cell phone

Straight Talk: Abstinence-only not best way to prevent teen cell use

Dear Straight Talk: I was shocked at your advice to “Jason’s mom” (June 18) whose 17-year-old son informed her he was going to text and drive after the California cell phone ...

Who you going to call?

Russell Whitney was just leaving his mom’s apartment in Auburn after feeding her cat when he noticed something that made him stop and reach for his cell phone. Smoke was beginn ...

Cell phone law requires drivers to go hands free

In less than two weeks, drivers across California will be forced to hang up and drive. Beginning July 1, anyone caught clutching a handheld behind the wheel of an automobile could ...

Fumbled phone leads to crash

A fumbled cell phone is being blamed for a crash on Auburn Folsom Road near Auburn that left a Loomis man injured but lucky to be alive. The California Highway Patrol released det ...