Articles Tagged With ‘Facebook’




Hate speech vandalism in Arroyo Grande

Vandals broke into Mesa Middle School in Arroyo Grande over the weekend and covered classroom whiteboards in anti-black and Jewish graffiti, according to the San Luis Obispo Sheriff's department. Statements such as white power, fuck niggers and Jews alongside swastikas were... (Continue reading)

The death of blogging

Spending your time maintaining a blog? Forget about it. New research shows that more and more Internet consumers, especially among the young, are abandoning traditional blogs and posting everything on sites like Facebook and Twitter. [NY Times] The Internet and... (Continue reading)

Annie’s new owners unleash their anger on Facebook

The woman who adopted Annie the dog from county Animal Services last July finally broke her silence Friday night in a scathing public letter posted on Facebook. Using the pen name “Sasha Sampson,” the Arroyo Grande woman responded to the... (Continue reading)

Tony Cipolla signs off early from KSBY

Tony Cipolla has apparently left the building. Karen Daniels Cipolla announced–on Facebook–that her husband, the veteran KSBY news anchor, has decided to leave his job sooner than originally announced. Cipolla’s wife wrote a message to her Facebook Friends on Friday,... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly student wins big on “Wheel of Fortune”

Fourth year Biology major Katie Berger shouldn’t have any problem paying tuition after winning nearly $50,000 on TV’s “Wheel of Fortune.” [KSBY] The Cal Poly student won $49,493 in cash and prizes in an episode that aired locally Thursday night.... (Continue reading)

Facebook now second most-popular website

Facebook has surpassed Yahoo to become the second most popular web site in the U.S., according to Compete, a Web analytics firm. Only Google attracts more visitors. [Los Angeles Times] Facebook attracted nearly 134 million unique visitors just in January,... (Continue reading)

Committing Web 2.0 suicide

If your New Year’s resolution involves anything having to do with decreasing your presence on the Internet, you might want to check out the Web 2.0 Suicide Machine.  [Tech Crunch] This is not a joke. The Suicide Machine really does... (Continue reading)

Facebook friends: Pastor Doug

BY DAVID CONGALTON (One in an occasional series where CCN readers meet some of my Facebook Friends) These have been a tough few weeks for Doug Carroll of San Luis Obispo. He’s battled progressive MS for a decade now and... (Continue reading)