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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

Enrique Iglesias  (Photo by Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images)

Enrique Iglesias Flown To SoCal Hospital After Drone Slices His Fingers During Concert In Tijuana

Concertgoers at Plaza de Toros de Playas posted photos on social media of Iglesias, 40, with blood all over his white T-shirt.

05/31/2015

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Vacaville Man Cited For Flying Drone Near White House

The U.S. Park Police have cited the operator of a small drone outside the White House with violating a federal law that prohibits flying unmanned aerial vehicles over Washington.

05/15/2015

UAV Planting (photo courtesy BioCarbon)

Scientists Enlist Drones To Plant Billions Of Trees, Battle Climate Change

There are drones that fight crime, and drones that fight wars. Now, scientists have enlisted drones to plant billions of trees in the fight against climate change.

05/13/2015

A drone models clothing at Silicon Valley Fashion Week. (CBS)

Drones Don The Duds At Silicon Valley Fashion Week

Silicon Valley fashion week kicked off Tuesday with drones and humans showing off what passes for fashion in the tech industry.

05/13/2015

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21st Century Crop Dusting: FAA Approves Large Drone Use On Farms

A drone large enough to carry tanks of fertilizers and pesticides has won rare approval from federal authorities to spray crops in the United States.

05/05/2015

Drone in Flight

Drone Swarm Plagues Golden Gate Bridge; Officials Asking For Restrictions

The agency that manages the Golden Gate Bridge is asking Sen. Dianne Feinstein for help in restricting the rising number of remote-controlled drones that have been buzzing the famous span.

04/26/2015

Unmanned aerial vehicle or drone purchased by the Alameda County Sheriff's Office. (CBS)

Controversial Police Drone Inches Closer To Flight In San Jose

After several community meetings, a San Jose city commission has decided to endorse a controversial police drone. It’s an important step for police who hope to convince the public to buy-in.

04/09/2015

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