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College Students Help Build 3-D Printed, Military-Grade Drone Using Off-The-Shelf Components

A group of engineering professors and college students have come up with a 3D-printed drone for the U.S. Department of Defense.

09/17/2014

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Missing Assault Rifles Lead Feds To End Surplus Weapons Giveaways To San Mateo, Napa County Sheriff’s Offices

The delivery of mine-resistant vehicles to local law enforcement agencies last month generated outcry about the ills of militarizing police agencies in the United States. Those cries could grow louder now that some of the other weapons in that program are unaccounted for.

09/12/2014

Navy Blue Angels F/A-18 Hornet (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mayor Ed Lee Announces Return of The Blue Angels To Fleet Week 2014

Mayor Lee also points out the importance of disaster preparedness…

09/10/2014

Eric Swalwell

East Bay Congressman Says U.S. Must Lead Regional Effort To Attack ISIS

President Obama will speak to the nation on Wednesday to address the continuing threat of ISIS in Iraq and Syria. East Bay Congressman Eric Swalwell, who returned from a trip to the Middle East, said the U.S. should lead a regional effort to attack ISIS.

09/08/2014

Davis' MRAP armored vehicle (CBS)

Davis City Council Tells Police To Tank Bulletproof Vehicle

The Davis City Council has told the Davis Police Department to return its armored vehicle to the military within 60 days and to consider other alternatives for protection on four wheels.

08/28/2014

A four alarm fire burns the barracks on Mare Island. (CBS)

4-Alarm Fire Burns Barracks On Mare Island In Vallejo

A four-alarm fire at old military barracks on Mare Island in Vallejo Sunday night is under control, a fire official said.

08/10/2014

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Supporters, Opponents Of Iraq Air Strikes Authorized By Obama Hold Dueling Protests In San Francisco

Hundreds of protesters took to the streets in San Francisco Friday afternoon to speak out against an escalating situation in Iraq in which an Islamic militant group is taking over portions of the country and killing and displacing thousands of civilians.

08/08/2014

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (sanmateocountynews.wordpress.com/Creative Commons)

Bay Area Assyrians Call For More International Military, Humanitarian Involvement In Iraq

The Assyrian American Association of the Bay Area was staging a rally Friday morning at the United Nations Plaza in San Francisco to call for urgent humanitarian aide and international military support in Iraq against ISIS militants.

08/08/2014

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Rep. Honda Proposes Bill To Keep Military Body Armor ‘Out Of Wrong Hands’

Rep. Mike Honda, D-San Jose, Wednesday announced legislation that would block civilians from accessing military-grade body armor to prevent criminals from using them in gun battles with law enforcement.

08/06/2014

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First City Fest Offering Discounted Tickets to First Responders & Military

The Monterey music festival is offering discounted tickets to military & first responders. Details at Live105.com…

07/29/2014

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