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Consumer Affairs Commission

The purpose of the Alameda County Consumer Affairs Commission is to promote and protect the best interests of the consumer public, to encourage the highest standards in the business community and to develop a high level of consumer awareness.

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Consumer Issues

  • 08/11/2015  Social Security at 80: Modest changes could save program  As Social Security approaches its 80th birthday Friday, the federal government's largest benefit program stands at a pivotal point in its history. Relatively modest changes to taxes and benefits could still save it for generations of America.......
  • 08/11/2015  Senate report urges government crackdown on airline fees  The government should crack down on airline fees for things like seat reservations, checked baggage and ticket changes or cancellations, which are often unfair or hidden from consumers, according to a Senate report released Thursday.......

Consumer Tips

  • 08/13/2015  AVOIDING WIRING SCAMS  Wiring money is like sending cash. DO NOT wire money to people you do not know! Most scams look like this: * Someone you do not know asks you to wire money. * You won a prize, or money, but you have to pay a fee 1st. * You won the lottery.
  • 08/26/2015  National Food Safety Education Month(508KB) ?National Food Safety Education Month? begins in September 2015. Resources are available on-line at or from the San Francisco District Office at (510)337-6736.

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