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Thursday, Mar 23, 2017

Woman Couldn't Get Insurance Company to Honor Promise

Woman Couldn't Get Insurance Company to Honor Promise

A Menlo Park woman says her homeowners insurance company made a promise that it didn’t keep. And it was going to cost her thousands of dollars. She turned to Consumer Investigator Chris Chmura for help.

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017

Bay Area Grocery Accused of Selling Expired Food

Bay Area Grocery Accused of Selling Expired Food

A viewer recently wrote NBC Bay Area with concerns about a grocery store selling out-of-date food. Consumer Investigator Chris Chmura reports.

Monday, Mar 20, 2017

T-Mobile Tries to Collect Debt on Closed Account

T-Mobile Tries to Collect Debt on Closed Account

We Respond: A Mountain View man says T-mobile sent him to a debt collector, even though he says the company had nothing to collect because he closed out his T-mobile account in 2015. Consumer reporter Chris Chmura reports.

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017

Fremont Cafe Charging Too Much Sales Tax

Fremont Cafe Charging Too Much Sales Tax

A Newark woman scrutinized her receipts from a local cafe and noticed something didn’t add up -- she was paying more sales tax than she should have. And the state says more consumers could face sales tax errors when some big changes kick in April 1st. Consumer Investigator Chris Chmura reports.

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017

Fremont Cafe Charging Too Much Sales Tax

Fremont Cafe Charging Too Much Sales Tax

A Newark woman scrutinized her receipts from a local cafe and noticed something didn’t add up -- she was paying more sales tax than she should have. And the state says more consumers could face sales tax errors...

Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017

Berkeley Family Hit With $1,400 Headache

Berkeley Family Hit With $1,400 Headache

NBC Bay Area Responds to a Berkeley family who had $1,400 worth of trouble from an electrician. Consumer Investigator Chris Chmura reports.

Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017

Smartphone Could Save You From Getting a Ticket

Smartphone Could Save You From Getting a Ticket

If you’re getting pulled over by police, your smartphone might save you from a ticket. Consumer Investigator Chris Chmura explains how.

Monday, Mar 13, 2017

Alameda Woman Waits Months for Expedia Refund

Alameda Woman Waits Months for Expedia Refund

NBC Bay Area Responds to an Alameda woman who waited months for a refund from Expedia, but couldn't get it. Consumer Investigator Chris Chmura reports.

Thursday, Mar 9, 2017

Bay Area Woman Fights to Get Security Deposit Back

Bay Area Woman Fights to Get Security Deposit Back

NBC Bay Area Responds to a Bay Area woman who spent a full year trying to get her landlord to return their security deposit. Consumer Investigator Chris Chmura reports.

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PHOENIX -- All signs point to the Raiders being approved for relocation to Las Vegas. It could happen as early as Monday, when the topic will be discussed at the NFL owners meetings in Phoenix. It could be Tuesday. Or in May. Or at any point in a conference call. The timing is less important than the ultimate outcome. The when is uncertain. The what seems likely, though not guaranteed, at this stage. The Raiders need 24 of 32 approval votes to relocate and start construction on new digs.

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San Jose Homes to Remain Vulnerable to Floods for Years

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US Condemns Arrests of Corruption Protesters Across Russia

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SF's Professional Soccer Team Kicks Off Inaugural Campaign

The Bay Area on Saturday officially welcomed its newest member to the professional sports community.