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Jun 8, 2017

Money Recovered By NBC Bay Area Responds

Money Recovered By NBC Bay Area Responds

Sep 17, 2019

SF Woman Wins Cash in Online Game But Gets Errored Out

SF Woman Wins Cash in Online Game But Gets Errored Out

NBC Bay Area responds to a San Francisco woman who won money playing HQ Trivia online. But when she went to cash out her prize, she got a "disabled" error message. Consumer investigator Chris...

Sep 16, 2019

Bay Area Man Gets Grief Trying to Cash in Appliance Rebate

Bay Area Man Gets Grief Trying to Cash in Appliance Rebate

NBC Bay Area responds to a San Lorenzo man who expected some money back after buying a Samsung kitchen appliance set. Instead, he says he got a rebate run-around. Consumer investigator Chris Chmura and his team...

Sep 10, 2019

Berkeley Woman Needs Help Getting Solar Power System Fix

Berkeley Woman Needs Help Getting Solar Power System Fix

NBC Bay Area responds to a Berkeley woman who had to temporarily pull the plug on her solar panels because of damage to a circuit breaker. She spent a year trying to get vivint.Solar to repair the system...

Sep 9, 2019

Woman Challenges Dinner Theater Cancellation Fees

Woman Challenges Dinner Theater Cancellation Fees

NBC Bay Area responds to a North Bay woman whose cancer diagnosis forced her to cancel her dinner theater tickets in Santa Rosa. But the fees were much more than she expected. Consumer investigator Chris Chmura...

Sep 4, 2019

Buying Used Smartphones: Save Money, But Be Careful

Buying Used Smartphones: Save Money, But Be Careful

NBC Bay Area Responds receives more complaints about mobile phones than any other item or problem. Sometimes, gripes are about the price; new phones can cost more than $1,000. We found some buyers are saving...

Sep 2, 2019

Gift Order Arrives Late, But Refund Doesn't Come at All

Gift Order Arrives Late, But Refund Doesn't Come at All

NBC Bay Area responds to a school principal in Campbell who ordered gifts online for her staff, but the items did not arrive on the date promised. She canceled the order but didn't get a refund.

Aug 29, 2019

As Reconstruction Drags On, Wildfire Victims Face Deadline

As Reconstruction Drags On, Wildfire Victims Face Deadline

The two-year anniversary of the North Bay wildfires is right around the corner. But it's not just a symbolic benchmark; it's an unexpected deadline for many families whose homes burned down.

Aug 27, 2019

East Bay Family Being Charged For 2 DirecTV Accounts

East Bay Family Being Charged For 2 DirecTV Accounts

NBC Bay Area responds to a Danville family who noticed two charges for the same DirecTV service on their credit card. Consumer investigator Chris Chmura and his team stepped in to help.

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Redwood City Cop Loses Control, Hits Pedestrian, 2 Vehicles
Redwood City Cop Loses Control, Hits Pedestrian, 2 Vehicles

A Redwood City police officer lost control, struck a pedestrian and hit two vehicles while responding to a possible home invasion robbery call Wednesday morning, according to police.

Barack Obama to Speak at Tech Event in San Francisco
Barack Obama to Speak at Tech Event in San Francisco

Former President Barack Obama will be in San Francisco Wednesday to speak at a tech company event.

Newsom Signs Law on Protections for Uber Drivers, Others
Newsom Signs Law on Protections for Uber Drivers, Others

California’s governor on Wednesday signed sweeping labor legislation that aims to give wage and benefit protections to rideshare drivers at companies like Uber and Lyft and to workers across other industries.

SFO Runway Work to Wrap Up 1 Week Ahead of Schedule
SFO Runway Work to Wrap Up 1 Week Ahead of Schedule

A runway reconstruction project that for nearly two weeks has triggered scores of delays and cancellations at San Francisco International Airport is slated to wrap up one week ahead of schedule, the airport...

Father, Daughter Dead After House Fire in San Francisco
Father, Daughter Dead After House Fire in San Francisco

A young woman and her father died after a fire broke out at a two-story house in San Francisco's Mission Terrace neighborhood early Wednesday morning, according to a neighbor and fire officials.

$7.5 Federal Grant Awarded for Autonomous Vehicle Projects
$7.5 Federal Grant Awarded for Autonomous Vehicle Projects

The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a $7.5 million grant to support three autonomous vehicle demonstration projects as part of an Automated Driving System pilot program in the East Bay, according...