Consumer News

San Mateo police warns public of unpaid bills fraud

San Mateo police are warning the public of recent scams from callers who inform the victims of unpaid bills…

Capital One gets most credit card complaints

The CALPIRG Education Fund releases a report analyzing consumers’complaints about credit cards, including a breakdown of which credit card companies generate the most complaints…

Consumers warned not to use certain skin-lightening creams due to mercury level

California Department of Public Health warned people not to use specific brands of imported skin-lightening creams that have tested positive for high levels of mercury…

How to protect your credit information from being misused

After the security breach that led to the credit and debit card information of Target shoppers being stolen, what should consumers do to protect their information from being misused…

T-Mobile eliminating international data fees

T-Mobile is eliminating fees for using data and texting services in more than 100 countries and capping charges for international voice calls…

Palo Alto warns public about new phone scam

The City of Palo Alto Utilities Department is warning customers to be careful of a new phone scam…

Toyota recalls 369,000 vehicles worldwide

Toyota is recalling 200,000 vehicles worldwide for a hybrid-system problem and another 169,000 vehicles for an engine bolt defect…

Black & Decker Spacemaker Coffeemaker Recall Due to Injury Hazard

Black & Decker Spacemaker Coffeemaker Recall Due to Injury Hazard…

Six of 12 small cars do well in front crash tests

Six of 12 small cars performed well in front-end crash tests conducted by an insurance industry group…

Ginger candy recalled in California for lead

Tests conducted by CDPH found the ginger candy imported from Vietnam contain levels of lead that exceed the state standards..