A California legislative panel opted not to vote Wednesday during a heated hearing on a bill that would regulate e-cigarettes as tobacco products after lawmakers gutted its key provision.
ConsumerWatch reporter Julie Watts discovered that one state agency is putting millions of social security numbers at risk despite state laws intended to protect it.
“I believe they are already safer than my parents,” Jurvetson said of autonomous “robocars”, “and I would trust my kids with them.”
Starbucks is raising prices again starting Tuesday, with the increases ranging from 5 to 20 cents for most affected drinks, the company said.
The California Department of Public Health is warning of domoic acid poisoning from seafood caught in Monterey, Santa Cruz and Santa Barbara counties.
East Bay customers will pay more for their water now that a drought surcharge and rate increase has taken effect.
A rash of attacks on fiber optic cables have happened in the Bay Area, causing disruptions with internet, phone and cable service.
From politics to potato salad, even a trip to Mars, you can raise money for just about any product with crowdfunding, but those products don’t always make it into the hands of backers.
A consumer group is calling on the state attorney general to investigate what it calls a gouging of customers at the gas pump.
San Francisco’s ridiculous rent prices have gotten even more obscene, with the median rent breaking the $4,000 mark.