In 2012, ConsumerWatch reporter Julie Watts went undercover shopping at 5 Safeway stores in 3 counties. She was overcharged 5 times. According to more than 1,800 scanner inspections at Safeway-operated stores in 31 California counties and 11 different states, ConsumerWatch discovered that inspectors were overcharged on 1 out of every 50 items purchased over a 5 years span in California alone.
With Black Friday still the most popular day to shop during the holidays according to a new CBS News poll, more retailers than ever will now be open on Thanksgiving Day, even as retail experts warn not every holiday deal is as great as it sounds.
It was a ride to prom the CHP told KPIX 5 never should have happened. Brentwood high school senior Derrick Bella and nearly fifty of his friends rented a party bus from Starlight Party Bus Rentals to shuttle them to senior prom in San Francisco.
It has been a bit stinky in one Bay Area neighborhood. For six months residents in San Francisco’s Noe Valley have been walking through a sewer leak at the corner of 22nd and Hoffman.
More people than ever are using prepaid cards to buy things and pay bills. And now more scammers are using them, too — as a payment menthod to steal money from unsuspecting victims.
A Peninsula solar firm is looking to hire nearly 300 new employees every business quarter.
SolarCity is a home grown Bay Area company
A merged American Airlines and US Airways will carry more passengers around the world than any other, but even the biggest airline flying doesn’t need eight hub airports on the ground.
A Bay Area Hindu man’s life has been dramatically altered after accidentally being served a sandwich containing meat on an airplane.
As if the holidays weren’t hard enough on the pocket book, the staples for your holiday meal are about to get more expensive. Due to the drought, everything from turkey to cider is expected to cost 5-20% more this year.
Levi Strauss, San Francisco’s jeans makers, is now making “green” jeans with materials straight from the recycling bin.