House Passes Equality Act, Bolstering Legal Protections for LGBTQ AmericansThe House passed a bill on Thursday known as the Equality Act, which would enshrine legal protections for LGBTQ Americans by amending existing civil rights laws to prevent businesses and institutions from discriminating against people based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
Six Bay Area Employers Cited By Cal/OSHA For COVID-19 Safety ViolationsCal/OSHA has cited six employers in the greater Bay Area for failing to adequately protect employees from the novel coronavirus, the agency said Friday.
San Francisco Signs Immigrant Protection Memo With Mexican Consular GeneralThe Mexican Consul General and the San Francisco District Attorney signed a memo extending victim advocacy program for the undocumented.
Louis Farrakhan Offers Beyoncé Tour Protection"You're going to picket. You're not going to offer her police protection. But the FOI will."
16 California Firefighters Placed On Paid Leave As Ongoing Sex Tape Investigation ContinuesSixteen state firefighters have been placed on paid leave in an ongoing investigation that grew out of what California fire officials say were unfounded allegations of a sex tape.
San Francisco and L.A. County District Attorneys Sue Uber, Reach Settlement With LyftThe district attorneys of San Francisco and Los Angles announced on Tuesday they are suing ride services company Uber and have reached a settlement with Lyft.
CDC Releases Revised Guidelines For Protecting Medical Staff From EbolaOfficials on Monday night released the advice, which health workers had pushed hard for after two Dallas nurses became infected while caring for the first person diagnosed with the virus in the United States.
How To Protect Your Valuables While TravelingLearn valuable tips on how to protect your valuables while traveling.
BART Police Bump Up Presence, Offer Escorts For Holiday Shoppers In SF, OaklandBay Area Rapid Transit riders can expect to see more police officers in stations, and on trains starting Thursday.
Red Flag Warning Puts Marin County Firefighters On High-AlertA red flag warning has been extended until Monday morning for Marin County and the East Bay hills.
ConsumerWatch: New Protections Rolled Out For Air TravelersThis week, new rules issued by the Department of Transportation will go into effect that will further protect passenger rights.
ConsumerWatch: Pre-Paid Debit Card Users Have Less ProtectionSam Gold used his pre-paid WePay debit card to withdraw $200 from his local Wells Fargo ATM. Gold expected to see a $3 processing fee on his receipt because he wasn’t a Wells Fargo customer. However, when he received his bank statement, a second transaction of $203 was tacked on.
KCBS In Depth: Consumer IssuesAn interview with Consumer Action's Joe Ridout on the many issues facing consumers these days, including credit, privacy issues and protecting yourself from scams.
Santa Clara County Pulls Out All Stops To Prevent Elder AbuseThe problem of elder abuse was in the spotlight on Wednesday, which marked World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.