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San Mateo County Sheriff's deputies

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GoPro to turn Twitter into an extreme live-stream video fest

Terrifying GoPro footage will soon be coming your way live via Periscope from, say, an icy crevasse in Switzerland.

By January 26, 2016

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RoboGames returns with fighting robots in April

Thanks to a successful crowdfunding campaign, the "Olympics of robots" is back, once more invading San Mateo, Calif. The event will later be released as a Web series and DVD.

By March 24, 2015

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Facebook goes down; Facebookers call cops

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department would like residents to understand it can't help people regain contact with Facebook.

By August 1, 2014

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No filter: One man's Instagram pics lead to 142 felony charges

A sheriff's deputy is doing what sheriff's deputies do: scouring Instagram. He comes upon the account of a man who has pictures of guns and money. These are clues.

By December 12, 2013

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Stolen computers arrive back at nonprofit -- with apology note

Burglars break into the San Bernardino County Sexual Assault Services office and steal PCs and a laptop. Then they seem to realize whose they are. So they break in again.

By August 8, 2013

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Local hero? Man tweets DUI checkpoint locations

Mr. Checkpoint is a man who alerts thousands of people where police are setting up DUI checkpoints in San Diego and the L.A. county areas. Not everyone approves of his motivations.

By May 26, 2013

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The Golden Gate Bridge, a wonder of the world for 75 years

On May 27, 1937, the public for the first time could drive, walk, or bicycle directly from San Francisco to Marin County in the north. Now, 110,000 cars pass over the bridge a day.

By May 25, 2012

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Prosecutors file charges in prototype iPhone case

San Mateo County District Attorney's office tells CNET it's filed misdemeanor theft charges against two men who allegedly sold a prototype iPhone last year to the Gizmodo gadget blog.

By August 10, 2011

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Gizmodo not charged in iPhone 4 theft

Hewlett-Packard permanently cuts the price of the TouchPad to just $399, Google is reportedly rushing to finish the Ice Cream Sandwich update to its Android operating system, and the San Mateo, Calif., district attorney has filed charges in the theft of an iPhone 4 prototype but not against Gizmodo.

By August 11, 2011

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Gizmodo not charged in iPhone 4 theft

Hewlett-Packard permanently cuts the price of the TouchPad to just $399, Google is reportedly rushing to finish the Ice Cream Sandwich update to its Android operating system, and the San Mateo, Calif., district attorney has filed charges in the theft of an iPhone 4 prototype but not against Gizmodo.

By August 11, 2011