LAPD to Outfit Officers with Body Cameras
About 700 police officers in Los Angeles will start wearing body cameras next month. It's the first step toward equipping all 7,000 LAPD patrol officers with body cameras in the next two years. Although LAPD will be the largest department in the state to deploy body cameras, the Oakland Police Department already uses them, and San Jose could roll out its own program soon.
Remote Mojave Desert Town Blasts Off Into the Future
When an experimental passenger spacecraft called Space Ship Two crashed during a test flight in the Mojave Desert back in October, attention focused on the company behind it: Virgin Galactic. Less attention was given to the small community of Mojave, population 4,500, where Space Ship Two was born. A growing number of young rocket scientists and entrepreneurs are slowly transforming this remote desert outpost into a space industry boomtown.