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Jun 8, 2017

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Jan 17, 2019

Surge in Meat & Poultry Recalls, Food Safety Study Finds

Surge in Meat & Poultry Recalls, Food Safety Study Finds

Consumer watchdog CALPIRG, working with its parent organization U.S. PIRG, released a study Thursday that finds a sharp increase in food safety recalls over the last five years.

Jan 15, 2019

Woman Stiffed on Refund For Canceled Vacation Rental

Woman Stiffed on Refund For Canceled Vacation Rental

NBC Bay Area responds to a Redwood City woman whose attempt to get a full refund after canceling her Santa Barbara vacation rental was not accepted by the homeowner before a two-week advance deadline.

Jan 10, 2019

Bay Area Woman's Laminate Floor Lasts Just a Few Years

Bay Area Woman's Laminate Floor Lasts Just a Few Years

NBC Bay Area responds to a Hayward woman whose laminate floor didn’t last. She says it started to bubble and break apart after a few years, and she got nowhere with the manufacturer warranty.

Jan 9, 2019

Movers Break Man's Antique Mirror, Company Refuses to Pay

Movers Break Man's Antique Mirror, Company Refuses to Pay

NBC Bay Area responds to a Sonoma County man who had trouble getting a moving company to pay for his late mother's beloved antique mirror after its workers broke it. Consumer investigator Chris Chmura reports.

Jan 7, 2019

The Mistake That (Almost) Made Local Man $500 Million Richer

The Mistake That (Almost) Made Local Man $500 Million Richer

A Redwood City man won a small settlement in a class action lawsuit, and ended up with a check for $500 million. It was an error, but class actions like this affect millions of Americans - and you may be...

Jan 3, 2019

Bay Area Man With a Dental Work Defect Gets Help With Refund

Bay Area Man With a Dental Work Defect Gets Help With Refund

NBC Bay Area responds to a Brentwood man with a dental dispute that started when he had a bridge fitted in his mouth and it wasn't cemented correctly. He complained to the dentist and his insurance company, and...

Jan 2, 2019

New Federal Law: All Hospitals Must Post Prices Online

New Federal Law: All Hospitals Must Post Prices Online

Starting January 1, a new federal law requires U.S. hospitals to share complete lists of prices for all procedures and other items on their websites.

Dec 19, 2018

Tech Developed in Bay Area Aims to Stop Auto Theft

Tech Developed in Bay Area Aims to Stop Auto Theft

New Year's Day is ranked as the worst major holiday of the year for auto theft nationwide. With Bay Area vehicle crime trending above the national average, local engineers have come up with clever ways to...

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Judge Grants Gag Order for Ghost Ship Fire Defendants
Judge Grants Gag Order for Ghost Ship Fire Defendants

Alameda County prosecutors have received a judge's approval for a gag order that bans the Ghost Ship warehouse fire defendants and their attorneys from talking to the news media about the high-profile case.

Millions to Participate in Annual Women's March
Millions to Participate in Annual Women's March

Millions of women and their supporters will hit the streets Saturday from the west coast to the east coast.

Davis Officer Slain Weeks Into Job Was 'Perfect Cop'
Davis Officer Slain Weeks Into Job Was 'Perfect Cop'

Police officers from across the country are expected at Friday's memorial service for a 22-year-old rookie who had long dreamed of being an officer and was slain just weeks into the job in a Northern California...

Congress to Probe Whether Trump Told Lawyer Cohen to Lie
Congress to Probe Whether Trump Told Lawyer Cohen to Lie

Democrats are vowing to investigate whether President Donald Trump directed his personal attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about a Moscow real estate project, calling that possibility a "concern of...

New California Murder Law Leads to Inmate's Early Release
New California Murder Law Leads to Inmate's Early Release

A California judge, citing a new state law, overturned a prison inmate's murder conviction and ordered him released from custody on Friday. The San Francisco Chronicle reported that Adnan Khan is believed to be...

High Surf Warning in Effect as Area Recovers From Storm
High Surf Warning in Effect as Area Recovers From Storm

The National Weather Service is reporting a High Surf Warning is in effect for coastal parts of the Bay Area until 5 p.m. on Friday. The warning is in effect for San Francisco, the coastal North Bay including...