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Restaurant Calorie Information Makes a Difference to Diners

Restaurant Calorie Information Makes A Difference To Diners

A first-of-its kind study by the Centers for Disease Control finds that six-out-of-ten diners who are aware of calorie counts take them into consideration when placing their order.

07/11/2014

Levi's Stadium under construction in Santa Clara. (CBS)

Yahoo To Pave Over 48-Acre Plot In Santa Clara To Build Parking Lot Near Levi’s Stadium

A 48-acre plot of land owned by Yahoo will be paved over to create off-site parking within walking distance to the newly-constructed Levi’s Stadium.

07/10/2014

(CBS SF)

Bay Area Family Satisfied With Covered California, Location May Play Role

For months, KPIX 5 ConsumerWatch has investigated dozens of complaints from people on Covered California. A Contra Costa County family describes their positive experience on the insurance exchange.

07/09/2014

A Bay Area car owner says his insurer gave him two bad choices when he submitted a vandalism claim for his prized 2004 Volvo station wagon (CBS)

Bay Area Car Owner Battles Insurance Company Trying To Total His Volvo After Vandalism

Car insurance is supposed to protect you when your car gets damaged. But, a Bay Area car owner says his insurer gave him two bad choices when he submitted a vandalism claim for his prized 2004 Volvo station wagon – and neither would result in the simple repairs he needed.

07/07/2014

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Hooray! Sunday Parking Is Free Again In San Francisco (With Exceptions)

Sunday parking is free again in most areas of San Francisco starting today, according to the city’s Municipal Transportation Agency.

07/06/2014

Reservationhop.com homepage shows a 'claimed' reservation at Nopa.

Website Selling Reservations At Hot SF Restaurants Sets Off A Storm Of Mad Tweets, eMails

ReservationHop.com invites you to sell your reservation, and for $5-12 you can buy someone else’s. Similar websites already exist in New York City.

07/05/2014

Prepaid debit cards for sale (CBS)

South City Safeway Clerk Foils IRS Phone Scam, Saves Woman Thousands

An alert grocery store clerk helped foil a phone scam by stopping a woman before she handed over thousands of dollars to a IRS fake agent.

07/05/2014

(CBS SF)

Covered California May Not Keep Track Of Complaints From Consumers

The exchange has insisted it is working to fix problems, but KPIX 5 ConsumerWatch has found that Covered California may not even realize the scope of what needs to be fixed since the agency isn’t actually tracking complaints.

07/02/2014

Larkspur Ferry

Cost Of Golden Gate Transit Bus, Ferry Goes Up

Fares to cross the Golden Gate from Marin and Sonoma Counties to San Francisco and back have gone up as of Tuesday.

07/01/2014

Screen images from Monkey Parking app. (Paolo Dobrowolny)

Monkey Parking App’s CEO Refuses To Halt Operations In SF, Despite Order From City Attorney’s Office

A Rome-based startup, whose users auction off public parking spaces via an iPhone app is refusing to halt operations in San Francisco, despite an order from the city attorney’s office.

06/26/2014

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