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Congress Clears Bill To Ease Flood Insurance Hikes

Congress passed a bill scaling back flood insurance premium increases, allowing below-market insurance rates to be passed on to people buying homes.

03/11/2014

Christmas Day Parking Enforcement In San Francisco

SFMTA Hikes Fees And Fines For Muni And Parking Starting July 1

The SFMTA is raising Muni Adult fast passes by $2 and most parking fines by $3. An expired meter in Downtown will cost $75, while in other place in the city will run $65. The cost of removing a boot will be $312 and parking in a disabled zone will cost a violator $900.

06/21/2013

A firefighter walks around the massive fire in a residential neighborhood September 9, 2010 in a San Bruno. (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

California Regulators Weigh Who Will Pay For Costly PG&E Upgrades

Pacific Gas and Electric has asked state regulators for permission to pass along to consumers the cost of upgrading its natural gas transmission system to safety standards adopted after the deadly San Bruno pipeline explosion.

03/19/2012

Examination in a doctor's office. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Blue Shield Delays Rate Hikes Following Protests

Rate hikes of up to 59 percent for members of Blue Shield of California won’t be going into effect on March 1 as previously thought.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/01/2011

CA OKs Anthem Rate Hike After Controversy

LOS ANGELES (KCBS) _ State regulators have approved rate hikes on individual Anthem Blue Cross health insurance policies, this after public outrage and government scrutiny halted a larger increase.

08/25/2010

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