Fees

BART Ticket Gate

BART Board Votes To Increase Fares, Parking Fees

BART fares and parking fees are going up. The transit company’s board of directors overwhelmingly decided in a vote in Oakland on Thursday to approve the proposed hike.

02/28/2013

Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

Oakland Keeping Extra $316K From Overpaid Parking Tickets, Despite State Law

An audit shows Oakland is keeping cash from overpaid parking tickets despite a state law requiring refunds.

12/20/2012

Southwest Jets lined up at an airport terminal (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Southwest Increasing Fees, Planning To Charge No-Shows

Southwest will still allow travelers to bring two free checked bags, but plans increase the charge for a third bag from $25 to $75 and double the overweight fee to $100.

12/17/2012

Protesters wearing zombie makeup disrupt a UC Regents budget committee meeting in San Francisco, July 18, 2012. (CBS)

UC Tuition Freeze Hinges On Brown’s California Tax Initiative

The University of California Regents on Wednesday voted to endorse the governor’s tax plan, and contingent on its passing, to freeze next year’s undergraduate tuition costs, as well as put into place fee increases for professional programs system-wide.

07/18/2012

Visa credit cards

ConsumerWatch: Credit Counseling Firm Refunds Up-Front Fee

An Arizona-based debt reduction firm that charged a Bay Area couple an up-front fee of nearly $1,300 for its services has refunded the money, after a CBS 5 ConsumerWatch volunteer contacted the business.

07/18/2012

csu-seal

CSU Trustees Approve Salary Increase For Campus Presidents

The trustees of California State University approved 10 and 9 percent salary increases Tuesday for three new campus presidents, including San Francisco State’s new president.

07/17/2012

Protesters interrupt a University of California Board of Regents meeting in Sacramento. (CBS)

Protesters Disrupt UC Regents Meeting In Sacramento

Protesters have disrupted a University of California board meeting where officials are discussing a tuition increase to help close its budget shortfall.

05/16/2012

UC Berkeley

3 Arrested During Protest At UC Regents Meeting In San Francisco

Three people were arrested at a University of California Regents meeting Thursday after a demonstration denouncing a possible state funding deal that protesters said would raise tuition and cut employee benefits.

03/29/2012

City Of Vallejo

Vallejo May Implement Fees For Blighted Foreclosure Cleanup

Foreclosed properties in Vallejo are now under target by city officials who claim that some of them have become eyesores in the neighborhood. Officials are now proposing stiff fines for owners who let their properties go.

03/13/2012

A banking customer uses an ATM at a Wells Fargo Bank in Oakland (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF-Based Wells Fargo Imposing $7 Monthly Checking Fee

Wells Fargo customers in six states who had free checking accounts will pay $7 a month starting in May.

03/08/2012

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