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Toyota. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Toyota Recalls More Than 6 Million Vehicles For Variety Of Problems

No injuries or crashes have been reported related to the recalls announced Wednesday. But two reports of fires are linked to one of the problems, a defective engine starter that can keep the motor running.

04/09/2014

SF groups protest a planned Ellis Act conviction Wednesday. (CBS)

San Francisco Supervisors Approve Bigger Payouts For Ellis Act Evictions

Landlords hoping to use the Ellis Act to evict tenants in San Francisco will have to pay up, after the Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to increase the amount tenants can receive in those settlements.

04/08/2014

Baby Pigs.

Bacon Prices On The Rise As Virus Killing Millions Of Baby Pigs In U.S.

A virus never before seen in the U.S. has killed millions of baby pigs in less than a year, and with little known about how it spreads or how to stop it, it’s threatening pork production and pushing up prices by 10 percent or more.

04/08/2014

San Jose firefighters battle a house fire on Mossbrook Circle. (CBS)

Eichler Homes Burned In San Jose Inferno Among Bay Area House Designs Susceptible To Fire

A gas-fueled fire in San Jose Monday moved quickly through three homes has highlighted the design risks of certain types of homes, including the Eichler style structures popular in much of the Bay Area.

04/08/2014

ATM, bank, money, machine

ATMs Vulnerable To Hackers After Windows XP Deadline

At midnight, Microsoft stops supporting its Windows XP operating system, opening ATM’s around the country up to the possibility of a cyber attack.

04/07/2014

Image from an Evenflo video showing how to replace a child safety seat buckle. (Evenflo)

Evenflo Recalls 1.3 Million Child Safety Seat Buckles

Evenflo Company Inc. is voluntarily recalling more than 1.3 million child safety seat buckles due to the risk children could not be removed quickly in an emergency.

04/07/2014

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Samsung Appeases San Francisco DA’s Request For Smartphone Anti-Theft Feature

In a major victory for San Francisco’s District Attorney George Gascon, Samsung has agreed to make anti-theft features available on its latest smartphone.

04/04/2014

Cars pass through the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

4 Ways To Save On Golden Gate’s New $7 Bridge Tolls

The toll to cross the Golden Gate Bridge will go up next week (and every summer for the following four years), meaning it’ll cost $7 for the average Joe to cross the span next Monday, and $8 by 2018. So what are you going to do about it, aside from complaining? Here are some simple cost savers.

04/03/2014

(CBS)

Nonprofit Insurers Lag In Covered California Exchange

Small nonprofits offering insurance plans on California’s health care exchange are lagging well behind major insurers in sign-ups, potentially undermining a key goal of the federal Affordable Care Act, which sought to drive down costs by increasing competition.

04/02/2014

Beef, meat, butcher

California’s Drought Contributing To Higher Beef Prices

The record drought in California may have meat lovers changing their eating habits. Over the past year, the price of beef has gone up significantly.

04/02/2014

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