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Salvage

A Bay Area car owner says his insurer gave him two bad choices when he submitted a vandalism claim for his prized 2004 Volvo station wagon (CBS)

Bay Area Car Owner Battles Insurance Company Trying To Total His Volvo After Vandalism

Car insurance is supposed to protect you when your car gets damaged. But, a Bay Area car owner says his insurer gave him two bad choices when he submitted a vandalism claim for his prized 2004 Volvo station wagon – and neither would result in the simple repairs he needed.

07/07/2014

The Coast Guard monitors a sailboat which ran aground in shallow water near Pacifica State Beach, March 4, 2013. (CBS)

Stolen Luxury Yacht Towed To Richmond Salvage Yard; May Be Total Loss

The multi-million dollar luxury sailing yacht that was run aground by alleged thieves off Linda Mar Beach in Pacifica Monday is now safe at a Richmond salvage yard. But, it’s possible the vessel endured so much damage that it could be declared a total loss.

03/05/2013

America’s Cup: World Series 2012 II

Rescuer Of French America’s Cup Boat Seeks Huge Cash Award

A Bay Area sailor is seeking thousands in award money after rescuing a drifting catamaran belonging to the French America’s Cup World Series known as Energy, according to a report in the San Francisco Chronicle.

10/10/2012

Cars drive drive along U.S. 101 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Brown Signs Bill Warning Car Buyers Of Damage

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill requiring car dealers to mark vehicles with a sticker alerting potential buyers to damage.

09/26/2011

Car Crash

ConsumerWatch: Bay Area Car Buyer Finds Holes in Carfax Report

A CARFAX report will tell you a lot about a car you’re interested in buying. But, it may omit some important facts, as one East Bay car buyer found out recently.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/17/2011