Drone

A small drone is seen flying during a demonstration at the International Drone Expo 2015 at Makuhari Messe on May 21, 2015 in Chiba, Japan.  (Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Drone Forces Emergency Transport Helicopter Pilot To Take Evasive Action In Fresno Area

Pilots on board a medical emergency helicopter transporting a patient from the mountains to a hospital had to take evasive action when a drone flew right into their path near Fresno.

08/13/2015

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San Jose City Council OK’s Crime Fighting Drone For City’s Police Department

The San Jose city council has given the police department the go-ahead to use a new drone for crime fighting.

08/11/2015

A rendering of a Facebook drone. (Harvest Zhang/Facebook)

Facebook Ready To Test Giant Drone For Beaming Internet Via Lasers

Facebook says it will begin test flights later this year for a solar-powered drone with a wingspan as big as a Boeing 737, in the next stage of its campaign to deliver Internet connectivity to remote parts of the world.

07/31/2015

Missing San Francisco teacher Edward Cavanaugh.

Drone Used To Search For Missing San Francisco Teacher In El Dorado National Forest

The California National Guard is using a drone to search El Dorado National Forest for a missing San Francisco teacher, marking the first time the Guard has used a drone for a search-and-rescue mission.

07/29/2015

Amazon drones (CBS)

Amazon Proposes Prime Slice Of Air Space For Drone Delivery

Amazon is making a pitch for a prime slice of air space to facilitate high speed package delivery using drones.

07/28/2015

A small drone is seen flying during a demonstration at the International Drone Expo 2015 at Makuhari Messe on May 21, 2015 in Chiba, Japan.  (Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

1st-Ever U.S. Drone Racing Championships Featured At California State Fair

California’s State Fair is hosting the first-ever U.S. National Drone Racing Championships, featuring 120 pilots from all over the world operating packs of drones zipping around an 11,000-seat stadium at speeds of up to 80 mph.

07/16/2015

A look at the Presidio Parkway hours before it was scheduled to open to traffic. (CBS)

Drone Tour: What The New Presidio Parkway Looks Like From Above

KPIX 5’s newest tool – SkyDrone5- debuts above the billion dollar roadway project connecting downtown San Francisco to the Golden Gate bridge.

07/13/2015

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Drone Flying Too Close To Wildfire Grounds Forest Service Planes

Authorities briefly grounded a U.S. Forest Service reconnaissance plane flying over a series of small wildfires near Redding after a drone flew to close to the scene.

07/02/2015

Cal Fire planes spray slurry on a wildfire in the Altamont Pass, May 28th, 2015 (Photo by @brianjtarte, used with permission)

Hobby Drone Prevents Firefighting Aircraft From Flying Over California Wildfire

A hobbyist flying a drone prevented firefighting aircraft from fighting a wildfire in Southern California Wednesday, a Cal Fire officer tweeted.

06/24/2015

Signs have been posted about the shark sightings at a popular Southern California surf spot, but the beach remains open. (CBS)

New Drone Spots Sharks Lurking In Waters Near Popular SoCal Surfing Spot

When lifeguards at a popular Orange County surfing spot decided to use a high-tech drone to keep swimmers safe from shark attacks, they got a chilling eyeful.

06/17/2015

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