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Lottery Opening Up For Chance To Buy SF Condos Under $250K

Qualifying first-time home buyers looking to crack the San Francisco housing market are being encouraged to enter a lottery for below market rate condominiums in the Hays Valley neighborhood.


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Nobody Injured After Shooting Into Gilroy Apartment Complex

Shots were fired into an apartment in Gilroy early Sunday morning, but the six people inside were not hurt, police said.


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1-Alarm Fire Damages San Ramon Apartment Building

Firefighters battled a one-alarm apartment fire at a residence in San Ramon Thursday morning, according to fire officials.


Smoke from a fire pours out of an apartment building on the 1400 block of Phelps Ave. in San Jose, May 15, 2013. (San Jose Fire Department)

San Jose Apartment Fire Displaces 2 Residents

Two residents were displaced by a fire at an apartment complex in San Jose Wednesday morning, a fire captain said.


Jamal Maurice Johnson is accused of breaking into Gov. Jerry Brown's apartment in Sacramento. (Sacramento Police Department)

Man Caught Trying To Break In At Gov. Brown’s Sacramento Apartment

Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday that a man was recently caught trying to break into his Sacramento apartment while he was away.


Many Marina buildings, like this one at Jefferson and Divisadero, had to be destroyed. (San Francisco Chronicle)

Mayor Lee Signs New Earthquake Upgrade Requirement For SF Apartment Buildings

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee signed legislation on Thursday—the 107th anniversary of the 1906 earthquake and fire—that aims to make thousands of apartments in the city safer during the next large quake.


Aerial view of a Concord apartment severely damaged by fire, February 12, 2013. (CBS)

Fire Destroys Concord Apartment

The blaze was reported at 6:55 a.m. in a second-story apartment at an eight-unit building at 3268 Tioga Road that is part of a larger complex, fire Capt. Robert Marshall said.


Police said a drunk driver slammed his pickup truck into this apartment unit on North 23rd Street in San Jose on December 12, 2012. A toddler sleeping in a crib was not hurt. (CBS)

Toddler Safe After Pickup Slams Into San Jose Apartment

A 2-year-old girl is safe after being thrown from her crib when a pickup truck slammed into a San Jose apartment building early Wednesday morning, police said.



SFFD Gets Upper Hand On Dogpatch Apartment Fire

A two-alarm fire at a four-story building in San Francisco’s Dogpatch neighborhood has been controlled Thursday afternoon.



San Rafael Passes Strict New Smoking Ban

The San Rafael City Council on Monday evening unanimously approved a strict new ordinance that prohibits smoking in multi-family housing with two or more units and in certain outdoor public places.