ConsumerWatch: Sky-High PG&E Bill Comes as Shock to East Bay CustomerWhen John Graves started seeing his electricity bill soaring near -- then above -- a thousand a month, his first thought was that he had a malfunctioning "smart meter."
Another 'Green' Car Seat Tests Positive For 'Cancer-Causing' Chemical Flame RetardantAn analysis of a child car seat marketed to the public as not containing a cancer-causing flame retardant has found that the car seat indeed tests positive for the carcinogen.
'It's It,' Beloved SF Ice Cream Sandwich, Adds Green Tea FlavorSan Francisco's signature ice cream sandwich It's It introduced a green tea flavored version and it's already a big hit.
Airport Pre-Check Programs Swamped With Applicants; Appointments Booked 24/7With increased airport security measures now common, some people have been forced to wait months to get an appointment for programs like Global Entry.
Napa Car Dealership Closure Leaves Customers in LimboAbout 100 customers of a now-closed car dealership in Napa say they’ve been unable to register their new cars, or are still listed as the owners of cars they traded-in, because the dealership failed to file appropriate notices and fees with the DMV.
California Kids Have Higher Levels Of Flame Retardant Chemicals In Bodies Than East CoastersChildren in California have twice the levels of flame retardants chemicals in their bodies as kids on the East Coast, and the likely culprit is the state's standards on flame retardants.
Car Seat Chemical Probe Prompts Legislation, Lands KPIX Reporter On CBS 'The Talk'A KPIX 5 investigation exposing the false advertising, legal loopholes and outdated regulations that allow the exposure of millions of babies and toddlers to dangerous chemicals in car seats is generating national attention.
Feds Blamed For Exposing Kids To "Cancer-Causing" Car Seat ChemicalsA recent KPIX investigation repeatedly uncovered concerning, even cancer causing, chemicals in a majority of the car seats tested, and many blame the federal government.
AT&T Aims To Pull Plug On Traditional LandlinesWhile many people use cell phones exclusively, there are still plenty of traditional landlines in California homes and businesses. However, state lawmakers are considering pulling the plug on what's known as "plain old telephone service."
Child Credit Freeze Federal Legislation Stalled Due To PoliticsA California bill that would help protect kids from ID theft is one step closer to becoming law.
Cancer-Causing Chemical In Car Seats; Manufacturers Served With Violations, Consumers Left In DarkParents are being left in the dark about toxic chemicals in their children's car seats, even after companies are served with violation notices, because of a loophole in the law requiring notification.
Consumer Reporter's Shocking Discovery – Daughter & Car Seat, Positive for "Cancer-Causing" Flame RetardantLike most flame retardants, TDCPP does not stay inside car seats and kids are more susceptible to the harmful effects of chemical flame retardants because their cells are still developing.