Rebates

Sprinklers water the lawns of a new housing development July 28, 2005 in Hesperia, California. California's demand for water will jump by 40 percent over the next 25 years according to a study released this week by the Public Policy Institute of California. Half of all the water used by inland homeowners, where growth is booming, goes to irrigating yards, compared to one third or less in the cooler coastal regions. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Free Lawn Removal, Rebates For Homeowners Who Want A More Drought-Friendly Landscape

California’s drought is driving more and more homeowners to give up their lush, green, water-guzzling lawns. Now, landscape companies are offering to rip them out for free, and water districts across the state are giving rebates as incentive.

04/13/2015

Rise of The Planet of The Apes

San Francisco’s Film Rebate Program Attracting Both TV And Movie Production

According to a new report, San Francisco’s Film Rebate Program is bringing in approximately $18 of local spending for every dollar of rebate provided to television and film producers.

01/02/2014

Solar panels on the roof of a Bay Area home. (CBS)

Californians Installing Solar At High Rates; Incentive Programs Running Out

This despite the state’s incentive program winding down with its goal nearly achieved.

07/12/2013

(CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Some Californians To Receive Health Insurance Rebates

More than a million Californians will receive rebates from their health insurers next week. The refunds are the first tangible results of the federal health care overhaul.

07/25/2012

Embarcadero Center in San Francisco (CBS)

San Francisco Considers Extending Film Crew Perks

A push is on in San Francisco to extend tax breaks for the film industry for a couple more years.

04/25/2012

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Santa Clara County Rewards Homeowners For Energy Conservation

Santa Clara County is offering generous discounts for home energy check-ups, as rising temperatures have many homeowners thinking about ways to keep their house cool this summer.

09/07/2011

(AP)

Energy-Efficient Californians To Save Money Through New Program

A new energy saving program has been rolled out in the Bay Area to help homeowners become more energy efficient while saving on utility costs.

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