Latest Consumer News

Sonoma Man Accused Of Defrauding People Paying Back Student LoansThe owner of a financial services enterprise has been arrested and charged in federal court in San Francisco with fraud in connection with an alleged scheme to steal millions of dollars from people trying to repay student loans.
California To Require Solar Panels On All New HomesCalifornia’s push toward more renewable energy has reached a major milestone with a new mandate beginning in 2020 that requires all new homes built to include solar rooftop panels.
CDC: Central Coast Romaine Lettuce Still Off Limits After More IllnessesThe US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention continues to warn against eating any romaine lettuce from California's Central Coast amid a multistate outbreak of E. coli illnesses linked to romaine lettuce.
Target Pays $7.4 Million To Settle California Hazardous Waste SuitRetail store giant Target Corp. has agreed to pay $7.4 million to settle allegations that it violated a 2011 stipulated judgment regarding the company’s handling and disposal of retail hazardous waste, prosecutors said.
Infant Ibuprofen Sold At CVS, Walmart, Family Dollar RecalledThe recalled lots of the product have been found to potentially have higher concentrations of ibuprofen.
Postal Inspector Offers Tips On Preventing Porch TheftsFront porches have become easy targets for crooks, especially as we get closer to Christmas. But even as surveillance cameras are catching porch pirates in the act on a daily basis, mail theft arrests are pretty rare.