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MASSIVE QUAKE ROCKS MEXICO: 7.2 Magnitude Hits Near Acapulco



PayPal Looks To Conquer Payments In Space

PayPal wants to explore space — or at least begin to figure out how payments and commerce will work beyond Earth’s realm once space travel and tourism take off.


Cars pass through the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Workers Test New Electronic Toll System On Golden Gate Bridge

Workers on the span have begun to test the new all-electronic tolling system Wednesday morning, in hopes of fully implementing it by late March.


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Phil Matier: AC Transit Taking Big Loss On Home Of Former GM

AC Transit foreclosed on the home in July, six months after former GM Rick Fernandez stopped making his loan payments.


City Hall in Stockton. (CBS)

Lenders Say Stockton Bankruptcy Costing Millions, While City Continues Pension Payments

A bond insurer said lenders are losing millions in Stockton’s bankruptcy while the city continues to fund pricey pensions.


California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Controller: California Could Face Cash Crunch By March

State Controller John Chiang sent a letter to lawmakers, telling that immediate action needs to be taken or California will run out of cash by early March.


Tech Report: Girl Scouts Go High-Tech To Sell Cookies

Tech Report: Girl Scouts Go High-Tech To Sell Cookies

The Girl Scouts have left their old-fashioned ways behind, as they are now accepting credit cards to pay for those Thin Mints and Samoas.



ConsumerWatch: Woman’s Adjustable Bed Turns Into Money Pit

An elderly retired postal worker was paying a big price for an adjustable bed, until CBS 5 ConsumerWatch got involved.

KPIX 5–03/09/2011

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ConsumerWatch: New Apps Let You Pay By Cell Phone

New cell phone applications are allowing consumers to pay bills with just a few clicks.

KPIX 5–11/11/2010

California to Delay Payments Sooner than Expected

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, the state’s controller and treasurer are delaying $2.9 billion in payments to school districts and counties a month earlier than expected.