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February 21, 1989
HOW TO PARTICIPATE 1. Register with the city and sign a form pledging to obey computer laws and releasing the city from any liability. 2. The city issues each participant a user identification number and a 15-page instruction manual. The resident chooses a password. 3. Residents can use any kind of home computer, or ones set up in public centers, to access the system and need no special software--merely a modem to connect the computer with the city system by telephone. 4.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 27, 1998
The draft of the city's telecommunications master plan, which is intended to guide municipal telecommunications development for the next five years, is available for public comment through April 13. Two of the plan's central goals are to create a network linking the city's governmental and educational institutions and to ensure residents' universal access to telecommunication services, said Kate Vernez, senior management analyst for the city.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 11, 1989 | TRACY WILKINSON, Times Staff Writer
Santa Monica's electronics wizard, Ken Phillips, did not expect to be overwhelmed by potential users demanding access to a new computer network at City Hall. A couple of queries a day would probably trickle in, he thought. It's a good thing Phillips knows computers better than he predicts human curiosity. Within two days of the innovative network's debut, more than 250 people were clamoring to sign on.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 11, 1989 | TRACY WILKINSON, Times Staff Writer
Santa Monica's electronics wizard, Ken Phillips, did not expect to be overwhelmed by potential users demanding access to a new computer network at City Hall. A couple of queries a day would probably trickle in, he thought. It's a good thing Phillips knows computers better than he predicts human curiosity. Within two days of the innovative network's debut, more than 250 people were clamoring to sign on.
NEWS
February 21, 1989 | TRACY WILKINSON, Times Staff Writer
Santa Monica is officially "on line." Starting today, residents can sign on to their personal computers and, in effect, talk to City Hall. Declaring itself "the city of the future," Santa Monica has activated a new computer network that puts a storehouse of information--ranging from where to get a parking permit to what books are checked out of the local library--at the fingertips of city residents with access to a computer keyboard.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 27, 1998
The draft of the city's telecommunications master plan, which is intended to guide municipal telecommunications development for the next five years, is available for public comment through April 13. Two of the plan's central goals are to create a network linking the city's governmental and educational institutions and to ensure residents' universal access to telecommunication services, said Kate Vernez, senior management analyst for the city.
NEWS
February 21, 1989
HOW TO PARTICIPATE 1. Register with the city and sign a form pledging to obey computer laws and releasing the city from any liability. 2. The city issues each participant a user identification number and a 15-page instruction manual. The resident chooses a password. 3. Residents can use any kind of home computer, or ones set up in public centers, to access the system and need no special software--merely a modem to connect the computer with the city system by telephone. 4.
NEWS
February 21, 1989 | TRACY WILKINSON, Times Staff Writer
Santa Monica is officially "on line." Starting today, residents can sign on to their personal computers and, in effect, talk to City Hall. Declaring itself "the city of the future," Santa Monica has activated a new computer network that puts a storehouse of information--ranging from where to get a parking permit to what books are checked out of the local library--at the fingertips of city residents with access to a computer keyboard.
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