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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.


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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.


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Calif. Tests New System To Crack Down On Prison Cell Phones

California prison officials seized nearly 11,000 cell phones last year, some used to arrange extortions and assaults, others used by the likes of cult killer Charles Manson to connect with the outside world after more than four decades behind bars.


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New Apps Hope To Prevent Texting While Driving

The dangers of texting while driving are obvious, but that doesn’t mean a lot of motorists are not doing it.

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Brown Orders 48K Cell Phones To Be Collected

Government-paid cell phones will be the first casualty of Gov. Jerry Brown’s cost-cutting measures.


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CHP Cracks Down On Distracted Drivers

California Highway Patrol officers and other law enforcement agencies will be out in full force Tuesday and Wednesday to make sure drivers aren’t texting or using their cell phones without wireless headsets.


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LOL: Adults Catching Up To Texting Teens

Are your thumbs tired? A new study suggests if you’re over the age of 18, you may have just recently caught on to the text-messaging trend.