Over 20 Percent Of California's Recycling Centers Shut DownMore than a fifth of California’s recycling redemption centers have closed in the last year, stripping consumers of easy access to recycling and limiting their ability to collect the deposits they made when purchasing bottles and cans.
Lincecum Gets Big Win, Awarded $100,000 In Dispute With Ex-Landlord Two time Cy Young winner Tim Lincecum has won a settlement with a former landlord that sued him. The Chronicle is reporting the Giants pitcher has been awarded a $100 settlement from the former landlord.
ConsumerWatch: Renters Getting Burned By New Online Apartment Rental ScamTrulia.com will now post advisories on all its rental ads warning about scamming tactics. It will also require more identifying information from individuals posting apartment rentals.
PayPal iPhone App Lets You Scan Checks To DepositBetting you wouldn't trek to your bank or the closest ATM if you didn't have to, PayPal has added a feature to its free iPhone application that lets users deposit checks into their PayPal accounts by taking a picture of them.