By Mark T. Hansen and Robert B. Milligan

Is geographic information system (GIS) data available under the Freedom of Information Act?  The California Supreme Court says “yes”.

Pursuant to the California Public Records Act, the Sierra Club sought access to information contained in the Orange County’s “OC Landbase,” a large database holding information about land parcels in the county, in
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