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Santa Barabara woman, world’s oldest Facebook user, dies

Edythe Kirchmaier

A Santa Barbara woman known for her devotion to charity work and her profile on Facebook has died at the age of 107. Edythe Kirchmaier gained fame late in life by becoming the world’s oldest Facebook user. She signed up... (Continue reading)

Supervisor Hill responds to CCN’s questions

Adam Hill, photo by Daniel Blackburn

San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill responded to a set of CalCoastNews questions about his work for a consulting business with a claim on his campaign Facebook page that he is not a paid lobbyist or consultant. Hill is... (Continue reading)

Mayor Tom O’Malley under fire for anti-Muslim post

Facebook Tom O'Malley

By CCN STAFF As the international debate over religious intolerance rages, comments shared by Atascadero Mayor Tom O’Malley on Facebook have led to criticism and outrage from supporters and opponents. On Sept. 24, O’Malley posted a link to a conspiracy... (Continue reading)

Conspiracy theorist attacks banks, police and top corporation

From Meissner's Facebook page

Armed with a sling shot and metal balls, a 26-year-old Morro Bay man allegedly opened fire on the windows of 11 bank buildings, as well as the San Luis Obispo Apple Store and the Morro Bay Police Department, during two recent... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly freshman killed in crash

Keigen and Amy Langholff

A Cal Poly architecture student traveling to his brother’s graduation died on Friday, his mother posted on Facebook. Keigen Langholff had enrolled in Cal Poly last Year. He was headed to his younger brother’s graduation in Silverdale Wash. when he... (Continue reading)

Is Morro Bay parks official a government troll?

By CCN Staff CLARIFICATION: CalCoastNews erred when it wrote that Aaron Ochs was considering getting a gun. To clarify Ochs’ statement, he said it was recommended by an unnamed individual that he get a firearm. Here is what Ochs wrote... (Continue reading)

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)

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