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Cars pass through the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

4 Ways To Save On Golden Gate’s New $7 Bridge Tolls

The toll to cross the Golden Gate Bridge will go up next week (and every summer for the following four years), meaning it’ll cost $7 for the average Joe to cross the span next Monday, and $8 by 2018. So what are you going to do about it, aside from complaining? Here are some simple cost savers.

04/03/2014

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Low Or No Cost Health Care Options For People With Low Incomes

Several health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.

07/21/2013

The Palace Hotel

SF Hotels Offering Discounts To Stranded Passengers

The San Francisco Travel Association, which is the official tourism marketing organization for the City and County of San Francisco, announced deals with five hotels to offer discounted rates.

07/08/2013

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

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Best Places For Black Friday Shopping Deals In The Peninsula

Many shoppers watch closely for announcements of Black Friday store hours and sales in the days prior to Thanksgiving, as opening hours will vary. Regular fans of the day have carefully planned their lists and attack, prepared to shop ’til they drop, with some stores in malls opening at midnight or in the wee hours on eve of Black Friday. Independent store owners on main streets throughout the Peninsula suggest Saturday is a great shopping day, once the flurry over big-ticket items in box and chain stores dies down.

CBS San Francisco–11/06/2012

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ConsumerWatch: Coupons Go Missing From East Bay Papers

Readers of the Contra Costa Times and other East Bay newspapers who missed their coupon supplements the last few Sundays can call the newspaper’s parent company, and get a refund equal to the cost of the paper.

10/02/2012

The exterior of a Kohl's department store. (Douglas McFadd/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: Shopper Disappointed With Kohl’s Coupon Policy

When San Jose resident Victor Karazija received a 30 percent coupon plus $20 worth of Kohl’s Cash he purchased two ties, but before paying Karazija said he had already done the math. He figured on a $45 purchase if he applied the 30 percent coupon first then the $20 Kohl’s Cash he would only owe $11.50. But when he handed over the coupons to the sales rep he said he got a big surprise.

05/07/2012

The exterior of a Kohl's department store. (Douglas McFadd/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: Investigation Finds Kohl’s Sale Prices Aren’t Always A Deal

Frequent sales and huge discounts are strategies that have kept many Kohl’s shoppers coming back time and again – but are Kohl’s sale prices always as good as they seem?

02/22/2012

San Francisco Muni

SF Muni Fare Inspector Kicks 2 Seniors Off Bus For Not Carrying ID

A couple in their 60s headed home from the Valentine’s Day Tony Bennett show at City Hall was kicked off a San Francisco Muni bus even though they had paid the fare.

02/17/2012

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People Watching in San Francisco

If you want great entertainment, but a lack of cash has seriously curtailed your desire, just step outside. San Francisco is host to days upon days of free amusement that is legal and comes with a healthy dose of Vitamin D.

09/26/2011

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