6.5 Million Pounds Of Beef Recalled Due To Salmonella OutbreakArizona-based meat producer JBS Tolleson Inc. announced Thursday it was recalling 6,500,966 pounds of "various raw, non-intact beef products" due to an outbreak of salmonella including four cases in California.
Local Teens Develop High-Tech Device To Help The Visually ImpairedA group of Bay Area teens on Friday was mingling with Silicon Valley's top dogs, sharing a new device and app that help the visually impaired.
California Net Neutrality Bill Clears AssemblyThe state assembly voted Wednesday to enshrine net neutrality in law, delivering a major victory to advocates looking to require an equal playing field on the Internet.
State Board Of Pharmacy Investigating Kaiser EpiPen PolicyAfter some parents were outraged at having to pay full price for half of the EpiPens Kaiser was providing to treat food and other allergies, state officials are investigating the situation.
Charges Of Verizon Data Throttling During Wildfires Raises Safety ConcernsAccusations by a Bay Area fire chief against Verizon claiming the carrier put lives at risk by slowing internet speeds for crews and customers in fire zones are raising concerns of data throttling could impact the public in other emergencies.
Brookstone Files for Bankruptcy, Will Close Mall StoresBrookstone, the ubiquitous seller of cool but largely unneeded things, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and will close the 101 of its stores that are located in malls.
Authorities Warn Of 'Sextortion' Phishing Scam Using Real PasswordsThe newest "sextortion" phishing scam circulating online is targeting victims with threats of exposing their use of porn and actual passwords.
Starbucks Raises Brewed Coffee Price in U.S. StoresStarbucks said Thursday it has raised the price of a regular drip coffee by 10 cents to 20 cents in most U.S. stores.
Why California Continues To Put Millions At Risk Of ID Theft: The EDD RespondsCalifornia's Employment Development Department says it will continue to print Social Security numbers on many documents it mails and admits it doesn’t know how many people have been compromised by those mailings.
Dairy Processors Differ When Setting Milk Shelf LifeIs the date on that carton of milk in your refrigerator sell-by or best-by? As KPIX consumer reporter Julie Watts found out, there's no single, standard way to rate milk shelf life.
Real Estate Startups Streamline Sales, Cut Closing CostsWith Bay Area home sale prices routinely running to seven figures, sellers are looking to trim the commissions they pay realtors and a slew of Silicon Valley startups are vying to do just that.
Retailers' Efforts to Stop Gift Card Scams Often Fall ShortGift cards are worth billions to retailers yet they are a common tool for scammers. Now some question whether stores that profit from gift card-related scams should be doing more to stop them.
5 Indicted in Alleged $80 Million California Recycling FraudThe owner and four employees of Recycling Services Alliance Corporation are charged with swindling the state's beverage container recycling program out of $80.3 million over several years.
Court to Check Out Online Retailers That Don't Charge TaxThe Supreme Court is hearing a case this week that could affect how much customers pay for online purchases.
Amazon Echo 'Drop In' Feature Prompts Fears Of Easy EavesdroppingAs voice-based "personal assistants" are becoming ubiquitous in modern, connected American homes, so is the feeling they might be listening in on people when they least expect it or want it.