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Pacifica PD has received at least 15 complaints about maskless hot yoga class

On Monday, the outraged Yelp comments and one-star reviews started pouring in for Pacifica Beach Yoga. The reviews all alleged the same thing: that a hot yoga studio in Pacifica was holding indoor classes without masks in violation of COVID-19 health guidelines.

Owner Tommy Antoon confirmed to KRON4 that no masks are worn during his classes, although he noted social distancing is in place and he’s only allowing up to 10 people per class with reservations. Currently, San Mateo County health guidelines allow gyms and fitness studio to operate at 10% capacity, with masks required at all times.

The Pacifica Police Department confirmed to SFGATE that they have received at least 15 complaints about the business, dating all the way back to April 30, 2020, with the most recent being Tuesday, October 13. On May 1, they issued a citation to the owner for a health order violation.

Yet, the

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Yelp will put ‘racist behavoir’ labels on businesses that have complaints covered in the media

“Communities have always turned to Yelp in reaction to current events at the local level. As the nation reckons with issues of systemic racism, we’ve seen in the last few months that there is a clear need to warn consumers about businesses associated with egregious, racially-charged actions to help people make more informed spending decisions,” Malik wrote.

But some people are concerned that the Yelp label could be misused and incorrectly ostracize businesses who may not deserve it.

“The problem with this is that people may use it to cancel businesses unjustifiably,” one Twitter user wrote in response to the news Friday.

Yelp said it has a system in place to try to prevent that from happening. The company’s user operations team already investigates and disables reviews or puts alerts on business pages if it finds that the business is seeing a huge uptick in reviews in response to news

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Online retailer amasses complaints of non-delivery and misleading ads

(KVOA) – The Better Business Bureau (BBB) reported it’s experiencing an increase in complaints related to online retail purchases. It’s warning consumers to be aware of the pitfalls of shopping on unfamiliar websites.

According to the BBB, Balma Home, purportedly based in Dallas, Texas, currently has an “F” rating with BBB Serving North Central Texas due to its failure to respond to 62 complaints filed against the business and its failure to resolve 3 complaints. The BBB said customers reported that they never received retail items purchased online, from podcast microphones to exercise resistance bands.

The BBB said customers reported that when they attempted to call or email the company, the phone numbers were disconnected and the emails bounced. The company received 116 complaints in the last 12 months from customers in 32 states in the United States and in Nova Scotia, Canada. An additional 89 customers, who weren’t seeking

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