Ryan Reynolds as Hal Jordan in scene from movie "Green Lantern", Warner Bros. Pictures graphic element. (AP)

Hollywood Flubs Movie System Launch; Miffs Users

Warner Bros. is learning a hard lesson about launching an ill-conceived product in the age of social media. When the studio introduced its first movies…


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Hetch Hetchy Water Treatment System Zaps Bugs With UV Light

A high-tech water-treatment system is making some of Northern California’s cleanest water even cleaner.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–07/20/2011

A customer at a salon has her nails done. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: UV Dryers At Salons May Pose Cancer Risk

It’s not just nail polish with toxic chemicals causing safety concerns. There is another hazard at nail salons that has some doctors suggesting women wear sunscreen before getting a manicure.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–10/04/2010