‘No Drone Zone’ Established For San Francisco Fleet WeekDue to the popularity of recreational drones, there will be a temporary flight restriction in place prohibiting the use of drones in the skies above San Francisco during Fleet Week beginning Thursday, according to local and federal officials.
Santa Clara Drone Store Burglary Caught On CameraA break-in at a drone store in the South Bay was caught on camera, and this isn't the first time it's happened. At least three drone stores up and down the West Coast have been targeted, leading police to believe they may be part of a larger coordinated attack.
Gov. Brown Vetoes Bill Restricting Drone Use Over Private Property Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed a bill meant to rein in the use of drones over private property.
FAA: Growing Number Of Close Calls Between Drones, Planes Above Bay AreaA new report from the Federal Aviation Administration details just how often drones cause problems for airplanes above the Bay Area.
San Jose City Council OK's Crime Fighting Drone For City's Police DepartmentThe San Jose city council has given the police department the go-ahead to use a new drone for crime fighting.
SJPD's New Drone Program Hovers Closer To Reality As Vote LoomsThe San Jose City Council is expected to give the Police Department's proposed one-year drone pilot program the green light...
Drone Used To Search For Missing San Francisco Teacher In El Dorado National ForestThe 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.
Amazon Proposes Prime Slice Of Air Space For Drone DeliveryAmazon is making a pitch for a prime slice of air space to facilitate high speed package delivery using drones.
California Bill Would Let Firefighters Destroy Drones Interfering With Public SafetyAnyone caught flying a drone over a fire or emergency scene could have it destroyed under a proposed bill.
Fire Officials Urge Drone Pilots To Stay Away From California Wildfire ZonesBoth California and federal fire agencies teamed up Friday to deliver a strong message to the public: don't fly drones over wildfires.
Amazon Says Drones Would Deliver Packages In 30 Minutes Or LessBorrowing a pizza delivery motto, online retail giant Amazon told Congress Wednesday it is developing the technology to use drones to deliver packages in 30 minutes or less, a broad expansion of unmanned flight that is raising concerns about safety, security and privacy.
Stanford Student Works On Drones Delivering Humanitarian Aid To War Zones, Disaster Areas In war zones, it's often too dangerous to send supplies by ground or conventional aircraft. A Stanford student has come up with a solution that could be used to aid people who are hungry or in need of medical attention.