Category Archives: business scam

Beach front parking scam going on in Santa Cruz

Beach-goers beware: there’s a parking scam going on in the area of the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. One recent March weekend, at least one man found himself shelling out nearly $400 to get his vehicle out of impound after parking … Continue reading

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Title history, brand information for used cars available online

The California Department of Motor Vehicles is making it easier for used car buyers to be better informed about their prospective purchase and not be taken for a ride in what may be a stolen vehicle. By visiting www.vehiclehistory.gov, and … Continue reading

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Tips on buying a used car

Thinking about buying a used vehicle? Make sure you know what you’re getting yourself into before you plunk down your hard earned money and drive off the lot. First thing’s first, decide on a vehicle that meets your needs. Think … Continue reading

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Extended auto warranties leave some people over extended

     Beware of post cards in the mail and phone calls warning you that the warranty on your vehicle has or is about to expire.      The caller or the direct mailer offers an extended warranty, but for a price … Continue reading

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