It’s a huge pain to wait hours for a repair person who doesn’t show up. But California consumers can get paid, in the case of a no-show.
There’s a new effort to stop robocallers from harassing people. Consumers Union has started a grassroots campaign, calling on the phone companies to do more to stop auto-generated calls that go out to thousands of people at a time.
A bill meant to protect you from driving off the used car lot in a recalled car is one step closer to becoming law, but consumer groups are not happy.
State officials took emergency action on the drought Wednesday, imposing tough new standards for toilets, urinals and faucets sold in California starting January 1st.
A Bay Area based company is trying to convince Californians to get serious about saving water by handing out cash.
They knew it was coming, but that doesn’t make Berkeley’s new soda tax any easier to swallow. Among retailers and restaurants, there is confusion about who is supposed to pay new 1 cent per ounce tax on sugary beverages.
A growing number of nail salons in the Bay Area are adopting healthier products and practices intended to protect customers and workers.
Last month, KPIX 5 reported on the problems Covered California has had issuing tax forms to people who bought insurance on the state-run exchange. Now, tax forms for thousands of customers are still missing.
Makenzie Vasquez never thought she would still be wearing a waitress uniform, two years after she enrolled to become a medical assistant.
The price of prescription drugs has been skyrocketing, but until now most people haven’t noticed because they were only responsible for the copay. Consumers could soon pay the difference, as copays become a thing of the past.