Credit cards. (DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)

CALPIRG Study Analyzes Which Credit Card Companies Get The Most Complaints

More than 100 million Americans have credit cards and a report released on Tuesday breaks down which companies receive the most complaints.


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ConsumerWatch: Simple Steps To Protecting Yourself From Cyber Monday Scammers

Buyers beware, Cyber Monday is the biggest online shopping day of the year; and with so much money changing hands on one day, it’s Christmas-come-early for online scammers.


LeapFrog Chat & Count. (CBS)

CALPIRG Releases Report Of Toys Hazardous To Kids’ Health

Shoppers flooding stores to buy presents this holiday season should watch out for dangerous toys that may threaten children’s health, a consumer group warned Tuesday.


Toys identified in the annual "Trouble in Toyland" CALPIRG study (CBS)

Survey Finds Many Dangerous Toys On Annual List

The annual holiday toy risk report compiled by the California Public Interest Research Group suggests that a number of potentially dangerous and toxic toys are available this year on store shelves.


A computer keyboard. (CBS)

California Has Highest Number Of ID Theft Complaints; CALPIRG Offers Advice

CALPIRG has released a report that puts the Golden State at the top when it comes to ID theft complaints, but they have some tips on how to protect yourself.


Google Nexus One Smartphone. (CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Group Offers Tips For Cutting Cell Phone Costs

CALPIRG has come up with a guide to help consumers get those cell phone costs in line



About The Bay: Switching From Bank To Credit Union Not That Easy

KCBS’ Mike Sugerman tried to make the switch himself, during his travels About the Bay, but he found that it’s not nearly as simple as it might seem.


Corn Dogs

California Group Seeks End To Subsidies For Junk Food Ingredients

Calpirg is calling on the federal government to stop subsidizing farm crops used to make junk food ingredients.



ConsumerWatch: Group Says Banks Make It Hard To Comparison Shop

If you are thinking of switching banks, a consumer group said many banks aren’t bending over backwards to inform customers about their fee schedules.

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UC Berkeley

UC Berkeley’s Greek Row Gets Environmentally Friendly Upgrades

Volunteers made their way along Cal’s Greek Row Sunday, upgrading 29 fraternity and sorority chapter houses with a number of energy efficient perks.