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  • gem ring
  • A San Rafael man called 7 On Your Side after he waited months to get his gem ring that he ordered on TV.
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san rafael, television, shopping, 7 on your side, michael finney
  • eggs
  • 7 On Your Side has teamed up exclusively with Consumer Reports to find out which eggs are worth your money.
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  • A practice senior advocates consider reprehensible continues despite legislation many thought had banned it.
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sacramento, state capitol, refund, san jose, 7 on your side, michael finney
  • Toothbrushes
  • Consumer Reports has partnered exclusively with 7 On Your Side for a report on toothbrushes.
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  • Toilet paper test
  • Consumer Reports has partnered exclusively with 7 On Your Side for a report on top toilet paper.
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  • Caroljean Reiser found her husbands uncashed check 22 years later
  • 7 On Your Side investigates if you can cash a paycheck that is over 20 years old.
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  • Consumer Reports has partnered exclusively with 7 On Your Side for a report on closet organizers.
  • With spring cleaning just around the corner, you may be vowing to straighten out your messy closets.
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  • 7 On Your Sides Michael Finney helps a Livermore man after he was billed for a malfunctioning car from National Car Rental.
  • 7 On Your Side's Michael Finney helps a Livermore man after he was billed for a malfunctioning car from National Car Rental.
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  • Microwave
  • Consumer Reports has put 80 over-the-range microwaves to the test to find the best.
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consumer reports, general electric, 7 on your side, michael finney
  • home
  • Consumer Reports evaluates which home insurance policies you can trust.
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  • Lake Tahoe.
  • A wintertime business trip to the Lake Tahoe area turned into a nightmare for a Hayward couple.
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  • 7 On Your Side looks into a widespread IRS scam going around in the Bay Area asking people to send money.
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  • San Francisco family has issue with their oven
  • 7 On Your Side helped a San Francisco family get a new oven and the proper refund after multiple problems came up with their appliance.
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  • Sales signs
  • Consumer Reports reveals what you should look out for when it comes to half-truths in advertising.
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  • Aer Lingus plane at SFO
  • 7 On Your Side takes a look at what it costs Aer Lingus Airlines to fly direct from SFO to Dublin, Ireland.
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san francisco international airport, travel, tourism, 7 on your side, michael finney
  • Spread on bread
  • Consumer Reports and 7 On Your Side examine the seemingly healthy foods that are anything but nutritious.
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  • David Nelsons Oakland condo has all-electric appliances -- the stove, oven, even the heaters.  So he expected a sizable electric bill.
  • David Nelson's Oakland condo has all-electric appliances -- the stove, oven, even the heaters. So he expected a sizable electric bill.
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PG&E, oakland, 7 on your side, michael finney
  • Pancakes
  • Consumer Reports tested samples of popular table syrups and found all of them contained 4-MEI.
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  • Bernadette Buchanan shows off a picture of her late mother.
  • 7 On Your Side investigated after a Bay Area woman was stuck with an airline fee after rescheduling a flight for her mother's funeral.
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  • Groceries at Walmart
  • Walmart is known for its low prices, so how does the big box retailer do compared to grocery stores?
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  • Batteries
  • 7 On Your Side's Michael Finney reveals the proper way to store your lithium-ion batteries in order to prevent fires.
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  • CalWORKs card
  • California's welfare recipients are collectively losing millions of dollars each year to ATM fees.
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  • Ooma phone
  • One way to trim your budget is to cut the cord and switch to a phone service that delivers calls via the internet.
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consumer reports, internet, 7 on your side, michael finney
  • Camera feature in car
  • 7 On Your Side's Michael Finney teamed up with Consumer Reports to tell you which car features you shouldn't do without.
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  • An Oakland woman contacted 7 On Your Side after she stopped getting mail for months.
  • When a Bay Area woman stopped receiving mail for several months, she turned to 7 On Your Side for help.
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  • Paper towel
  • Consumer Reports put 18 different brands of paper towels to the test.
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  • GM is under investigation over how it handled the failing of ignition switches which led to the recall of more than 1.5 million vehicles more than a decade after first noticing the problem.
  • 7 On Your Side's Michael Finney teamed up with Consumer Reports to share tips on what to do if your car stalls on the road.
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  • Michael Finney helps San Francisco resident Philip Go get a refund for a broken laptop he bought from Costco
  • 7 On Your Side's Michael Finney helped a local man get a refund for a defective laptop he bought from Costco.
