Oakland Rolls Out New ID, Banking Services to City's Poor
Oakland is rolling out a new municipal ID card that's also a debit card. It can be used to deposit checks, pay bills online and transfer money. It's the first card of its kind in the nation, and the program is designed to solve banking problems common to immigrants and people living on the financial edge -- but there are big questions about the experiment.
Elderly Warned: Beware of Scams on Chinese New Year
For a lot of people in California, Chinese New Year is like Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Eve all rolled into one. San Francisco's Chinatown will celebrate the Year of the Snake on February 23 with a parade that dates back to the 1860s. But amidst the yellow daffodils and red paper lanterns, there are scammers on the prowl -- and police are warning celebrants to keep their wits about them.