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ConsumerWatch: Startups Let Home Cooks Play Restaurateur

Several new startups are giving home cooks the chance to prove their chops in the kitchen and make a few dollars by hosting meals in their homes.

06/13/2014

A view of and Apple iPhone displaying the Facebook app's splash screen May 10, 2012 in Washington, DC. Social-networking giant Facebook will go public on the NASDAQ May 18 with its initial public offering, trading under the symbol FB, in an effort to raise $10.6 billion. (Brenden Smialowski/AFP/GettyImages)

Facebook Opens Up About Personalized Ads On Feeds

Facebook is opening up about those personalized ads on news feeds.

06/12/2014

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Despite Available Scratchers, Top Prizes Gone From Some California Games

Just because a scratcher is available doesn’t mean the top prize is still available.

06/12/2014

Rancho Feeding Corporation slaughterhouse in Petaluma. (CBS)

North Bay Congressmen Call For Increased Funding To Investigate Food Safety Breaches

Congressmen Mike Thompson and Jared Huffman want to increase the funding allocated to federal food safety breach investigators, following a massive recall this year at a Petaluma slaughterhouse.

06/12/2014

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Ride Sharing Companies Warned To Stay Out Of Airports

Ride sharing companies can be a convenient way to get to the airport, but California is saying that’s a no-go.

06/11/2014

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Power Struggle In State Senate Over ‘Opt-In’ Requirement For Alternative Power

A power struggle is underway in California’s State Assembly over two simple words that are complicating a bill about where residents get their electricity.

06/11/2014

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Electronic Arts Launches Online First-Person Shooter Game ‘Battlefield Hardline’ Beta At E3

Redwood City-based Electronic Arts is testing out its latest “Battlefield” game at E3…

06/10/2014

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Homeowners With Home Equity Lines Of Credit Could Face Ballooning Monthly Payments

Millions of homeowners who took out Home Equity Lines of Credit during the housing boom are facing a looming deadline that could mean much larger monthly payments.

06/09/2014

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Is Pet Insurance Worth The Cost? What To Know Before You Buy

Janie Havemeyer wasn’t surprised when her Golden Retriever Coby hovered up a sidewalk snack during his daily walk. It’s what happened later that left Havemeyer in disbelief.

06/05/2014

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Evidence From Red-Light Cameras Has ‘Presumption Of Authenticity’ State Supreme Court Rules

The California Supreme Court made it easier Thursday for prosecutors to use red-light camera evidence against drivers who fail to stop at traffic signals.

06/05/2014

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