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Rates

Kaiser Permanente

Public Officials Criticize Oakland-Based Kaiser For Rate Hikes

One of California’s biggest insurers is drawing complaints from employers who say the company’s policies are no longer the bargain for quality care that they once were.

07/26/2013

Water Faucet

EBMUD Proposes Raising Water Rates For Customers

East Bay Municipal Utility District General Manager Alexander Coate Tuesday proposed a 19 percent water rate increase for customers over the next two years to pay for infrastructure and maintenance work.

05/14/2013

An aerial view of the construction of the new San Francisco 49ers stadium in Santa Clara, February 5, 2013. (CBS)

Santa Clara 49ers Stadium To Cost Millions Less Than Expected

That’s because interest rates have dropped since the team started construction on the project.

05/01/2013

San Bruno gas pipeline blast

PG&E Customers To Foot $299 Million In Pipeline Safety Costs

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. rates are set to increase by $299 million to help pay for pipeline inspection and upgrade costs in the wake of the fatal 2010 gas pipeline explosion in a San Francisco Bay area suburb.

12/20/2012

parking meter

San Francisco Set To Roll Out Varied Parking Meter Rates

Parking meter rates are once again being adjusted as the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency works through its SFpark’s pilot program.

10/05/2011

Netflix headquarters

Netflix Rates Rise Up To 60 Percent For DVD, Streaming

Netflix is raising its prices by as much as 60 percent for millions of subscribers who want to rent DVDs by mail and watch video on the Internet.

CBS San Francisco–07/12/2011

Second & San Carlos Street Garage, San Jose

Downtown San Jose Parking Rates On The Rise

Soon drivers will have to open their wallets a little wider to park in downtown San Jose after the city council has approved a 33 percent rate increase at downtown garages.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/22/2011

analog electricity meter

PG&E Rate Change: Heavy Users Pay Less, Light Users Pay More

California regulators have approved Pacific Gas & Electric rate changes that give homeowners who use large amounts of electricity a break while those who conserve pay more.

KPIX 5–05/27/2011

(AP)

PG&E Raises Rates For Some Low-Income California Customers

The California Public Utilities Commission has approved a proposal to lower rates for high volume Pacific Gas and Electric customers, and raise rates for some low-income users.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/26/2011