Safety Features On New Cars Not Translating To Insurance DiscountsNew cars have many more safety features than models from even four or five years ago, but those slick new devices won’t get you much of a break on the price of your auto insurance.
EpiPen Manufacturer Offers Discount Coupons After Backlash Over 400% Price HikeAfter a furor over what appears to be price-gouging, the drug maker of life-saving EpiPen Auto-Injectors is offering discounts to patients who use them.
Solano County Joins Prescription Drug Discount ProgramSolano County is joining 30 other counties in the state that offer a prescription drug discount program.
NFL Experience Offers Discount For Fans Sporting 49ers, Raiders AttireBay Area football teams won't be winning the Super Bowl this year, but their fans can win a discount at the NFL Experience if they sport team attire.
Is Apple Getting Sweetheart Deals On Rent At Malls Due To Foot Traffic Its Stores Bring In?Because of the amount of foot traffic Apple brings to malls, in many cases, the stores are able to negotiate for a better rental deal.
Price Matching During Holidays Is Easy Money That Many Pass UpFor some holiday shopping is a contact sport, but scoring better deals this holiday season doesn’t even require getting off the couch.
4 Ways To Save On Golden Gate's New $7 Bridge Tolls The toll to cross the Golden Gate Bridge will go up next week (and every summer for the following four years), meaning it’ll cost $7 for the average Joe to cross the span next Monday, and $8 by 2018. So what are you going to do about it, aside from complaining? Here are some simple cost savers.
Low Or No Cost Health Care Options For People With Low IncomesSeveral health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.
SF Hotels Offering Discounts To Stranded Passengers The San Francisco Travel Association, which is the official tourism marketing organization for the City and County of San Francisco, announced deals with five hotels to offer discounted rates.
ConsumerWatch: Websites Offer Discounted Theater TicketsA new Bay Area start-up is making it easier to save money on movie tickets. Dealflicks offers users discounts of between 15% to 37% on tickets at independent theaters all over the country.
Best Places For Black Friday Shopping Deals In The PeninsulaMany shoppers watch closely for announcements of Black Friday store hours and sales in the days prior to Thanksgiving, as opening hours will vary. Regular fans of the day have carefully planned their lists and attack, prepared to shop 'til they drop, with some stores in malls opening at midnight or in the wee hours on eve of Black Friday. Independent store owners on main streets throughout the Peninsula suggest Saturday is a great shopping day, once the flurry over big-ticket items in box and chain stores dies down.
ConsumerWatch: Coupons Go Missing From East Bay PapersReaders of the Contra Costa Times and other East Bay newspapers who missed their coupon supplements the last few Sundays can call the newspaper’s parent company, and get a refund equal to the cost of the paper.
ConsumerWatch: Shopper Disappointed With Kohl's Coupon PolicyWhen San Jose resident Victor Karazija received a 30 percent coupon plus $20 worth of Kohl’s Cash he purchased two ties, but before paying Karazija said he had already done the math. He figured on a $45 purchase if he applied the 30 percent coupon first then the $20 Kohl’s Cash he would only owe $11.50. But when he handed over the coupons to the sales rep he said he got a big surprise.
ConsumerWatch: Investigation Finds Kohl’s Sale Prices Aren’t Always A Deal Frequent sales and huge discounts are strategies that have kept many Kohl’s shoppers coming back time and again - but are Kohl’s sale prices always as good as they seem?
SF Muni Fare Inspector Kicks 2 Seniors Off Bus For Not Carrying IDA couple in their 60s headed home from the Valentine’s Day Tony Bennett show at City Hall was kicked off a San Francisco Muni bus even though they had paid the fare.