Call Kurtis Investigates: Hundreds Of NorCal Solar Homes Could Catch Fire

A Call Kurtis investigation looked into a potential fire hazard on hundreds of Northern California homes. His team started looking into solar panels after an El Dorado Hills home caught fire. We’ve learned these solar panels are on roof tiles of more than 200 homes in Northern California, including the Blackstone Community in El Dorado Hills. But homeowners say no ... Read More »

Stalking – Are You safe?

When 21-year-old Wesleyan junior Johanna Justin-Jinich was shot dead last spring, allegedly by a man who’d sent her hostile e-mails, women started to worry: Could rude texts or Facebook posts from a guy turn into that? “Technology provides additional tools for the stalker to use, but stalking itself has not increased:’ says Cindy Southworth, director of technology at the National ... Read More »

Alexis Moore: “Las redes sociales deben hacer más contra el ciberacoso”

Alexis Moore es una de las voces autorizadas en EEUU sobre el ciberacoso, un fenómeno que conoce muy bien porque antes de combatirlo lo sufrió en primera persona. Fundadora de Survivors In Action, una organización con sede en California que ofrece ayuda a las víctimas y asesora a varias instituciones, es autora de ‘A Parent’s Guide for Cyberstalking and Cyberbullying’, ... Read More »

Found Your Lost Purse? Don’t Use those Canceled Cards

I lost my purse. The last place I remembered having it was at the mall, so I assumed it was left in a dressing room or on a counter somewhere. I can’t imagine doing that, but I was carrying a lot of packages at the time. I canceled all my credit cards and ordered new checking account numbers and checks. ... Read More »

What parents can do to stop cyberbullying

A number of high-profile incidents in recent years have demonstrated that cyberbullying — through email, texts or social networking sites like Facebook — can lead to grave consequences if not handled properly. On Oct. 10, a 15-year-old girl in Port Coquitlam, B.C., took her own life a few weeks after posting a YouTube video about the bullying she had experienced ... Read More »