Change-Of-Address Fraud: Easy For Crooks, Hard For Consumers To FixKPIX has learned the problem of mail change-of-address fraud may be much bigger than the U.S. Postal Service has been willing to admit.
Western Union Agrees To Pay Victims Of Grandma Scam $586MTo settle charges brought by the U.S. government, Western Union has agreed to pay $586 million to victims who wired money to scammers over a 13-year period.
Phone Scam Targets Recipients Of Medi-Cal, Social ServicesSanta Clara County social service agencies are warning residents to be aware of fraudulent texts and calls from people claiming to be with state agencies.
Hayward Company Recalls Chicken Tikka Masala Over Listeria FearsAn East Bay Indian food company has recalled pre-packaged chicken tikka masala products over possible listeria contamination.
Majority Of Towed Vehicles In San Jose Abandoned By OwnersThe vast majority of cars towed away off the streets of San Jose are never claimed by their owners because it's too expensive to retrieve them, and workable solutions don't appear close at hand.
San Jose Rethinking Towing Industry Practices As Abandoned Vehicles Pile UpThere is a push to reassess the process of towing cars in San Jose in order to reduce the number of abandoned vehicles in the city's tow yards.
Cellphone EMF-Blocking Products Put In A Real World TestFrom cellphone cases to blankets, KPIX 5 puts some of the most popular EMF-blocking products to the test.
Airbnb To Limit Home Rentals In Its Biggest CityAirbnb will limit home rentals in downtown Paris after making similar moves in London and Amsterdam.
Surging Oil Prices Impacting Drivers At The Pump, AirfaresOil prices have jumped by about one-third since the summer and consumers will feel the effect at the gas pump and when they travel by air.
Cash or Credit? Renters in San Francisco Need Both – BiglyThe average credit score for people who successfully leased an apartment in 2017 in San Francisco was 724, compared with the nationwide average of 650.
Judge Permanently Blocks Trump’s Order To Cut Funding From Sanctuary CitiesA federal judge has permanently blocked President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities.
110-Carat Gemstone Is Biggest Round Diamond Ever Up For AuctionA 110-carat diamond ring is the largest round diamond ever sold at auction.
Partial Settlement Reached In Deadly Berkeley Balcony Collapse CaseA partial settlement has been reached with the owner and property manager of a Berkeley apartment for the deaths of six students when a balcony collapsed.
Sutter Health Accused Of Overcharging, Destroying EvidenceSutter Health has been accused of widespread overcharging on people’s bills. Now the company is under fire for destroying large amounts of evidence.
Palo Alto African-American Homeowner Fights Gentrification Despite Pricey Offers To SellLakiba Pittman was offered a million dollars for her home but she refused. She's fighting gentrification and wants to preserve her neighborhood's African American history.
Deadly San Jose Fire Ignites Debate On Rent Reform, Building Safety, ImmigrationA deadly apartment fire in San Jose is getting political. A city councilman is calling for urgent rent reform because many old buildings are unsafe.
Colorado Fines Uber $8.9 Million For Nearly 60 Problem DriversColorado regulators have issued an $8.9 million fine against Uber's parent company...Rasier LLC...for allowing employees with serious criminal offenses to work for the company.