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  • Amber Alerts, social media 'keyboard crime fighters' aided search for abducted girl

    Amber Alerts, social media 'keyboard crime fighters' aided search for abducted girl
    Police and relatives of abducted girl Caitlyn Virts credited the use of the Amber Alert system and the quick, eager fingers of social media users with helping authorities find the 11-year-old in Florence, S.C., on Friday.
  • Michael Dell: Poster boy for a Proposition 13 tweak?

    Michael Dell: Poster boy for a Proposition 13 tweak?
    Here's a suggestion for Assemblymen Raul Bocanegra (D-Pacoima) and Tom Ammiano (D-San Francisco) as they push a bill to close an outrageous loophole in Proposition 13: Call it "Michael's Law." Lawmakers routinely play on the public's sentiments when...

    L.A. Now Live: Cellphone Amber Alerts startle Californians

    L.A. Now Live: Cellphone Amber Alerts startle Californians
    If you were jolted awake Monday night by an Amber Alert on your phone, you weren’t alone. For the first time, California had notified the public of an Amber Alert—a suspected child abduction—through the state's cellphone network....

    California issues first cellphone Amber Alert, opt-out available

    California issues first cellphone Amber Alert, opt-out available
    Monday marked the first time in California that officials notified the public of a statewide Amber Alert through their cellphones, a California Highway Patrol official said. It differed from phone to phone, but sometime between late Monday and early...

    Facebook to broadcast AMBER Alerts for abducted children

     
    The AMBER Alert program, which broadcasts emergency bulletins about child abductions, got a big new friend Wednesday when Facebook announced that its more than 500 million users would be able to sign up to receive the messages. Facebook has created 53 new...