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Cellphone Amber Alerts: a sometime jarring public service. Where they come from and how to control them.
Scared by that Amber Alert earlier this week? You weren’t alone. On Monday night, many Bay Area residents were jolted by a loud Amber Alert on their cell phones. Authorities issued the statewide alert, about a child abduction in San Diego, because they thought the kidnapper might be heading north. Though the new system is […]