Call Kurtis: Options for Marinello Beauty Students After School Abruptly ClosesAccording to the state, students can request refunds from the school, or apply to have their federal loans discharged. There is also a fund they can tap into called the Student Tuition Recovery Fund.
Call Kurtis: Federal Government Cuts Funding to Marinello Beauty School Leaving Students in LimboAccording to the Department of Education, the entire chain of Marinello schools with 56 campuses across the country received $87 Million in Federal loans and Pell Grants in 2014-2015.
Call Kurtis Investigates: IRS Wants to Tax Rebates Sent to Water Conserving CaliforniansThe State offered rebates of up to $2,000 to put in drought resistant landscaping. Several cities, including Sacramento and Los Angeles have similar programs.
Call Kurtis Investigates: Do You Know If Your Doctor is on Probation?Already, guidelines require these doctors to inform hospitals and malpractice insurers when the board orders probation, but it doesn’t require them to tell you.
Call Kurtis: Lawmaker Wants to Give Californians a Parking Bill of RightsDemocratic Assemblyman Mike Gatto is proposing the parking bill of rights that would prevent California cities and counties from writing street cleaning tickets after the streets have already been cleaned.
Call Kurtis: Why Didn't The State Catch the Fact I Overpaid Taxes?Rebecca Pinckard says she overpaid on her state taxes and is upset the state did not catch it.
Call Kurtis: 24 Hour Fitness Members Say Company Lied About Lifetime Pricing Several 24 Hour Fitness members have told us when they signed up for a membership in 2006 and 2007, they were told their rates were locked in for a lifetime.
Call Kurtis Investigates: Lawmaker Wants to Give Parents New Option to Protect Kids from ID TheftEighteen states have now passed laws forcing the three credit bureaus to give parents the option of freezing their children's credit, so no one can steal their child's identity and open up credit. California is not one of them.
Call Kurtis: CVS and Dollar Tree Stores Also Erroneously Charged 10 Cents Over Bag Ban ConfusionMore viewers are coming forward saying they are finding stores located in Sacramento County now charging 10-cents for shopping bags, even though the plastic bag ban is a City of Sacramento ordinance.
Call Kurtis Investigates: Fiat Chrysler Recalls 350k SUVs a Month After CBS13 Exposes Problem With Recall RepairsWife and mother, Stacie Hanson says she and her two kids were just sitting down to eat at taco bell, when her daughter yelled, “Mom your car has smoke coming out of the whole inside of it,” recalls Stacie.
Call Kurtis: State Department Responds to CBS13 Request More Than 5 Years LaterFive-and-a-half years later, this letter date stamped December 22, 2015 arrived from Jonathan Rolbin who has the impressive title of Director of Office of Legal Affairs and Law Enforcement Liaison Bureau of Consular Affairs Passport Service.
Call Kurtis: American Airlines Refuses Compensation for Family Denied BoardingThe Nguyen family says they were involuntarily bumped by the airline and they want to be compensated for the hassle.