| Dec 5, 2012
| 9:46 PM
A former in-home caregiver accused of stealing from her elderly clients is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday morning on numerous theft charges, according to the Fullerton Police Department. Fullerton Police Sgt. Jeff Stuart said Janette Alvarez, 50, a...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Michelle Obama was the inspiration for Julia Louis-Dreyfuss' look in "Veep." Princess Diana exhibit to come to Long Beach, Calif. Betsey Johnson files for bankruptcy....
| Jun 22, 2012
| 2:13 AM
| Oct 5, 2012
You already knew that our healthcare system is screwy. But you probably didn't know that at least some pharmacists at CVS, the nation's second-largest drugstore chain, were refilling prescriptions and submitting claims to insurers without patients'...
| Oct 12, 2012
Medicare is investigating reports that CVS Caremark Corp., the country's second-largest drugstore chain, has refilled prescriptions and submitted insurance claims without patients' approval, according to an official with knowledge of the matter.
| Oct 9, 2012
George Engelke manages his CVS prescriptions online. If he needs more of a medicine, he orders it. If he's going to be away from his Corona del Mar home, he tells the pharmacy where to send the shipment.
He's never asked CVS to automatically refill his...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The U.S. Justice Department's civil fraud division is investigating claims that CVS Caremark wrongly refilled prescriptions and billed insurers without the knowledge or the approval of its customers.
The probe will focus primarily on allegations of...
| Oct 23, 2012
Ivor Davis received a call recently from the Target pharmacy near his home in Ventura. He was informed he could pick up a refill of medication for his wife, Sally, who is battling pancreatic cancer.
Davis, 74, told me he and his wife like to be...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 8:20 PM
Chris Cullum normally gets his prescriptions filled at a CVS Caremark store in San Diego. But, while traveling, he placed orders at a CVS branch in Arizona this year and at a branch in Illinois last year.
In both cases, Cullum said, he subsequently...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 3:59 PM
There are lots of online tools to help you send someone a virtual gift. But San Francisco start-up Karma knows you’d rather get the real thing.
The company, which officially launched Tuesday, aims to make it quick and convenient to send someone a...
| Nov 27, 2012
State and federal authorities may have cracked down on unscrupulous mortgage lenders to avoid a repeat of the housing market meltdown, but there are still plenty of companies that are eager to dupe people into taking out bad loans.