Storm Damage Makes Homeowners Easy Prey For Illicit ContractorsWith many Bay Area homes sustaining damage in the recent storms, a huge demand has been created for contractors to do repairs.
Complaints Rise Over Colorado-Based Cremation Firm Operating Illegally In CaliforniaA cremation provider with a history of legal problems and unhappy customers is operating in California despite being ordered to stop.
Parent Tests Prompt Lead Concerns in Popular Sippy CupsA popular children's brand is backtracking on a voluntary recall after a blogger and parents across the country claimed to have found lead in the company's sippy cup.
Mission Bay Local Calls Intersection An 'Accident Waiting To Happen'A dangerous intersection in one of San Francisco's fastest-growing neighborhoods is making some people nervous.
Takata Pleads Guilty To Hiding Air Bag Defect; Will Pay $1 BillionTakata Corp. has agreed to plead guilty to a single criminal charge and will pay $1 billion in fines and restitution for concealing a deadly defect in its air bag inflators.
Taking A Closer Look At Low-Cost Prescription Eyeglasses OnlineThe ads are eye-catching and the prices - eye-popping. Online companies are now selling prescription eyeglasses for as little as $25 a pair, a fraction of what they cost in brick-and-mortar stores. So how good they really be? The ConsumerWatch team decided to take a look.
Not Everyone Is Having Luck Replacing Recalled Samsung Galaxy Note 7 PhonesThere may be a roadblock in the return process for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phone.
Covered California Likely To Be Choked By Trump PresidencyPresident-elect Donald Trump has vowed to repeal the Affordable Care Act and Republican members of Congress, say it will be a top priority.
One Way To Stop Political Robocalls During Campaign SeasonAs robocalls ramp up in the final days of the election, some voters are probably wondering how to put an end to those political calls.
Companies Lagging Behind In Compliance For Chip-Enabled CardsThe deadline for banks across the country to make a change to their ATMs to process chip-enabled debit and credit cards arrived on Friday.
ConsumerWatch: Sky-High PG&E Bill Comes as Shock to East Bay CustomerWhen John Graves started seeing his electricity bill soaring near -- then above -- a thousand a month, his first thought was that he had a malfunctioning "smart meter."
Napa Car Dealership Closure Leaves Customers in LimboAbout 100 customers of a now-closed car dealership in Napa say they’ve been unable to register their new cars, or are still listed as the owners of cars they traded-in, because the dealership failed to file appropriate notices and fees with the DMV.