Seniors can get information on how to avoid scams at free workshops this week in Union City and San Lorenzo.

California Contractors State License Board representatives will answer questions and help those who have fallen victim to scams.

The sessions will be 1:30-3:30 p.m. Thursday ¿at the Ralph & Mary Ruggieri Senior Center, 33997 Alvarado-Niles Road, Union City, and 1-3 p.m. Friday ¿at the San Lorenzo Village Homes Association, 377 Paseo Grande, San Lorenzo.

The Senior Scam Stopper workshops are hosted by the state board and Assemblyman Bill Quirk, D-Hayward.