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Cruise Ship 'Triumph'

ConsumerWatch: Cruise Deals Available In Wake Of Triumph Mishap

The Cruise Industry is trying to move past the Carnival Triumph debacle. San Francisco-based travel agent Bob Romano said lower-end cruise lines are reducing prices and higher-end companies are throwing in more amenities to lure wary travelers back to the high seas.

02/20/2013

A foreclosed Stockton home. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: Banks Agree To Pay $8.5B For Foreclosure Abuse

U.S. banks have taken another step to clear away the wreckage of the 2008 financial crisis by agreeing to pay $8.5 billion to settle charges that they wrongfully foreclosed on millions of homeowners.

01/07/2013

In this handout image provided by Disney, "Star Wars" creator and filmmaker George Lucas meets a group of "Star Wars"-inspired Disney characters Aug. 14, 2010 at Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Todd Anderson/Disney via Getty Images)

Disney Completes $4.06B LucasFilm Acquisition

Disney said it has completed its acquisition of San Francisco-based Lucasfilm Ltd. for $4.06 billion in cash and stock…

12/21/2012

In this handout image provided by Disney, "Star Wars" creator and filmmaker George Lucas meets a group of "Star Wars"-inspired Disney characters Aug. 14, 2010 at Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Todd Anderson/Disney via Getty Images)

Regulators Clear Disney Purchase Of Lucasfilm

Federal antitrust regulators have cleared Disney’s $4 billion deal to buy Lucasfilm, the filmmaking empire behind the “Star Wars” franchise.

12/04/2012

A movie theater.

ConsumerWatch: Websites Offer Discounted Theater Tickets

A new Bay Area start-up is making it easier to save money on movie tickets. Dealflicks offers users discounts of between 15% to 37% on tickets at independent theaters all over the country.

11/16/2012

Jeremy Affeldt of the San Francisco Giants. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Giants Agree To 3-Year Deal With Reliever Affeldt

Left-hander Jeremy Affeldt and the San Francisco Giants have agreed to terms on a three-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations said Monday night.

11/13/2012

Raley's Strike

Raley’s Reaches Contract Deal With Striking Union Workers

A strike at a supermarket chain with stores in Northern California and Nevada is over after workers and the company reached a tentative agreement on a new contract.

11/13/2012

A view of the construction of the new 49ers stadium in Santa Clara. (SF 49ers)

State Nixes Deal To Divert 49ers Stadium Redevelopment Funds

The state of California has vetoed a $30 million deal between the San Francisco 49ers and Santa Clara County officials that would have allowed some of the money voters earmarked for a new stadium to be diverted to local schools.

10/30/2012

Brandon Rush of the Golden State Warriors. ( Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors Re-Sign Rush To 2-year, $8M Deal

Rush agreed to an $8 million, two-year deal Tuesday to stay with the Golden State Warriors after becoming the team’s most reliable reserve last season.

08/01/2012

Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

Cash-Strapped Oakland Wants Out Of Costly Bond Deal With Goldman Sachs

Oakland is currently paying $4 million a year in interest to Goldman Sachs for bonds at a locked-in rate that has them overpaying by millions compared current rates. City officials have said that needs to change.

07/31/2012

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