There's no such thing as a free lunch and consumer watchdog groups say there is often no such thing as a free trial. The Better Business Bureau says thousands of people have lost billions of dollars on free trials that weren't so free. Kristine Lazar reports.
2 On Your Side: Beauty Product DangersAdd cosmetics to the list of household items parents need to lock up to keep their kids away. Kristine Lazar has more.
2 On Your Side: iBuyersYou can now selling your home to things you can do with the click of a mouse. Kristine Lazar has more.
2 On Your Side: Local Woman Finds She Was Overcharged At TargetArleen De Leon found out something wasn't adding up -- literally -- when she went home and checked her Target receipt. Kristine Lazar reports for 2 On Your Side. .
2 On Your Side: Woman Lost Her Home In Camp Fire; Now Scammed Out Of $400KColleen Kahle lost her home in the devastating Camp Fire last November. Now she's become the victim of a wire fraud scam that's taken her $400,000 life savings. 2 On Your Side's Kristine Lazar reports.
2 On Your Side: House Guest Refuses To LeaveWhen a house guest refused to leave, she became a prisoner in her own home - so, she called 2 On Your Side.
2 On Your Side: Hollywood Talent Agency Not Paying Its ActorsA group of actors are speaking out, claiming they haven’t been paid by the Hollywood talent agency which hired them. Kristine Lazar reports.
2 On Your Side: How The Nearly $3M Raised For Woolsey Fire Victims Is Helping Those Who Need ItKristine Lazar examines how the nearly $3 million raised for Woolsey Fire victims, with the help of CBS2 and the United Way, is going to those who need it most.
2 On Your Side: Clothing RentalsNo more buyer's remorse: now you can rent your clothes instead of buying them.
Potholes In Compton Remain Unfilled Despite The City's High TaxesCompton residents pay one of the highest sales taxes in the state, so why are the streets still crumbling with potholes? Kristine Lazar reports.
2 On Your Side: Sheriff's Deputy Seeks Help For Elderly Mom After Her Home Is Wrecked By TreeAfter paying premiums for 45 years without a claim, Nancy Green thought she was in good hands. The insurance company offered about one-fifth what it was estimated to cost to fix her home. Kristine Lazar reports for 2 On Your Side.
2 On Your Side: Potential Risks Of Cell Towers5G is coming to LA and the new cell towers that are needed to accommodate that are popping up all over the city. But what does that mean for the people who have to live right next to them? Kristine Lazar reports.
2 On Your Side: Couple Denied Refund After Cancer Diagnosis Halts Caribbean Cruise PlansA couple was planning on taking a Caribbean cruise when they were notified that the wife's cancer had spread and they could no longer go. They were then denied a refund on their tickets even after purchasing travelers insurance. Kristine Lazar reports.
2 On Your Side: E-Scooter InsuranceWhat happens when you're driving and you get into an accident with an electric scooter and it causes thousands of dollars in damages?
2 On Your Side: Who Pays In E-Scooter Accident?We share the road with pedestrians and bicyclists and now electric scooters. But what happens when a motorist gets into an accident with an electric scooter, causing thousands of dollars of damage to your car? Kristine Lazar reports.
CBS 2 News at 5:00 p.m.A bank scam targeting ATM users cost a family nearly $10,000. Kristine Lazar has more.
2 On Your Side: Puppy Mill LoophillKristine Lazar exposes several local stores which sell dogs from puppy mills
2 On Your Side: Undercover Investigation Reveals Loophole In "Puppy Mill Ban Law"French bulldogs, Maltese, Doodles and Shih Tzus are selling for four-figure prices at some Southern California pet stores, months after California became the first state in the U.S. to ban the sale of animals from puppy mills. Kristine Lazar reports for 2 On Your Side.
2 On Your Side: Birth Certificate UpdateA man born in L.A. nearly 60 years ago had his citizenship scrutinized - all because of who signed his birth certificate. Kristine Lazar shares his plea for help.
2 On Your Side: A Warning About AlexaWhen you ask Alexa a question, is she giving you more than an answer? Kristine Lazar reports for 2 On Your Side.
2 On Your Side: Subpar Solar SystemAn Orange County man has a broken solar system on his roof that isn't producing power, but the company behind those panels still wants him to pay his lease. Kristine Lazar reports.
2 On Your Side: Peeling Car PaintMultiple Honda owners have experienced large areas of peeling paint on their vehicles after just a couple of years.
2 On Your Side: Timeshare TroublesMillions have it - but what happens when you want out of a timeshare? Kristine Lazar has more.
2 On Your Side: Pothole ProblemsResidents in Compton are sounding off over the city's potholes. Kristine Lazar has more.
2 On Your Side: Rental ScamsTwo local victims are speaking out amid a rise in rental scams.
2 On Your Side: Bed Bug FightA San Bernardino County landlord is charging seniors thousands of dollars to get rid of bed bugs. Kristine Lazar confronted management.
2 On Your Side: Job ScamsCBS 2 News at 5:00 p.m.
2 On Your Side: Compton Potholes, Pt. 2Compton's mayor says the city is working to fix its pothole problem.
2 On Your Side: Robocalls2 On Your Side's Kristine Lazar explains what your phone carrier is doing to curb the robocall crisis.
2 On Your Side: Pothole ProblemThe people of Compton say they can't catch a break when it comes to their streets. Take a drive through the city and you'll see roads riddled with potholes. City leaders say they're working on it but residents say not fast enough. Kristine Lazar reports.