This Week in Consumer

AJ Press

Columns Archive


Takata expands airbag recall in US to 34 million vehicles

Japanese company Takata Corp. on Tuesday, May 19, expanded its recall of vehicles in the United States containing its defective airbags to nearly 34 million, following more than a decade of denying that the devices were faulty. The airbags, which … Continue reading

May 23, 2015

San Diego committee reveals plans for new $1.1-billion NFL stadium 

Attempting to persuade the Chargers to stay in San Diego, a mayoral committee proposed a financial plan this week for building an approximately $1.1-billion new NFL stadium. The plan includes major public contributions, but not a tax increase, officials said, … Continue reading

May 23, 2015

Orange County ranked as one of the most expensive counties for renters in the nation 

According to a new report, the average worker needs to earn at least $30.92 an hour to afford the rent for a typical two-bedroom apartment in Orange County. The “Out of Reach” report, released May 19 by the National Low-Income … Continue reading

May 23, 2015

$211-M settlement with rig owner in 2010 Gulf oil spill 

Plaintiffs in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill have reached a $211 million settlement with Transocean, the rig owner involved in the environmental disaster. The Swiss-based oil drilling contractor company announced that it has reached agreements with a group … Continue reading

May 23, 2015

Keeping your amazing tongue clean and healthy

TONGUES are remarkable engineering wonders. They help us nourish ourselves and clean our teeth. They’re a vital part of our oral and whole body health. How do we keep them clean and healthy? Brush your tongue daily Your tongue hosts up to … Continue reading

January 15, 2015

Search Column