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Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017

Tips for Handling Contractor Disputes

Tips for Handling Contractor Disputes

Contractor disputes commonly cross the desk of our Responds team. Consumer Investigator Chris Chmura has a vital piece of information that might help prevent a problem.

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017

Martinez Man Says He Was Duped Into Upgrading Rental Car

Martinez Man Says He Was Duped Into Upgrading Rental Car

NBC Bay Area Responds to a Martinez man who felt duped by a car rental company. Consumer Investigator Chris Chmura reports.

Monday, Apr 24, 2017

Hillsborough Man Claims PG&E Owes Him Money

Hillsborough Man Claims PG&E Owes Him Money

NBC Bay Area Responds to a Hillsborough man who said PG&E owed him a chunk of money. Consumer Investigator Chris Chmura reports.

Saturday, Apr 22, 2017

Changes to Pediatric Dental Anesthesia May Hit Roadblock

Changes to Pediatric Dental Anesthesia May Hit  Roadblock

The death of an Albany boy after a visit to the dentist has inspired a call for sweeping changes to state law that could move forward next week. But there’s a battle. Consumer Investigator Chris Chmura is...

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017

These Laws Can Help You Save Money

These Laws Can Help You Save Money

Little known laws can save consumers big money. Consumer Investigator Chris Chmura shows you how.

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017

SJ Man Says School Won’t Let Him Finish Online Course He Paid For

SJ Man Says School Won’t Let Him Finish Online Course He Paid For

NBC Bay Area Responds to a San Jose man who paid $1,400 for a professional course that he says the school wouldn’t let him complete. Consumer Investigator Chris Chmura reports.

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017

SF Drone Company Collects $38M, Makes Zero Deliveries

SF Drone Company Collects $38M, Makes Zero Deliveries

A San Francisco start-up takes thousands of pre-orders worth millions, but never delivers the promised product. Consumers want refunds. And now, the DA is involved.

Monday, Apr 17, 2017

Pleasanton Man Never Receives Smoke Detectors for Church

Pleasanton Man Never Receives Smoke Detectors for Church

NBC Bay Area Responds to a Pleasanton man who paid $600 for some items that he never received. So he reached out to our consumer team for help. Consumer Investigator Chris Chmura reports.

Friday, Apr 14, 2017

Tax Day Tips: Beware of Scams, Reminders for Returns

Tax Day Tips: Beware of Scams, Reminders for Returns

NBC Bay Area Responds is taking questions from viewers about the IRS. Consumer Investigator Chris Chmura reports with a few topics we are helping them with.

Top Stories
Police in Standoff with Walnut Creek Homicide Suspect
Police in Standoff with Walnut Creek Homicide Suspect

Officers who have been searching for a suspect who allegedly fatally shot a woman in Walnut Creek appeared to be involved in a standoff situation with the suspect in Martinez late Thursday.

Women Report Hidden Camera in Ladies Room at Fremont Company
Women Report Hidden Camera in Ladies Room at Fremont Company

Police interviewed exactly zero potential suspects after quality inspector Vien Hoang and a female colleague discovered a hidden camera recording videos of them in the ladies room at Elma Electronics.

Hundreds Protest After Coulter's Cal Visit Canceled
Hundreds Protest After Coulter's Cal Visit Canceled

Berkeley, known as the home of the free speech movement, was under heavy police watch on Thursday as hundreds of people waving American flags and chanting USA gathered in a park to protest a canceled appearance...

The Benefits of Memory Foam Mattresses
The Benefits of Memory Foam Mattresses

With its NASA-developed technology, a responsive, memory foam mattress offers a bespoke experience that can lead to an excellent night’s sleep

'Major, Major Conflict' Possible With North Korea: Trump
'Major, Major Conflict' Possible With North Korea: Trump

President Donald Trump warned on Thursday that the U.S. could be headed toward a "major, major conflict" with North Korea over the country's nuclear and missile programs, NBC News reported. The president spoke...

49ers Pick Stanford DE Solomon Thomas in the First Round
49ers Pick Stanford DE Solomon Thomas in the First Round

After trading down one spot, the San Francisco 49ers on Thursday used the No. 3 overall pick in the NFL Draft to get a defensive end, taking Solomon Thomas out of Stanford.