episode this Thursday, Feb. 25, at 7:00 p.m.
Castaic Union School District (CUSD) was excited to welcome their Transitional Kindergarten-2nd grade students back to in-person instruction on Monday at Castaic Elementary, Live Oak Elementary, and Northlake Hills Elementary schools.
Students in grades seven through 12 can’t yet return to school in Los Angeles County, but William S. Hart Union High School District board members want county and state officials to prioritize the vaccination of educators to prepare for reopening.
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Monday confirmed 21 new deaths and 943 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, while Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Valencia reported two new deaths, bringing the hospital's total up to 140 deaths since the pandemic began.
At Tuesday’s Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors meeting, Supervisor Kathryn Barger will introduce a motion, coauthored by Chair Hilda L. Solis, that looks to identify commercial property across the county that could be repurposed for critically needed temporary housing for people experiencing homelessness as well as for longterm affordable housing.
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