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January 19, 2024

A group of tech billionaires want a Solano County ballot initiative allowing them “to build a city from scratch,” on land purchased near Travis Air Force Base, California, according to The Los Angeles Times. The secretive purchase had raised concerns that the potential buyers were foreign nationals….

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service and Boingo Wireless have constructed a new cell tower with 5G coverage at Army Garrison Hawaii’s Helemano Military Reservation, according to a press release. “This infrastructure will provide our soldiers and their families with reliable access to emergency services, facilitate communication with loved ones, and support the seamless conduct of daily business,” said Lt. Col. Izabella Lundy, commander of 307th Expeditionary Signal Battalion – Enhanced. “Witnessing the collaborative efforts of numerous organizations to make this project a reality has been truly inspiring.”

SITELAB urban studio/CMG rendering of proposed Solano County community via Los Angeles Times

January 19, 2024

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