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California Makes It Easier To Obtain Unclaimed Funds

California is stepping up its efforts to reunite current and former residents with their long-forgotten money and property.

04/17/2014

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Easter Warning For Cat Owners, Extreme Poisoning Danger From Lilies

Lily plants may be popular at Easter, but the leaves, flowers, even the pollen can lead to multiple organ failure and imminent death for cats. There are two main varieties that are most dangerous.

04/16/2014

Vacancy Rate For U.S. Apartments Reaches Highest Rate In 20 Years

San Francisco Seeks To Regulate Home-Sharing Services Such As Airbnb Over Eviction Concerns

As the popularity of online services like Airbnb have risen, legislation was introduced in San Francisco on Tuesday to halt people from converting their apartments into short-term vacation rentals.

04/15/2014

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Main Post Offices In Oakland, San Jose Open Late On Tax Day

While post offices will not be keeping different hours on tax day, two post offices in the Bay Area are open late in case any late filers cannot make it during regular retail hours Tuesday.

04/14/2014

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Seafood Fraud Crackdown Promised In New Labelling Bill

In DNA testing by a conservation group, over 40 percent of seafood samples from California restaurants were not the fish that was on the menu, and that’s prompting the legislature to consider making labeling rules clearer.

04/11/2014

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Create Super-Secure, Easy To Remember Passwords After ‘Heartbleed’ Attack Compromised Every Password You Have

A simple trick to create easy to remember but uber-secure passwords in response to the Heartbleed Internet security breach.

04/09/2014

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Toyota Recalls More Than 6 Million Vehicles For Variety Of Problems

No injuries or crashes have been reported related to the recalls announced Wednesday. But two reports of fires are linked to one of the problems, a defective engine starter that can keep the motor running.

04/09/2014

SF groups protest a planned Ellis Act conviction Wednesday. (CBS)

San Francisco Supervisors Approve Bigger Payouts For Ellis Act Evictions

Landlords hoping to use the Ellis Act to evict tenants in San Francisco will have to pay up, after the Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to increase the amount tenants can receive in those settlements.

04/08/2014

Baby Pigs.

Bacon Prices On The Rise As Virus Killing Millions Of Baby Pigs In U.S.

A virus never before seen in the U.S. has killed millions of baby pigs in less than a year, and with little known about how it spreads or how to stop it, it’s threatening pork production and pushing up prices by 10 percent or more.

04/08/2014

San Jose firefighters battle a house fire on Mossbrook Circle. (CBS)

Eichler Homes Burned In San Jose Inferno Among Bay Area House Designs Susceptible To Fire

A gas-fueled fire in San Jose Monday moved quickly through three homes has highlighted the design risks of certain types of homes, including the Eichler style structures popular in much of the Bay Area.

04/08/2014

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