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Gift Ideas For Do-Gooders That Want To Give Back This Holiday Season

Everyone has do-gooder on their gift list, that special someone who always thinks of others before themselves. But sometimes the rest of us…you know who you are…need a gift that will put us on the ‘nice list’ too. Either way we have the gift guide for you.

4 hours ago

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Holiday Gift Ideas For The Foodie On Your List

Everyone has a food fan or two to buy gifts for this holiday season, but if you’re not a foodie, than these folks can be some of the hardest people to shop for. So…we compiled a list of a few foodie favorites, some for the serious cook and some just for fun.

12/15/2014

2014's Hottest Gifts And Toys

Holiday Gift Guide For Techies

Gift ideas for the techies on your list this season.

12/08/2014

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Credit Freeze: The Best Way To Prevent Identity Thieves From Opening Credit In Your, Or Your Child’s Name

It’s called a credit freeze or security freeze and it’s the number one tool to prevent crooks from opening a credit account in your — or your child’s — name. Trouble is, not many people are using it.

12/01/2014

(CBS SF)

Californians Reconsidering Earthquake Insurance After Napa Quake

Only 10 percent of Californians buy earthquake insurance. Some say it’s too expensive, while others say they don’t think need it. But the damage from the Bay Area’s largest quake in a quarter century has many reconsidering.

08/26/2014

(CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Unlicensed Windshield Replacement Companies

Replacing a windshield seems easy enough. But, according to the Bureau of Automotive Repair there’s been an uptick on windshield companies operating without a license.

05/28/2012

(CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Belmont Man’s Car Damaged By Windshield Repair Company

The Bureau of Automotive Repair said they have seen an uptick in complaints from windshield companies that are operating without a license. A CBS5 viewer reached out to ConsumerWatch when a windshield company damaged his […]

05/28/2012

(CBS)

Oakland Contractor Lands On Most Wanted List Over Complaints

An Oakland man has landed himself on California’s list of Most Wanted List of bad contractors.

05/28/2012

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ConsumerWatch Team Tracks Down True Holiday Bargains

Whether the employees like it or not, stores will still be open and a slew of sales are rolling out for Black Friday. How can you be sure you’re getting the lowest price?

11/22/2011

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