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A sign warning of extremely dangerous fire hazard conditions stands next to a road in Sequoia National Forest in the Sierra Nevada. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Tax Group Sues To Block California Fire Prevention Fee

A taxpayer group is joining with plaintiffs throughout California in seeking to block a fee that is being assessed on more than 800,000 property owners to raise money for fire prevention.

10/04/2012

San Francisco taxis, taxi cab, taxicabs

San Francisco Taxi Drivers To Pay Lower Credit Card Transaction Fees

The 5 percent processing fee has been lowered to 3.5 percent with taxi companies making up the difference.

06/06/2012

parking meter

SFMTA Reconsiders Adding Mission District Parking Meters

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency has agreed to modify its plan to install 5,000 new parking meters in neighborhoods that are not ‘Parking Meter Free Zones.’

01/24/2012

Plastic Bag

San Jose Plastic Bag Ban Starts On Sunday

The ban on single-use plastic shopping bags that takes effect in San Jose on Jan. 1 applies to all retailers, not just grocery stores.

12/29/2011

Protesters march against tuition hikes at U.C. Berkeley (CBS)

2 Arrested In Combative UC Berkeley Protests Over Tuition Hikes

Two people were arrested on the University of California at Berkeley campus Thursday night during protests of the UC system’s proposed plan to hike tuition by as much as $10,000 per year.

09/23/2011

Caltrain, San Francisco station

Caltrain Cracking Down On Parking Fee Evaders

In the first half of 2011, Caltrain more than doubled the number of parking tickets from the same period a year earlier from 988 to 2,144.

09/01/2011

Credit card transaction, economy, commerce, retail,

ConsumerWatch: Last-Minute Restaurant Cancellations Prove Costly

Consumers may want to think twice before using a credit card to make a dinner reservation. Many restaurants will charge the card a cancellation fee for a last minute change of plans.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–04/12/2011

Golden Gate Park Botanical Gardens (www.sfbotanicalgarden.org)

San Francisco Rec And Park Pushes To Keep Botanical Gardens Admission Fee

Faced with another year of budget cuts, park officials have come out against attempts to repeal the unpopular entrance fee for out-of-town visitors to the Golden Gate Park Botanical Gardens.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/25/2011

San Francisco Botanical Gardens May Soon Be Free For All

San Francisco Supervisors may lift the new $7 non-resident fee for the Botanical Gardens in Golden Gate Park.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/02/2011

beer

San Francisco Supervisors Fail To Overturn Veto On Alcohol Fee

San Francisco supervisors Tuesday fell one vote short of overturning a mayoral veto on a proposed fee on alcohol.

CBS San Francisco–10/05/2010

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