Consumer advocates are advising newspaper and magazine subscribers to disregard official-looking renewal notices from unauthorized billing companies. The third-party companies usually charge well above the publisher’s regular price for a subscription renewal.
A Bay Area woman is getting credit for taking down an investment company that scammed thousands of investors out of millions of dollars.
Advocates have filed suit against the state, saying hundreds of thousands of low-income Californians are being denied medical care because of a huge backlog of Medi-Cal applications.
As Hurricane Iselle left significant damage in parts of Hawaii, people shopping for supplies in the wake of the storm are getting a dose of sticker shock.
Vacationing pet owners in the Bay Area now have a new alternative to parking their pooch at a kennel with what some are calling an AirBnB for pets.
Over growing environmental concerns, bottled water is receiving a bad rap. A company based in the Midwest is selling an alternative that claims to be more eco-friendly: water in a box.
A first-of-its kind study by the Centers for Disease Control finds that six-out-of-ten diners who are aware of calorie counts take them into consideration when placing their order.
For months, KPIX 5 ConsumerWatch has investigated dozens of complaints from people on Covered California. A Contra Costa County family describes their positive experience on the insurance exchange.
The exchange has insisted it is working to fix problems, but KPIX 5 ConsumerWatch has found that Covered California may not even realize the scope of what needs to be fixed since the agency isn’t actually tracking complaints.
For months, KPIX 5 ConsumerWatch has been investigating consumer complaints about Covered California insurance policies. The months long investigation uncovered everything from too few doctors to complaints of insurance bait and switch.