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Opening Arguments Begin In Twitter Defamation Case Against Courtney Love

Opening arguments will begin Wednesday in the trial of Courtney Love, who was accused of defaming a former attorney on the social media site Twitter.

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Actor Shia LaBeouf stands on the red carpet prior the screening of "The company you keep" during the 69th Venice Film Festival on September 6, 2012 at Venice Lido. (credit: Tiziana Fabi/AFP/GettyImages)

Publicity Stunt Or Reality? Actor Shia LaBeouf Uses Skywriter To Announce He’s Retiring

Actor Shia LaBeouf, known for his roles in the “Transformers” series and the former Disney show “Even Stevens,” announced he’s retiring from public life in a very public way.


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LAFD Resumes Twitter Account Activity After ‘Temporary Hiatus’

Call it a short-lived social media sabbatical for the Los Angeles Fire Department.


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Instagram Diet: Recent ‘Food-Tography’ Trend On Social Media May Curb Appetite, Study Says

The recent trend of “Food-tography”, or snapping a shot of your meal to share with your friends over social media, may have a greater impact on nutrition than you think.


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Alhambra PD First In Nation To Use Chinese ‘Twitter’ For Crime Fighting

A San Gabriel Valley police department has become the first law enforcement agency to create a “Wiebo”.

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Power Restored To 6K In Hermosa Beach

More than 7,000 California Edison customers were left without power due to an outage in Hermosa Beach Sunday caused by parrots.


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LA Regional Food Bank Campaigns For Donations On ‘Giving Tuesday’

The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank Tuesday asked the public for food and monetary donations as part of the national “Giving Tuesday” campaign.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/03/2013

Customers shop for electronics items during 'Black Friday' at a Best Buy store on November 25, 2011 San Diego, California. Thousands of consumers are queuing at various stores across the nation to take advantage of 'Black Friday' deals as the holiday shopping season begins in America. (credit: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

Black Friday Meets Social Media As Sellers Seek An Edge

Retailers are taking to targeting customers over social media sites for 2013′s Black Friday.


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Viral Video Prank Has Some Worried About The Safety Of Social Media

A prank video that has since gone viral has some people wondering is too much information on social media is literally too much information.


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‘Twitter Taxi’ Service Lets Riders Use Social Media To Play Music

What’s being billed as the world’s first Twitter-based taxi service is expected to celebrate its launch Thursday in Venice Beach.


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Clippers’ Matt Barnes Fined By NBA, Apologizes For Ejection, Profane Tweet

Matt Barnes is apologizing to his Los Angeles Clippers teammates and coaches for getting ejected and then sending out a profane tweet.


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Eyewitnesses, Celebrities Live Tweet Chaos From LAX

Thousands of passengers on planes and waiting to board flights witnessed a shooting Friday morning that wounded at least three people at Los Angeles International Airport’s Terminal 3, and many of them took to Twitter to give a live play by play of the chaos.


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Girl, 17, Arrested For Threatening To Shoot Students At Lawndale High Via Twitter

Authorities say they have arrested a 17-year-old girl Wednesday on suspicion of threatening to shoot students at Lawndale High School via Twitter.


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Shhh: Is It Possible To Keep Your Home Private Today?

Who’s watching you? What are they learning about you? And how can you turn it off?


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Get Excited About MLB Postseason By Taking Picture With World Series Trophy!

Well 10-time All-Star and Dodgers legend Steve Garvey stopped by KCAL9 Thursday to tell fans how they can get their picture taken with the World Series trophy and autographs from their favorite baseball legends!

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/03/2013