Articles Tagged With ‘Internet’

Paso Robles man arrested for possession of child porn

Paso Robles police arrested a registered sex offender on Thursday for possession of child porn. Police received a tip that Robert McGuire, 37, was browsing Facebook at the Apple Store in San Luis Obispo. McGuire is barred from possessing a... (Continue reading)

SLO man accuses Rep. Sam Farr of racism

A San Luis Obispo man has labeled Rep. Sam Farr, considered to be one of the most progressive liberals in Congress, a racist. [Herald] The man making the allegations, Scott Barnes, 58, is known to have duped Ross Perot, ABC’s... (Continue reading)

Newspapers shrink, one expands

While most newspapers throughout the state are shrinking, one California newspaper owner has chosen to increase quality and content. [Huffington Post] The Orange County Register has increased its community news section nearly five-fold, added more investigative reporting and about 75... (Continue reading)

CalCoastNews’ top stories of 2012

By CALCOASTNEWS STAFF “Law enforcement officers have names for the girls offering them sex on the beat: Badge Bunny. Holster Sniffer. Uniform Jumper. Handcuff Hugger. In Paso Robles, brethren in blue have one more: The Chief.” And with those words... (Continue reading)

This spy is as close as your TV

Your digital video recorder may soon be watching you in the privacy of your home, recording your reaction to television commercials. Verizon has filed for a patent on a DVR that is equipped with a camera and recorder. Information gathered... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo Tribune putting up a paywall

The San Luis Obispo Tribune announced it plans to start charging readers on Dec. 5 for online access. Online viewers who do not already subscribe to the paper will be prompted, after viewing 15 pages in a 30-day period, to... (Continue reading)

SLO political cartoon videos

Mysterious cartoonist SLO Shank’s two latest videos portray discussions between San Luis Obispo mayoral candidates Jan Marx and Steve Barasch  and city attorney Christine Dietrick and Councilman John Ashbaugh. SLO Shank regularly posts his videos on YouTube.... (Continue reading)

Online poker effort fails

Infighting between diverse factions of an online poker advocates group has resulted in dissolution of the two-year lobbying effort mounted by the California Online Poker Association. [Sacramento Bee] The group has spent nearly $2 million in its heretofore failed quest... (Continue reading)

Business booms for local porn purveyor

By DANIEL BLACKBURN PART TWO: Inside the porn business Over the past seven years, Paso Robles resident Gary Lee has conducted his business quietly… some might say, under the radar. He doesn’t advertise in the local media, or rub elbows... (Continue reading)

CSU system to offer online university

The California State University system is slated to launch a system-wide online university in 2013 that could eventually expand enrollment by 250,000 students. [InsideBayArea] Budget cutbacks to California’s state-funded universities have resulted in fewer classes and reduced student enrollment. The... (Continue reading)