Fastrak Averages 33 Mistaken Toll Violations Per DayEvery day, an average of 33 car owners are mistakenly accused of failing to pay a toll on a Bay Area Bridge, and many of those say fighting Fastrak’s mistakes can be time consuming and frustrating.
PayPal Makes Man $92 Quadrillion Richer (Temporarily)Please imagine how giddy Pennsylvania PR executive Chris Reynolds must have felt when PayPal made him $92 quadrillion richer -- $92,233,720,368,547,800 richer to be precise.
Google Stock Plunges After Earnings Report Released Early By Mistake; Trading HaltedTrading was halted on Google stock after the price plunged Thursday, following the early release of Q3 earnings reports.
2-Word Ballot Measure Mistake Could Cost Santa Clara Water District $548MA two-word mistake could threaten a half-billion dollar tax measure in Santa Clara County.
Blunder Could Leave San Jose Library Measure Off The November BallotThe San Jose City Clerk's Office made a mistake in calculating the number of signatures a library petition would need to qualify for the November ballot.
Math Error Hands Dublin High School Elite National RankingU.S. News and World Report recently released its list of the best high schools in the country, with Dublin High School topping the Bay Area at number 12. As it turns out, the celebration at the East Bay school was short lived.
ConsumerWatch: Pre-Paid Debit Card Users Have Less ProtectionSam Gold used his pre-paid WePay debit card to withdraw $200 from his local Wells Fargo ATM. Gold expected to see a $3 processing fee on his receipt because he wasn’t a Wells Fargo customer. However, when he received his bank statement, a second transaction of $203 was tacked on.
Biden Backs NFL Giants In San Francisco Campaign FlubBiden, speaking at an event in San Francisco’s Financial District in support of President Obama’s re-election, told supporters that “the Giants are on their way to the Super Bowl,” according to media reports.
Surfer Prematurely Awarded World Title At SF CompetitionThe Association of Surfing Professionals said Friday that it gaffed when it prematurely awarded the world title to surfing legend Kelly Slater in San Francisco on Wednesday, citing a calculation error for the mix-up.