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NBC Bay Area Responds Archive

NBC Bay Area Responds Archive

Thursday, Jun 8, 2017

Money Recovered By NBC Bay Area Responds

Money Recovered By NBC Bay Area Responds

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017

Buying a Home? Then Consider This Consumer Tip

Buying a Home?  Then Consider This Consumer Tip

Buying a home comes with piles of paperwork and seemingly endless fees. But Consumer Investigator Chris Chmura says one fee is negotiable.

Monday, Aug 14, 2017

Back to School Consumer Tips

Back to School Consumer Tips

NBC Bay Area Responds to parents getting their kids ready to go back to school. Consumer Investigator Chris Chmura has some homework for you.

Friday, Aug 11, 2017

SJ Relents on Flawed Fireworks Fines; Residents Celebrate

SJ Relents on Flawed Fireworks Fines; Residents Celebrate

The City of San Jose dismisses all citations it issued this summer, because the criteria for fireworks citations “had not been evenly applied.”

Thursday, Aug 10, 2017

San Jose Does About-Face on Illegal Fireworks Citations

San Jose Does About-Face on Illegal Fireworks Citations

The city of San Jose has done an about-face on its illegal fireworks crackdown after handing out fines that were found to be questionable.

Wednesday, Aug 9, 2017

Tips for When Food in Your Fridge Goes Bad During Blackout

Tips for When Food in Your Fridge Goes Bad During Blackout

There’s a blackout and the food in your refrigerator goes bad. Now what? Consumer Investigator Chris Chmura says you need to take pictures on your way to the trash.

Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017

East Bay Man Unable to Get Pfizer Rebate

East Bay Man Unable to Get Pfizer Rebate

NBC Bay Area Responds to an El Sobrante woman who says Pfizer wouldn't issue a promise $225 rebate. Consumer Investigator Chris Chmura reports.

Monday, Aug 7, 2017

Company Blames Sunnyvale Man for TV Problems

Company Blames Sunnyvale Man for TV Problems

NBC Bay Area Responds to a Sunnyvale man whose new TV stopped working and he says the company blamed him. Consumer Investigator Chris Chmura reports.

Friday, Aug 11, 2017

San Jose Acknowledges 'Problems' with $500 Fireworks Fine

San Jose Acknowledges 'Problems' with $500 Fireworks Fine

The City of San Jose concedes there might be problems with a system that spit out $500 fireworks fines with little or no investigation. Residents are frustrated because they're still being forced to pay...

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How to Watch the Solar Eclipse in the Bay Area
How to Watch the Solar Eclipse in the Bay Area

For the first time in 40 years, a solar eclipse will be visible in the United States and it has more than just astronomy fanatics in a frenzy of excitement. While many have already made preparations for...

Park Officials to Review Warning Signs on Ocean Beach
Park Officials to Review Warning Signs on Ocean Beach

World class swimmers and concerned locals say it’s too dangerous to swim at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach – a three-mile stretch of sand patrolled by the National Park Service. NBC Bay Area investigates what...

Investigation Continues After Small Plane Crashes in Oregon
Investigation Continues After Small Plane Crashes in Oregon

An investigation continued Sunday one day after a small plane typically based at the San Carlos Airport crashed near an airport in Madras, Oregon.

5 Facts That Make Modern Pet Ownership Easy
5 Facts That Make Modern Pet Ownership Easy

Owning a pet is a big responsibility, but it can fit any lifestyle and budget by considering these simple facts

Eclipse Eve: Millions Converge Across US to See Sun Go Dark
Eclipse Eve: Millions Converge Across US to See Sun Go Dark

Millions of Americans converged on a narrow corridor stretching from Oregon to South Carolina to watch the moon blot out the midday sun Monday for a wondrous couple of minutes in the first total solar eclipse to...

One Killed After Car Careens Off Highway 17 Near Los Gatos
One Killed After Car Careens Off Highway 17 Near Los Gatos

One person was killed and another was injured after the car they were riding in plummeted down a steep embankment along Highway 17 near Los Gatos early Sunday, according to officials.