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SLO Police seeks assistance over Facebook post

The San Luis Obispo Police Department has asked the FBI to investigate a Facebook post the department determined poses a threat to local officers and their families. [Tribune] On Dec. 23, a San Luis Obispo resident posted his anger at... (Continue reading)

SEC charges Santa Barbara company with fraud

The Securities and Exchange Commission charged a Santa Barbara based stock promoter last week with fraudulently raising nearly $3.5 million from investors purportedly to purchase Facebook and Twitter shares prior to their initial public offerings (IPOs). The SEC alleges that... (Continue reading)

Feds using Facebook to catch drug offenders

Facebook is ordering the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to stop using fake profiles on its social media site to conduct investigations. [ABC News] The DEA is currently facing a lawsuit from a New York woman who alleges the agency used... (Continue reading)

Is law enforcement using Facebook to bust pot users?

By KAREN VELIE Law enforcement agencies throughout the country are using Facebook to help them catch criminals, and on the Central Coast, officers may have taken it a step further. Many departments are now training officers on how to navigate... (Continue reading)

Avila Beach partygoers protest Forever Never Land

Upset partygoers are taking to social media and threatening a lawsuit over a 21-and-up festival in Avila Beach over the weekend that did not deliver what it promised. Forever Never Land, a weekend-long music festival with booze-filled activities occurred as... (Continue reading)

Cake thief identified through Facebook

A Morro Bay man who snatched a chocolate cake from the Madonna Inn in San Luis Obispo was identified after the restaurant personnel placed a video of the theft on Facebook. A Facebook user identified the cake thief as Shea... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo Tribune commenters required to use Facebook

The San Luis Obispo Tribune began requiring commenters to belong to Facebook in order to comment on stories on Sunday. This weekend, several McClatchy papers began requiring commenters to have a Facebook account in an attempt to improve the tone... (Continue reading)

Hill tries to divert spotlight away from his fiancée

By CALCOASTNEWS STAFF An Arroyo Grande marketing company that worked on the successful re-election bid of San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill has launched a new website attacking those who question Hill and his fiancée’s actions. “Some friends have... (Continue reading)

California students create Facebook friendship with benefits

A Christian student group is calling a new Facebook application “the evilest app ever.” [SF Gate] In time for Valentines Day, the Bang With Friends app allows Facebook users to schedule sex sessions in a no-nonsense manner. BWF has “already... (Continue reading)

Historic Fremont Theatre closing its doors

After 70 years of service, the Fremont Theatre will be closing its doors after the last shows tonight, the theater’s management announced on its Facebook page. “On behalf of everyone who has been with the company over the years, we’d... (Continue reading)



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