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Safety Measures Leading To More Kids Left In Hot Cars?

It’s every busy parent’s worst nightmare – the morning rush to get out the door and get to work, only to realize hours later your child is not at day care but instead strapped into the car seat right where you left her, sweltering in the back seat of a hot car.

07/31/2014

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Some Uber Drivers Accused Of Gaming System To Get Lucrative Airport Fares

Some Uber drivers are accusing other drivers of playing dirty to gain more lucrative airport fares.

07/29/2014

A 266-square foot home in San Francisco's Crocker Amazon with a $379,000 asking price. (CBS)

Sizzling Hot, Or Overcooked? Big Asking Price For Tiny Fixer Upper In San Francisco

San Francisco’s real estate market is sizzling hot, but a tiny home is leaving some neighbors feeling like the market has been overcooked.

07/28/2014

Dog Park Closed After Pet Diagnosed With A Virus

Bay Area Pet Owners Get New Alternative To Kennels With AirBnB-Like Service

Vacationing pet owners in the Bay Area now have a new alternative to parking their pooch at a kennel with what some are calling an AirBnB for pets.

07/28/2014

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Study Says Beef Worse For Environment Than Pork, Poultry

Raising beef for the American dinner table does far more damage to the environment than producing pork, poultry, eggs or dairy, according to a new study.

07/21/2014

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Phone Scammers Target Bay Area Small Business Owners By Posing As PG&E Bill Collectors

Scammers posing as PG&E bill collectors are targeting small businesses here in the Bay Area.

07/21/2014

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Airbnb Host Forced To Pursue Eviction After Vacation Renter Becomes Squatter, Refuses To Leave

A San Francisco woman who rented out her Southern California vacation home on Airbnb said her latest guest is a squatter who is refusing to leave.

07/21/2014

Image from the Wawona Packing Company website.

Peaches, Nectarines, Plums Recalled from Costco, Trader Joe’s After Listeria Bacteria Discovered

A California fruit packing company announced a recall for some of it’s peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots after the some of the products tested positive for listeria, a potentially dangerous food-borne bacterium.

07/21/2014

Sweetheart Swindler Arrested

‘Sweetheart Swindler’ Caught In Undercover Sting Targeting Unlicensed Contractors

An undercover sting to catch unlicensed contractors netted an unlikely suspect this week — Samantha Pham, a woman known as the ‘Sweetheart Swindler.’

07/18/2014

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Villa Romana Restaurant Closing After Nearly 60 Years

Serving up classic Italian-American fare & pizza, the restaurant is closing Sunday…

07/18/2014

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