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Battle Brewing Over Sonoma County Beach Parking Fees

The California Department of Parks and Recreation was appealing the Sonoma County Board of Zoning Adjustment’s denial of its plan to install self-pay boxes at 14 beach parking lots from Salt Point to Bodega Head on the Sonoma Coast.

06/17/2013

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Most Cal State University Campuses Now Charging A Fee To Graduate

Graduating students at more than a dozen California public universities will have to hand over money before they are handed their diplomas.

05/13/2013

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ConsumerWatch: Questions Raised About Bieber-Backed Debit Card?

Teen idol Justin Bieber is selling more than music these days. He’s putting his brand on a pre-paid debit card for teenagers.

04/17/2013

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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