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

Palo Alto P.F. Chang’s Is Lone Bay Area Restaurant On Security Breach List

Restaurant chain P.F. Chang’s says its Palo Alto location is one of 33 restaurants that may have been hit a credit and debit card transaction security breach.
The company confirmed in June that data from credit and debit cards used at its restaurants was stolen, but didn’t specify the locations at that time.

08/04/2014

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Marin Police Warn Of Phone Scam Involving Missed Jury Duty

The Central Marin Police Authority is warning the public about a phone scam in which a scammer impersonates a law enforcement officer and threatens a resident with arrest for not appearing for jury duty unless the resident pays a fee.

07/16/2014

Jars full of medical marijuana at a dispensary. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Hundreds Of Fired-Up SJ Medical Pot Backers Expected At Rally To Keep Clubs Open

Hundreds of people are expected at a noon rally in front of City Hall to protest new limits on pot club operations within the city. Signature collectors have been out in force in recent weeks, trying to get 10,000 signatures that would put a referendum on the November ballot to reverse the new restrictions.

07/10/2014

Credit Cards

ConsumerWatch: Credit Cards An Unexpected Way To Find Cheap Travel

Travelers who want to see the world this summer, or at least visit Mickey Mouse at his house, might want to consider their credit card as a free ticket to ride, so to speak.

04/30/2014

Newark police were searching for this man suspected of stealing an ATM card to get cash. (Newark Police)

Newark Police Search For Man Who Stole ATM Card To Get Cash

Police in Newark are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who stole an ATM card to obtain cash.

02/14/2014

(CBS)

SF Residents Warned Of People Impersonating Police In Phone Scams

San Francisco police are warning the public about a telephone scam in which people are impersonating police officers and demanding payments for overdue loan debts or traffic tickets.

09/26/2013

The Google Wallet informational website (Google)

ConsumerWatch: Skimmers May Use Smartphones To Steal Credit Card Information

The increasingly popular radio frequency identification (RFID) credit cards that allow consumers to pay by tapping may be making it easier for crooks to steal valuable information with their smartphones.

02/27/2012

(AP)

ConsumerWatch: PG&E Rebate Program Still Hitting Snags

More then 266,000 San Francisco and San Mateo residents received a $25 pre-paid debit card from Pacific Gas and Electric Co. for conserving gas this past December, but some customers are still confused on whether the debit card includes extra fees.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–04/06/2011

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