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Evenflo Recalls 200,000 Infant Seats To Fix Stuck Buckles

Evenflo is recalling more than 202,000 rear-facing infant seats because the buckles can become difficult to unlatch.

10/24/2014

Some of the Halloween items identified as having toxic chemicals. (HealthyStuff.org)

Environmental Group Warns Of Toxics In Halloween Costumes, Bags, Accessories

An environmental group has issued a warning about kids’ Halloween costumes and trick-or-treat bags found with what the group claims are elevated levels of toxic chemicals.

10/23/2014

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RECALL: 4.7 Million People’s Air Bags Could Spew Deadly Metal Fragments When They Detonate, 4 People Already Killed

Safety advocates say at least four people have died from metal shards released when faulty air bags explode, and there have been multiple injuries. They also say more than 20 million vehicles in the U.S. are equipped with the faulty air bags, and the problem is apparently worse in humid areas.

10/20/2014

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Whole Foods Pushes Consumption, Conservation Of Paiche, The 5 Million-Year-Old Fish You’ve Never Heard Of

There’s a very ancient fish you’ve probably never heard of, and it’s swimming into a Bay Area store or restaurant near you.

10/16/2014

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Lending Circles helping Borrowers Meet Financial Goals

A traditional form of peer-to-peer lending that’s been practiced in other countries for centuries is helping Californians meet their financial goals – and build credit at the same time.

10/15/2014

Remy, a therapy dog, sits on the lap of Jennifer Krull ahead of a dental procedure. (CBS)

Therapy Dog Puts Patients At Ease In Sunnyvale Dental Office

A Sunnyvale dental office is using a therapy dog to ease the anxiety of patients who fear the dentist’s drill.

10/13/2014

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ConsumerWatch: National Report Claims 10% Of Food Mislabeled, Diluted or Misrepresented

The National Center for Food Protection and Defense (NCFPD) says nearly 10-percent of all food is mislabeled, diluted, or misrepresented.

10/10/2014

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Giants Fans Find $15 Alternative To Pricey AT&T Park Parking With SF-Based App

Giants fans armed with smartphones found cheap valet parking for Monday’s NLDS game at AT&T Park with the help of a San Francisco-based app.

10/06/2014

A hydrogen fuel cell Mercedes. (CBS)

Bay Area Hydrogen Car Market May Get Boost From State Grant

Car show season is just around the corner and one of the new models is all the buzz: It’s the first mass-market hydrogen fuel cell car.

10/05/2014

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CVS To Pay $250K To 4 Norcal Counties After Claims Of Misleading Product Labels

Pharmacy giant CVS has reached a settlement over claims it was using fake size labels for some products.

10/05/2014

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