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costco, tablets, computers, 7 on your side, michael finney
  • San Mateo house fire.
  • A San Mateo woman lost her home of almost 15 years to a huge fire, then had to deal with an erroneous PG&E bill.
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san mateo, fire, PG&E, 7 on your side, michael finney
  • Fitbit Force.
  • Showing the product's popularity, Fitbit Force users are refusing to give the fitness tracker up despite the CPSC officially recalling it.
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fitness, product recalls, consumer product safety commission, 7 on your side, michael finney
  • iPhone
  • 7 On Your Side's Michael Finney interviewed local app developers who shared tips on developing successful apps.
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apps, cellphone, internet, 7 on your side, michael finney
  • Siphon coffee machine
  • Michael Finney shows you how to make a cup of joe at home coffeehouse style, so you don't have to pay coffeehouse prices.
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  • Fitbit customers are still looking to the company for answers on why the Force bracelet gave some users rashes.
  • Fitbit customers are still looking to the company for answers on why the Force bracelet gave some users rashes.
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  • There is plenty of fake money in circulation, especially twenties.
  • There is plenty of fake money in circulation, especially twenties. But there is a way to avoid getting stuck with counterfeits.
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crime, 7 on your side, michael finney
  • LED lights
  • 7 On Your Side takes a look LED light bulbs that are more energy efficient, but also have been the target of more recalls.
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consumer product safety commission, fire, fire safety, 7 on your side, michael finney
  • 7 On Your Sides Michael Finney helped a local man after he was arrested after using counterfeit money from a Target store.
  • 7 On Your Side's Michael Finney helped a local man who was arrested after using counterfeit money from a Target store.
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  • FAA: Changes coming to commercial air travel
  • Everyone knows airline tickets can be expensive, so 7 On Your Side looked into what you have to do to save on your next trip.
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travel, airline industry, 7 on your side, michael finney
  • The Western States Pension Assistance Project in Sacramento.
  • The Western States Pension Assistance Project is a government-funded agency that helps with legal problems surrounding retirement programs.
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sacramento, retirement, taxes, pensions, 7 on your side, michael finney
  • John Atkinson
  • The Employment Development Department is hopeful that new funding will alleviate the backlog of claims plaguing the system.
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  • ridesharing services
  • Some drivers are realizing there is a big drawback to ridesharing services when it comes to who will cover them after an accident.
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  • Gourmet Rockstars food truck
  • Two men who own a food truck and catering businesses in Alameda County face six criminal counts.
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food, alameda county, alameda, oakland, 7 on your side, michael finney
  • painter Khalid Wilson and a unfished house
  • After once being investigated by 7 On Your Side, painter Khalid Wilson of Oakland was arrested for using a phony contractor's license.
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oakland, construction, fraud, crime, 7 on your side, michael finney
  • line for State Bird Provisions in San Francisco
  • 7 On Your Side found out how some foodies are snagging hard-to-get reservations at some of the Bay Area's most popular restaurants.
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food, ebay, uc berkeley, restaurants, 7 on your side, michael finney
  • Delivery diet meal.
  • There's a new way to stick to a diet plan by using diet delivery services that bring meals to your doorstep.
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diets, daly city, los angeles, 7 on your side, michael finney
  • Fitbit bands
  • San Francisco's FitBit is issuing consumers a refund after one of their fitness tracking bracelets caused rashes.
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  • Concord boy with a peanut allergy.
  • A little boy in Concord was told he could not go to a summer camp, all because he is allergic to peanuts.
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food, concord, walnut creek, 7 on your side, michael finney
  • Home security system.
  • Getting a home security system is rarely a bad idea, but paying for monitoring month after month can get old.
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crime, 7 on your side, michael finney
  • Gourmet Rockstars food truck
  • Alameda County may force some food trucks to be fitted with a GPS device in order to keep track of rogue truck operators.
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food, alameda county, alameda, oakland, 7 on your side, michael finney
  • 7 On Your Sides Michael Finney investigates Oaklands Fairyland lifetime membership after man claimed his wasnt honored
  • 7 On Your Side's Michael Finney helped a former Children's Fairyland performer after his lifetime pass wasn't honored.
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oakland, children, 7 on your side, michael finney
  • A diamond ring.
  • Valentine's Day is a day for romance and diamonds.
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