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BART Police Bump Up Presence, Offer Escorts For Holiday Shoppers In SF, Oakland

Bay Area Rapid Transit riders can expect to see more police officers in stations, and on trains starting Thursday.

12/13/2012

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Red Flag Warning Puts Marin County Firefighters On High-Alert

A red flag warning has been extended until Monday morning for Marin County and the East Bay hills.

06/10/2012

Travelers At SFO

ConsumerWatch: New Protections Rolled Out For Air Travelers

This week, new rules issued by the Department of Transportation will go into effect that will further protect passenger rights.

01/24/2012

A banking customer uses an ATM at a Wells Fargo Bank in Oakland (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: Pre-Paid Debit Card Users Have Less Protection

Sam 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.

01/24/2012

Credit Cards

KCBS In Depth: Consumer Issues

An interview with Consumer Action’s Joe Ridout on the many issues facing consumers these days, including credit, privacy issues and protecting yourself from scams.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/31/2011

Elderly person gets pushed in a wheelchair

Santa Clara County Pulls Out All Stops To Prevent Elder Abuse

The problem of elder abuse was in the spotlight on Wednesday, which marked World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/15/2011

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