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Questionable Crowdfunding Campaigns May Be New Easy Money For Scammers

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.

06/30/2015

Chevron refinery in Richmond. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Consumer Group Accuses Oil Refineries Of Manipulating Gas Prices Higher, Urges Investigation

A consumer group is calling on the state attorney general to investigate what it calls a gouging of customers at the gas pump.

06/30/2015

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4th Of July Safety At California State Parks During The Drought

The holiday weekend is expected to be a busy one for many California state parks, and officials are reminding people to be safe outdoors.

06/30/2015

A for lease sign is posted in front of home for rent on April 21, 2015 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

$4,252 Is San Francisco’s New Median Rent Price

San Francisco’s ridiculous rent prices have gotten even more obscene, with the median rent breaking the $4,000 mark.

06/30/2015

Officials from the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency are warning riders to expect major delays on Muni Monday morning as higher than normal bus and light-rail operators have called in sick Monday morning due to a labor dispute.

Elderly Woman Beaten After Striking Passenger In Dispute Over Seat On San Francisco Muni Bus

An elderly woman is recovering after getting beaten up aboard a San Francisco Muni bus in a dispute with another passenger over a seat at the front of the bus.

06/30/2015

LGBT mural burnt in the Mission, SF (Photo: Anna Duckworth)

LGBTQ-Themed Mural In SF’s Mission Repeatedly Defaced—This Time Set On Fire

An LGBTQ-themed mural that went up in San Francisco’s Mission District earlier this month was defaced Monday night for a third time, when it was set on fire by an unknown arsonist.

06/30/2015

Screenshot of virtual tour inside a brewery on Street View in Google Maps (CBS)

Virtual Tour Of North Bay Vineyards, Breweries, Scenic Spots Along Highway 101 On Google Street View

You won’t need a designated driver to tour wineries and breweries along California’s Route 101 anymore now that the scenic route has been added to Street Street View on Google Maps.

06/30/2015

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Steph Curry’s Jersey Is More Popular Than LeBron’s

Stephen Curry has surpassed LeBron James for the most popular jersey in the NBA.

06/30/2015

Infants eating (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

USDA Inks Deal With Chobani For Greek Yogurt As Meat Substitute In School Lunches

Don’t be surprised if the meat in your child’s school lunch looks more like Greek yogurt. The USDA selected Chobani to provide it’s thick, protein-rich strained yogurt to public schools nationwide, as a meat substitute.

06/30/2015