Inflation Means A Bay Area Resident Will Spend $4,400 More For The Same Stuff This Year

By Kellie Hwang, SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE

April 12, 2022

https://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/article/san-francisco-inflation-170…

Buying pretty much anything in the Bay Area is generally more expensive, but adding rising inflation into the mix has made things even harder.

Just the thought of filling up the gas tank at $6 a gallon can induce anxiety. 

Column: This ‘Cost Recovery Fee’ Seems More Like Double Dipping

By Staff Writers, ATLANTA BUSINESS JOURNAL

January 20, 2022

https://www.atlantabusinessjournal.com/column-this-cost-recovery-fee-se…

If there’s a single business you should be able to trust implicitly to watch over you and protect you, it’s home security.

After all, these are companies you pay each month to keep you safe from unwanted intrusions.

OC Family On The Hook For $4,400 Bill Claiming They Used Equivalent Of 50 Swimming Pools’ Worth Of Water

By KCBS LA Staff, KCBS TV-2 Los Angeles, CA

August 24, 2020

Click here to view the video of this story: https://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2020/08/24/garden-grove-orange-county-w…

GARDEN GROVE (CBSLA) – The Do family lives in a modest single-family home in Orange County.

Know Your Health Care Rights: 6 Tips for California Consumers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Los Angeles, CA -- Consumer Watchdog released a “Know Your Rights” tip sheet today outlining 6 things consumers should know about their health care cost and access rights during the COVID-19 pandemic.

California consumers and patients should know their legal rights as COVID-19 is expected to heavily tax the resources of the health care system and may exceed capacity in some communities, potentially resulting in limitations on access to care, according to the non-profit and non-partisan Consumer Watchdog.   

Consumer Watchdog Shares Tips On Protecting Your Packages From Porch Pirates

By Good Day LA, KTTV FOX TV-11 Los Angeles, CA

November 21, 2019

https://www.foxla.com/news/consumer-watchdog-shares-tips-on-protecting-…

LOS ANGELES - The United Postal Service says they delivered more than 30 million packages a day last holiday season and that means more opportunities for thieves. Consumer Watchdog shared tips on preventing porch pirates from nabbing your packages.