Articles Tagged With ‘Facebook’

Paul Flores gets Googled

Meet Paul Flores, the former Cal Poly student who is the last known person to see Kristin Smart alive the night she disappeared from campus in May 1996. The undated photograph, posted on Facebook by Smart family friend Dennis Mahon,... (Continue reading)

‘Sesame Street’: Bert and Ernie aren’t gay

In case you were wondering, Bert and Ernie are not gay, according to a statement “Sesame Street” released Thursday on its Facebook page. [Yahoo] The statement came in response to an online campaign to calling for the pair to... (Continue reading)

Fox News site gets 8,000 death threats

More than 8,000 death threats were posted recently on the Fox News Facebook page after the communications director for American Atheists, Blair Scott, appeared on the network’s “America Live.” [All Facebook] Blair was discussing the group’s lawsuit to stop the... (Continue reading)

Facebook takes down California inmate accounts

Inmates with unauthorized access to cell phones have been posting Facebook pages from inside California prisons, as well as trolling victims’ pages and harassing them, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. As a result, prison authorities have... (Continue reading)

Kristin Smart story to go national on Monday

The case of Kristin Smart, the Cal Poly student missing for the last 15 years, gets national exposure Monday night, thanks to a television show on the Lifetime Channel. Smart’s story will be the subject of next week’s episode of... (Continue reading)

SLO firefighter pleads not guilty to assault

A local firefighter who was arrested for allegedly beating a man unconscious at Pappy McGregor’s in San Luis Obispo plead not guilty Thursday to felony charges of assault and battery In early June, John Ryan Mason, 34, allegedly beat Jory... (Continue reading)

Facebook fatigue?

New figures released Monday report that Facebook, the popular social networking site, lost members in both the U.S. and Canada last month. [AFP] Facebook had 687 million members at the start of June, said Inside Facebook, which closely tracks developments... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo firefighter allegedly a wedding basher

A San Luis Obispo firefighter who put one man in the hospital during a wedding after-party earlier this month, allegedly bashed another man over the head with a full bottle of champagne during a 1997 wedding in Los Osos. CalCoastNews has... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles internet predator accused of raping teens

A Paso Robles registered sex offender is facing charges he allegedly sexually victimized three San Luis Obispo County girls between the ages of 13 and 17 he contacted through social media sites. Paso Robles Police are planning to charge Shaun... (Continue reading)

Lie down and tell me all about it

OPINION By DANIEL BLACKBURN “It’s complicated,” wrote Adam Hill on Facebook recently, referring to his marital status. With this not-so-cryptic plunge into the swirling, dark waters of the new social media, the San Luis Obispo County supervisor now has embraced... (Continue reading)