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California classic license plates. (DMV)

Despite Criticism, Los Altos Adopts Controversial License Plate Surveillance Policy

After a year on the beat, a license plate scanner used by Los Altos Police now has a new policy for how long that data can be stored.

08/29/2014

September 11 memorial license plate. (CBS)

California 9/11 Relatives To Get Second Shot At Scholarships Funded By Memorial License Plates

Relatives of Californians who died in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks will get a second chance to apply for college scholarships under legislation signed by Gov. Jerry Brown after investigations found that the state mishandled the program.

08/22/2014

Surveillance Camera (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Fremont Votes For Surveillance Camera, License Plate Reader System

The Fremont City Council has voted unanimously to set up a system of surveillance cameras to watch who is going in and out of town.

06/17/2014

California classic license plates. (DMV)

California DMV To Produce Retro-Looking Black And Yellow License Plates

Drivers in the Golden State can take a trip down memory lane, no matter what vehicle they own. The California Department of Motor Vehicles announced this week they will issue some retro-looking license plates.

06/06/2014

A 'Snoopy' commemorative license plate supporting California museums. (California DMV)

State Senate Approves Snoopy License Plate Bill

The state Senate has passed a bill allowing the DMV to issue a commemorative license plate featuring Snoopy, Charles Schulz’s beloved `Peanuts’ character.

09/13/2013

A surveillance camera (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Piedmont OKs Surveillance Cameras At Entry Points To Capture License Plates

Piedmont is moving forward with plans to install cameras to record the license plates of all cars that drive into town.

05/07/2013

Cars pass through the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Target Date Set for Golden Gate Bridge Electronic Toll Switch

Officials at the Golden Gate Bridge say they have targeted March 27, 2013 as the date they hope to switch exclusively to electronic tolls.

02/08/2013

Cars pass through the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Workers Test New Electronic Toll System On Golden Gate Bridge

Workers on the span have begun to test the new all-electronic tolling system Wednesday morning, in hopes of fully implementing it by late March.

01/30/2013

Golden Gate Bridge

Golden Gate Bridge Switching To Electronic-Only Toll-Takers

Drivers using the Golden Gate Bridge will see the anticipated major change from human toll-takers to an all-electronic toll system beginning early next year.

09/19/2012

September 11 memorial license plate. (CBS)

California 9/11 License Plate Fund Raided For Deficits, Brown Orders Audit

A review by The Associated Press of the $15 million collected since lawmakers approved the “California Memorial Scholarship Program” shows only a small fraction of the money went to scholarships.

05/29/2012

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