In the fifth and final part of our special Cover Story Series, KCBS reporter Doug Sovern looks at several proposed solutions to the housing crunch, which all may take some time to make a difference as Bay Area rents and home prices keep rising.
In part four of the KCBS Cover Story Series, “Through the Roof,” Doug Sovern looks at some of the rip-offs and cons that have plagued Bay Area renters during the latest boom.
KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid said people should be aware of warning signs before having an online relationship.
The “ghost scam” continues to victimize seniors, particularly Asian women, in the Bay Area. It’s a crime so serious that the San Francisco District Attorney is personally getting the word out to potential victims.
The Better Business Bureau warns that this prime season for politics can also be a prime season for certain scams.
San Francisco police are warning the public about scam artists who are targeting elderly Asian women in the city’s Sunset District.
It’s less than a month before the April 17th tax filing deadline. While taxpayers and accountants are getting busy, so are criminals.
A handful of Bay Area residents are reporting they’ve been scammed by on-line sellers offering discounted tickets to Disneyland. The suspect ads all appeared on Craigslist in the past month.
State Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones says vulnerable segments of the population are often taken advantage of.
The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents to be aware of a scam targeting the elderly after a woman in her 70s was taken for a ride, both literally and metaphorically speaking.