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Court Rules California Drivers Can Read Cell Phone Maps

Drivers in California can legally read a map on their hand-held cellphones while behind the wheel, a state appeals court ruled Thursday.

02/27/2014

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New Report Finds Dialing Most Dangerous Driving Distraction

Drivers have heard of the dangers of texting and driving, but a new report finds dialing and driving could be even more hazardous.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/01/2014

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Chase Garcia are accused of a string of vehicle robberies. (credit: LA County Sheriff's Dept.)

Deputies Nab Duo Suspected In String Of Valencia-Area Vehicle Robberies

Santa Clarita detectives have announced the arrest of two men they say are responsible for a string of vehicle robberies in the Valencia area.

06/13/2013

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Gov. Brown Signs Phone Bill Curbing Oversight On Calls Made Over The Net

Gov. Jerry Brown announced Friday that he had signed a bill curbing regulatory oversight of phone calls made over the internet.

09/28/2012

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Apple’s $1B Patent Verdict Could Corner Market

It was the $1 billion question Saturday: What does Apple Inc.’s victory in an epic patent dispute over its fiercest rival mean for the U.S. smartphone industry?

08/25/2012

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Geek Squad’s Sylvia Gutierrez Discusses Tech Tips For Lost Devices

The Geek Squad’s Sylvia Gutierrez stopped by KCAL9 Thursday to show viewers lock, locate and recover tech tips for mobile devices.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/23/2012

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Your Choice: Would You Rather Have a Cell Phone, or This?

Certainly, nobody who remembers that first solo drive to pick up friends would trade the experience for texting said friends from the family room.

05/29/2012

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Only On CBS2: More Inmates Using Internet On Cell Phones To Orchestrate Crimes

More than 700 million people use Facebook – among them are some of California’s most-hardened prisoners. CBS2’s Jeff Nguyen recently visited local prisons to see how inmates are accessing the internet and social networking sites from cell phones.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/24/2012

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AT&T Objected To Proposed Regulations Just Weeks Before Massive Outage

It was the day AT&T cell phones went dead throughout Los Angeles, and now, KNX 1070’s investigative reporter Charles Feldman tells us why the phone company is being so mysterious about what happened.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/11/2011

Paris Hilton presents "Supermartxe" party at Privilege Club on July 30, 2010 in Ibiza, Spain.  (credit: Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images)

Paris Hilton Loses 2 Mobile Devices On The Way To Philippines

Paris Hilton is suffering a new bout of cellphone drama. The heiress-turned-TV star reportedly lost two mobile devices on a flight to the Philippines for a visit to promote a hotel resort.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/14/2011

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Audit: LA Wasted $1M On City-Issued Cell Phones

City Controller Wendy Greuel says a new audit shows the city of Los Angeles wasted an estimated $1 million on cell phone costs for public employees.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/11/2011

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2 Arrested After 3 USC Students Are Robbed Near Campus

Authorities are searching for several men who robbed three University of Southern California students as they were talking on their cell phones near campus.

04/13/2011

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Statewide Crackdown On Distracted Driving Kicks Off Monday

Los Angeles police plan to join a statewide “zero tolerance” enforcement crackdown on drivers texting or using their cell phones without hands-free technology, officers said Sunday.

04/03/2011

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Audit: City-Issued Cell Phones Cost Almost $5M A Year

An audit released Tuesday says the city of Los Angeles could save almost $5 million a year by taking back the cell phones issued to employees.

03/01/2011

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Cell Phones Allowed At PGA Tour Events

Golf fans now can bring cell phones to PGA Tour events, just not at the Northern Trust Open this weekend at Riviera Country Club.

02/15/2011

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