Gov. Jerry Brown said using a telephone while driving is a bad thing but fines are high enough already.
Take a look at your phone bill. Do you know what every item your provider is charging you?
With the threat of another disruptive protest looming, BART officials issued a letter to BART customers Saturday defending BART’s decision to interrupt cellphone service to prevent a protest on Aug. 11, and announcing that the issue would be discussed at a board meeting Wednesday.
The Federal Communications Commission is opening an investigation into the Bay Area Rapid Transit’s shutdown of cell service in order to disrupt a planned protest.
A recent study tracking people’s cellphone habits revealed something researchers might not have expected. The Pew Internet & American Life Project found that 13% of adults have faked being on the phone to avoid someone they didn’t want to talk to.
In an effort to persuade drivers not to break the law, a bill passed by the state legislature, and awaiting the governor’s signature, would raise the penalty from $20 to $309 for a first offense.
At the end of June, Pacific Gas and Electric plans to install SmartMeters in Soquel, Scotts Valley and Watsonville areas where opposition to the wireless devices has been strongest.
Police are trying to narrow down the exact whereabouts of 26-year-old Michelle Le’s cell phone activity after she was reported missing on Friday night.
A passenger train made an unscheduled stop in Oregon over a woman’s cell phone use and verbal confrontations with other passengers.
For many people, the cell phone has eliminated the need to carry a watch, camera and a GPS. Peter asked this Good Question: Are those roadside emergency call boxes obsolete?