Bay Area Counties Win $6.8 Million False Advertising Ruling Against Overstock.com

After a two-week trial in September, Judge Wynne Carvill ruled Wednesday that Utah-based Overstock.com used formulas to create fictional comparison prices and chose the highest comparison for an item without informing consumers.


A woman shopping online. (CBS)

New California Budget Raises Revenue Through Internet Sales Tax

The spending plan approved Wednesday by Democrats requires companies to collect the state sales tax on online purchases made by California residents.


The Oakland Coliseum ahead of an Athletics game. (AP)

Overstock.com Lands Naming Rights To Oakland Coliseum

The Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum has been renamed the Overstock.com Coliseum under a $7.2 million, six-year deal approved Wednesday by the board that oversees the Coliseum complex.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–04/27/2011


NorCal Prosecutors Sue Overstock.com Over Alleged False Claims

Seven Northern California district attorneys have sued online retailer Overstock.com Inc., accusing the company of regularly making false and misleading claims about its prices.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–11/18/2010