Articles Tagged With ‘Internet’




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Paso Robles police arrest teens over Snapchat gun threat

A Snapchat threat that led to the lockdown of four Paso Robles schools on Tuesday has resulted in the arrest of two teens on a firearm charge. [Cal Coast Times] On Tuesday morning, a Paso Robles High School student met... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly shooter threat appears overblown

A social media post that appeared to reference a shooter on the Cal Poly campus on Wednesday made rounds online Tuesday night, prompting a flurry of concerned comments from university students and community members. However, campus officials are saying Wednesday... (Continue reading)

SLO County Court fees give injustice free reign

OPINION by STEW JENKINS Twenty-eight of the fifty-six signers of the Declaration of Independence were lawyers. San Luis Obispo County’s Superior Court Judges have finally answered a question I’ve long pondered. Why were so many lawyers the driving force behind... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay police chief tussles with YouTuber

During a dispute on Tuesday between Morro Bay police and a YouTuber who films officers, Police Chief Greg Allen and another officer physically took the cameraman to the ground after he refused to provide identification, video shows. Footage of the... (Continue reading)

Fraudulent Facebook and Twitter scheme lands Montecito man in jail

FBI agents arrested a Montecito resident on Wednesday for allegedly running several fraudulent investment schemes, one related to Facebook and Twitter stock. [Cal Coast Times] Efstratios “Elias” Argyropoulos, 71, operated two Santa Barbara investment services firms – Prima Capital and... (Continue reading)

Another Adam Hill blowup, this one over a Tribune opinion

Less than a month after losing the board chairmanship because of allegations of bullying and a lack of decorum, San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill sent a string of Facebook messages chastising a Pismo Beach man over his commentary... (Continue reading)

California deems Backpage.com a brothel, arrests the CEO

Backpage.com is the world’s top online brothel, and its CEO, Carl Ferrer, is a pimp, according to the California Attorney General’s Office. Authorities have arrested Ferrer on felony charges of pimping, pimping a minor and conspiracy to commit pimping. Backpage... (Continue reading)

Facebook should tell Congress to f**k off

OPINION by PETER SCHEER Facebook wants you, me and the federal government to believe that the selection and prominence of content on Facebook, particularly in its “trending stories” feature, has nothing to do with human judgment or choice. This has... (Continue reading)

California may fine jurors for Internet use

A bill in the California Legislature proposes giving judges the power to fine jurors up to $1,500 for social media and Internet use violations. Currently, judges only have the authority to hold jurors in contempt of court if they violate... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara County Man accused of producing child porn

A Carpinteria man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly producing, receiving, distributing and possessing child pornography – crimes he allegedly committed soon after completing a state prison term as a result of other child pornography offenses. Christopher Robin Coates, 41, is... (Continue reading)



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