Consumer

New Housing Construction
Bob Butler/KCBS Radio
Bob Butler
February 16, 2018 - 4:07 pm
New home construction in the United States jumped nearly 10-percent from December to January. KCBS Radio's Bob Butler reports realtors are hoping the increase will ease the large gap between the number of homes for sale and the amount of people trying to buy.
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San Francisco Row Homes
View of colorful San Francisco row homes looking down a steep city street (Photo credit: Andrew Konieczny)
Melissa Culross
February 16, 2018 - 1:12 pm
Prospective home buyers in San Francisco have to make more than $300K a year to comfortably afford a median priced single family home in the City by the Bay.
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Online Dating
Melissa Culross
February 12, 2018 - 1:49 pm
Valentine's Day is coming up in a few days, and often at this time of year, people's thoughts turn to love.
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Dunkin' Donuts Coffee Cups
Dunkin' Donuts Coffee Cups (Photo Credit: Dunkin' Donuts)
Ron Del Rosario
February 08, 2018 - 6:30 pm
The coffee chain is moving forward with Sustainable Forestry Initiative Standard certified, "double-walled" paperboard cups by 2020
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Toys 'R' Us
(Photo by Kristoffer Tripplaar/Sipa)
Bradford Hornsby
January 24, 2018 - 8:23 am
After declaring bankruptcy in 2017, Toys 'R' Us are reportedly looking to close 180 stores as part of a massive reorganization.
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Santa Clara's Illusive Comics & Games
Santa Clara's Illusive Comics & Games (credit: Mike Colgan/KCBS)
Mike Colgan
August 09, 2017 - 7:52 pm
SANTA CLARA (KCBS Radio) – Who knew? There’s a superhero in Santa Clara. KCBS Radio reporter Mike Colgan says a small comic bookstore in the Bay Area has been voted one of the five best in the entire world. At the end of July, Santa Clara’s Illusive Comics & Games beat out 3,000 comic book...
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