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Poll finds support for warning labels on sugary drinks

Poll finds support for warning labels on sugary drinks

Nearly four of five registered voters in California are in favor of labeling sugar-sweetened beverages such as soda, according to KQED’s “State of Health” reports. The program cited a statewide…

Mobile phones accounting for bigger share of holiday sales

Mobile phones accounting for bigger share of holiday sales

NEW YORK — Mobile business is expected to boom this holiday season. Mobile traffic to company web sites is expected to reach 56.9 percent of total traffic during the five-day…

A few steps can save shoppers headaches

A few steps can save shoppers headaches

WEST SACRAMENTO — The Better Business Bureau advises holiday shoppers to take a few steps to protect their purchases and get the best deals. Shoppers should look for ads ahead…

Better Business Bureau tracker helps consumers report, avoid scams

WEST SACRAMENTO — The Sacramento Better Business Bureau (BBB) has started a scam tracker to help area consumers avoid being the victim of fraud. People can report scams to the…

Consumer confidence, housing sales stay strong

U.S. consumer confidence continues to stay strong according to data released Tuesday. The Conference Board said its consumer index jumped 10.5 points to 101.5 this month, the highest reading since…

Go Set a Watchman sells more than 1.1 million copies

Go Set a Watchman sells more than 1.1 million copies

NEW YORK – Harper Lee’s new book, Go Set a Watchman, has become one of the fastest selling books in HarperCollins Publishers’ history. The book sold more than 1.1 million…

Better Business Bureau warns of shady auto site

The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about an automobile auction website that lists a vacant lot in Escalon as its address. The company has even created a link to…

Turbo Tax customers warned about possible fraud

As tax season swings into high gear, that means it’s fraud season as well. In early February, some tax filers using Turbo Tax found that their returns had already been…

Keurig recalls brewing machines over burn concern

Keurig recalls brewing machines over burn concern

Keurig is recalling its MINI Plus Brewing System over concerns of hot liquid escaping the device and burring users. The recall involves the Keurig MINI Plus Brewing System with model…

Shipping industry battles to keep pace with the holiday crush

Shipping industry battles to keep pace with the holiday crush

Monday is the shipping industry’s version of Black Friday. Shipping services across the country are scrambling to keep up with demand with just 10 days until Christmas. Monday was the…

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