Ad Blitz Accuses Stanford Health Care Of Putting Patients At Risk For Infections A nasty public campaign, targeting one of the bay area's most prestigious hospitals. A new ad blitz claims Stanford Health Center is putting patients at risk for infections.
Health Advocates Remake Iconic Coca-Cola Ad Into Serious WarningA watchdog group is trying to shake up consumers' perception of soda with a provocative new ad. It turns the famously sweet Coca-Cola "Hilltop" jingle into a sour reminder with a message about the sugary drink.
Sign-Spinning Advertisers Attracting So Much Attention They're Nearly Causing CrashesA California man's sign-spinning advertising business is attracting lots of attention.
Salvation Army Uses 'The Dress' For Powerful Domestic Violence PSA Featuring Battered Woman"The Dress" that stirred up an Internet storm last week is back again, but this time as fodder for a powerful anti-violence campaign.
BuzzFeed, Friskies Team Up For Ad Explaining Super Bowl To KittensBuzzFeed is jumping into the Super Bowl ad fray with their very first television ad. The ad is in partnership with Friskies and it does involve cats.
Castro Valley High Graduate Becomes 1 Of 10 Finalists In Doritos Super Bowl Commercial Contest For $1MA Castro Valley High graduate is one of ten finalists in a Doritos contest to win $1-million, and have his commercial shown during the Super Bowl.
Geico Banner Ad Falls From Plane, Lands On Fremont HomeAn advertising banner touting Geico insurance fell from a plane towing it over Fremont on Monday, striking power lines and landing on a home.
Car Dashes May Be Next Frontier In Targeted AdvertisingLocation based ads are popping up in dashboards across the country, and location is just the beginning of the trend. Advertisers are targeting consumers by their vehicle type, the music they listen to, and anything else they may do with their dash.
Beastie Boys Sue GoldieBlox Over Copyright InfringementThe lawsuit claims that the toy company has infringed upon other artists, including Queen, Daft Punk, Kaskade & others...
GoldieBlox Offers Peace To 'Beastie Boys' In Open Letter"Although we believe our parody video falls under fair use, we would like to respect his wishes and yours." - Excerpt from Goldiblox open letter
Beastie Boys In Legal Feud With Oakland Toymaker Over ‘Girls’ Viral AdThe hip-hop group sent a letter to Oakland toymaker GoldieBlox over a viral commercial parodying the hit song "Girls"...
SF Mission District Beer Billboard Promotes Public UrinationA recent Spanish-language billboard advertising Tecate beer in San Francisco’s Mission District appears to endorse public urination.
Super Bowl Ad Has Local Dog Advocates SteamingThe sneaker company's ad features a French Bulldog named Mr. Quiggly, who is about to race a group of greyhounds.
ConsumerWatch: Phony Ads Used As Credit Services LureScammers are doctoring up phony real estate and help-wanted ads that are tricking apartment and job hunters to sign up for subscription credit monitoring services they may not want or need.