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Blockbuster’s Last Rental Ever: Seth Rogen’s ‘This Is The End’

Fittingly, the final movie ever rented out by one of the video chain’s stores was the apocalyptic comedy starring Seth Rogen and James Franco…

11/12/2013

Flightcar's SFO location. (CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Airport Car Sharing Program Facing Swarm Of Complaints

Earlier this week, the city of Millbrae’s Planning Commission voted unanimously to revoke FlightCar’s conditional permit to operate – citing a long list of problems, including illegally operating a generator, poor maintenance of shrubbery and fire code violations.

11/08/2013

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Blockbuster Throws In The Towel

The DVD-rental chain will close down its remaining US stores and curtail its DVD-by-mail rental service…

11/06/2013

Flightcar's SFO location. (CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Startup Lets SFO Travelers Rent Out Cars While On Vacation

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) – Car sharing has arrived at San Francisco International Airport, and so far more than 650 travelers have tried it out. Flightcar started up operations a few months ago in a […]

05/23/2013

A sign advertising an apartment for rent is displayed in a window in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SJ Renter’s Brush With Foreclosure Led To New Disclosure Requirements For Landlords

When Samantha James signed a lease on a San Jose apartment in the spring of 2011, she had no idea the duplex in College Park had been in foreclosure for about two years.

09/27/2012

Electric scooters for rent in San Francisco. (ScootNetwork.com)

World’s 1st ‘Shared Electric Scooter Fleet’ Unveiled In San Francisco

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and Board of Supervisors president David Chiu were on hand at Civic Center Plaza Wednesday to unveil what was described as the world’s first network of shared electric scooters.

09/26/2012

Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi (State of California)

Embattled East Bay Lawmaker Accused Of Giving Big Raise To Tenant On Staff

California Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi, once busted for shoplifting, is accused of renting an underwater Castro Valley home to a staffer shortly after giving him a big raise.

08/07/2012

Web site image of San Francisco-based Craigslist.(CBS)

Man Arrested After Trying To Sell Rental Car In Belmont Craigslist Deal

A 59-year-old man was arrested in Belmont during the weekend after he allegedly advertised a rented car for sale on Craigslist and stole a cash deposit, according to police.

08/07/2012

A foreclosure sign hangs on a fence in front of a foreclosed home on April 6, 2011. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

East Bay Lawmaker Pusing New Protections For Renters

Just days after Gov. Jerry Brown signed California’s so-called “homeowner bill of rights” into law, Assemblymember Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) is pushing for new protection for renters.

07/16/2012

Alfonso Salazar (Contra Costa County District Attorney)

Former Real Estate Agent Arrested In East Bay Foreclosure Rental Scam

A Contra Costa County man faces nine felony counts ranging from grand theft to perjury and burglary in what prosecutors call a sophisticated foreclosure rental scam.

02/27/2012

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