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.
An audit shows Oakland is keeping cash from overpaid parking tickets despite a state law requiring refunds.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Protesters have disrupted a University of California board meeting where officials are discussing a tuition increase to help close its budget shortfall.
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.
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.
Wells Fargo customers in six states who had free checking accounts will pay $7 a month starting in May.