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YouTube Stars Find Acceptance Online, In Person At VidCon

Ingrid Nilsen has been brought to tears. The 26-year-old YouTube star openly wept as she was showered with cheers and applause from an enthusiastic crowd at this weekend’s VidCon.

07/25/2015

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VidCon Gives Fans Chance To See Online Video Stars In Person

A swarm of spontaneous selfie sessions has commenced in the lobby of the Anaheim Convention Center as hundreds of fans have gathered for impromptu interaction with folks they watch online.

07/24/2015

Nikki Catsouras (center) was killed in 2006 while driving along the 241 Toll Road in Lake Forest. (credit: CBS)

OC Family Pushes For Late Daughter’s ‘Right To Be Forgotten’ Online

The family of an Orange County woman killed in a 2006 car crash is still fighting to keep graphic pictures of her death off the Internet.

07/15/2015

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Only On 2: Teen Shares Horror Of Discovering Her Nude Photos Leaked Online

The teenager, who asked CBS2/KCAL9 to protect her identity, shared a letter she wrote to anyone in her situation experiencing the horror of having nude photos leaked on the internet.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/13/2015

Christina Lemon is a self-described fashionista who has starred in a series of plays by celebrity designer Octavio Carlin. (CBS)

Designer Dresses At Rock-Bottom Prices? Fashionista Finds Online Retailers Don’t Always Deliver

For bargain hunters, online clothing discounts can sometimes prove irresistible.

04/30/2015

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LAPD Officers Victims Of ‘Doxxing’ In Wake Of Fatal Skid Row Shooting

Someone posted their private information online, including names, addresses, and their kids’ schools.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/03/2015

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The Salvation Army Goes Hi-Tech, Partners With Start-Up To Bring Angel Tree Program Online

The Salvation Army Southern California has partnered with a start-up to bring its beloved Angel Tree program online this year.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/25/2014

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More Online Shops Return To Brick And Mortar As ‘Guide Stores’ Pop Up Across LA

CBS2’s Suzanne Marques reports “guide stores” are popping up to help customers feel more confident with their purchases.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/24/2014

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YouTube Star’s Viral ‘Prank’ Backfires, Considered Sexual Assault By Many

After a clip was uploaded to Sam Pepper’s channel last week, showing him asking women for directions and then grabbing their behinds, some say the YouTuber has gone too far.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/22/2014

Don Diamont, the actor who plays publishing magnate  Bill Spencer, has been named one of PEOPLE Magazine's Most Beautiful People twice. No surprise. (credit: CBS)

‘Bold & Beautiful’ Watch & Win Sweepstakes Prize: Location Tour

The new feature kicks off with a virtual travelog showing 22 different locations where the popular soap has taped memorable scenes around the Southland.

06/26/2014

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CSULB Graduate’s Picture Breastfeeding In Cap And Gown Sparks Controversy

A Cal State Long Beach student is sparking controversy over her decision to post a picture of herself online breastfeeding her daughter during her graduation ceremony.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/11/2014

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Effort To Post Day Care Info Online Moves Forward In Sacramento

A bill that would require California to place child day care records online is headed to the state Senate after sailing through the Assembly.

06/04/2014

The character Firewire (above) is part of a new campaign by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to teach young people about the dangers of online environments.  (Photo courtesy ICE.gov)

‘Think Before You Click': Project iGuardian Takes Aim At Cyber Safety

Federal and local law enforcement officials were expected Tuesday to announce the launch of a first-of-its-kind national cyber safety campaign.

03/25/2014

A man accused of molesting a teen lives in this Pasadena house, according to police. (credit: CBS)

Pasadena Man, 52, Accused Of Molesting Teen Boy He Met Online

Police said the boy’s parents came home and discovered the 52-year-old man molesting the boy Saturday night.

03/02/2014

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