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The San Francisco Police Department logo (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Text Message Probe Of SFPD Officers Widens; Public Defender Estimates 1,000 Cases To Be Reviewed

San Francisco’s Police Department is widening its probe into offensive text messages by its officers that included racist and homophobic slurs.


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App Reformats Long Email Chains To Look More Like Your Text Message Thread

Scrolling though redundant information on an email thread can be one of the most infuriating time sucks for any busy employee, but those days may be coming to an end, thanks to a San Francisco startup.


An Amber Alert message sent out to many Californians Tuesday (CBS)

Messages From New Amber Alert Program Startle Sleeping Californians

The notification messages that woke many Californians overnight due to a statewide abduction search were part of a new national Amber Alert system officially rolled out earlier this year to millions of cellphones


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ConsumerWatch: Avoid Paying For Text Message Spam

Business seems to booming for text message spammers, despite the fact that the practice violates California law.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–04/07/2011

Charles Manson as he appeared in March 2009 (California Department Of Corrections)

Charles Manson Caught Using Cell Phone From Prison

One of California’s most infamous prisoners has been communicating from behind prison walls making calls and sending texts with a cell phone smuggled into his cell.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–12/03/2010