Oakland Small Businesses Battle Big-Box Stores on Plaid Friday WeekendPlaid Friday Weekend is the start of a season-long effort to encourage residents and visitors to shop locally.
Change-Of-Address Fraud: Easy For Crooks, Hard For Consumers To FixKPIX has learned the problem of mail change-of-address fraud may be much bigger than the U.S. Postal Service has been willing to admit.
Wells Fargo Warns Expanded Sales Review May Show More Unauthorized AccountsWells Fargo has been trying to repair its reputation after admitting last fall that employees opened as many as 2 million accounts without getting customers' permission.
Online Consignment Stores Flourishing In Bay AreaRacks and racks of used clothing fill the massive Bay Area warehouse of online consignment fashion startup ThredUp.
Complaints Rise Over Colorado-Based Cremation Firm Operating Illegally In CaliforniaA cremation provider with a history of legal problems and unhappy customers is operating in California despite being ordered to stop.
Parent Tests Prompt Lead Concerns in Popular Sippy CupsA popular children's brand is backtracking on a voluntary recall after a blogger and parents across the country claimed to have found lead in the company's sippy cup.
McDonald's To Give Away Secret SauceTo get you come into McDonald's and buy new versions of its Big Mac, the chain is giving away 10,000 bottles of its trademark special sauce for people to use at home.
Twin Saves Brother Trapped Under DresserA 2-year-old boy in Utah has been caught on a nanny cam saving his twin brother by pushing a fallen dresser off him.
Company Brings Safe 'Baby Box' To U.S.A new trend has some parenting experts saying that a specially designed cardboard box could be a far safer place for a baby to sleep than a fancy crib.
Many Consumers Entitled to Class-Action Lawsuit CashFrom misleading advertising claims to exposing their customers to identity theft, companies pay tens of millions of dollars each year to settle class action lawsuits aimed at addressing ways they may have wronged their customers.
Amtrak Bans Galaxy Note 7 Phone From Trains And StationsAmtrak has issued a warning over social media that use of the Samsung Galaxy 7 Note phone is not permitted on trains, buses, stations and platforms.
ConsumerWatch: Sky-High PG&E Bill Comes as Shock to East Bay CustomerWhen John Graves started seeing his electricity bill soaring near -- then above -- a thousand a month, his first thought was that he had a malfunctioning "smart meter."
Study: Millennials More Likely To Get Scammed Than GrandparentsThe stereotype of a scam victim often focuses on the innocent granny, but a new study shows that Millennials are more likely to fall victim to scams than their parents and grandparents.
Travelers Warned About Lack Of Security With In-Flight Wi-FiWith the summer travel season in full swing, many airline passengers who spend their flights on their phones and computers might want to take precautions with in-flight wi-fi service.
Seven Automakers Add 4.4M Vehicles To Takata RecallSeven automakers are adding nearly 4.4 million vehicles to the massive Takata air bag inflator recall.