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Local Comedy Writer Poses As Los Feliz Daycare On Twitter To Satirize Modern Parenting

An aspiring comedian is focusing his humor at “modern” parenting, posing as the operator of a Los Feliz daycare center over Twitter.

10/18/2014

Sergio Castanon Sr. does not believe his son, Sergio Jr., was serious when he allegedly posted threats against Pierce College on his Facebook page. (credit: CBS)

Father Of Man Accused Of Threatening Pierce College Says He Was Only Joking

“There’s nothing to worry [about],” the man’s father said, “I know my son.”

10/16/2014

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GM Uses Facebook, Phone calls To Get Recalled Cars Fixed

Despite the heavy publicity surrounding the scandal, many drivers evidently haven’t heard of the recall or haven’t grasped how serious the defect is…

10/08/2014

Ryker Wixom poses for his mother, Collette Wixom, the woman behind Instagram's @ministylehacker (credit: CBS)

Santa Clarita Boy, 4, Becomes Internet Sensation As Instagram’s ‘Mini Style Hacker’

Ryker’s mother, Collette Wixom, says her unexpectedly became a fashion-forward internet star after she founded @ministylehacker on Instagram six months ago.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/08/2014

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Clinical Psychologist Discusses Warning Signs For Potentially Unstable Teens

While the concerns over student safety remain, CBS2’s Laurie Perez spoke with a specialist to learn the warning signs for teens who are potentially dangerous to themselves or others.

08/19/2014

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Police: Santa Clarita Teen Made School-Shooting Threats As Prank

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested for allegedly making an online threat to shoot students in the Santa Clarita Valley.

08/17/2014

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Stranger Discovers Stolen Car After Owner’s Plea For Help On Facebook

When a woman’s SUV was stolen from her driveway Monday morning, she published a plea for help over Facebook, where a perfect stranger came to the rescue.

08/12/2014

In this handout provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) from the GOES-East satellite, four separate weather system  (L-R) Halong, Genevieve, Iselle, and Julio are tracked in the Pacific Ocean off the west coast of the United States. In this handout provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) from the GOES-East satellite, four separate weather system  (L-R) Halong, Genevieve, Iselle, and Julio are tracked in the Pacific Ocean off the west coast of the United States.  (Photo credit: NOAA via Getty Images)

As Severe Weather Limits Communication In Hawaiian Islands, Many Take To Social Media

Many took to social media Friday to communicate their safety as the severe weather in some parts of the Hawaiian Islands has limited phone and television reception.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/08/2014

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OK Cupid Latest Social Media Site Admitting To Manipulating Users’ Data

In the wake of all the backlash directed at Facebook for manipulating users’ data, dating website OK Cupid has just admitted to doing the same thing.

07/30/2014

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OC Teen Arrested In Threats Made Against Surfing Competition On Social Media

Police would not explain the violent threat in detail but said it was made on social media and posted Thursday.

07/25/2014

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It’s No Longer Illegal For Jurors To Use Electronic Devices During Trials

Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB2683 on Tuesday, repealing a law that made it a misdemeanor to disobey a judge’s order to stay off electronic devices during a trial.

07/08/2014

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Facebook Comes Clean About Social Experiment On Nearly 700K Users

Facebook is coming clean about a social experiment it conducted on nearly 700,000 of its users two years ago.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/30/2014

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Some Couples Participating In Social Media Prenups

Some couples are now participating in so-called social media prenups.

06/05/2014

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Live Social Media Unlikely To Happen During World Cup Due To Very Poor Service In Brazil

Ecstatic soccer fans unable to celebrate a World Cup win with real-time Tweets, or post “selfies” of themselves from inside stadiums. Or worse, emergency calls blocked by jammed cellphone towers unable to handle the volume.

05/23/2014

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Tips For Your Next Road Trip

Going on a road trip? Here’s a list of great tips to make your outing that much better.

05/20/2014

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