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Analysis: With Bay Area Rents At Record Highs, How Do We Find Relief?

According to a new report, rent across the Bay Area has reached record highs. The region has averaged nearly double-digit rises annually for the last three years.

17 hours ago

A sign stands in front of a home for sale in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area House Prices Rebound To 2007 Values

DataQuick said Wednesday that the median sales price for new and existing houses and condominiums reached $579,000 in March, up 7 percent from $540,000 the previous month and up 23 percent from $470,000 in March 2013. It is the 24th straight annual increase and the highest level since December 2007.

21 hours ago

A sign advertising an apartment for rent in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Economist Feels Record Rents In Bay Area Could Severely Stunt Economic Growth

Stephen Levy, Director of the Center for Continuing Study of the California Economy in Palo Alto, said the skyrocketing prices are having wide-ranging effects on the economy.

04/16/2014

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Where To Have A Traditional Bay Area Easter Brunch

Here are some of the best places for an Easter Sunday brunch in the Bay Area…

04/15/2014

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Bay Area Gas Prices Up By 70 Cents At Some Stations

Are you experiencing sticker shock at the pump? You may have noticed the last few times you’ve gone to fill up at Bay Area gas stations that prices have gone up by at least 70 cents per gallon.

04/15/2014

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How To Identify Deadly Yellow Fever Mosquito As Invasive Species Spreads In Bay Area

As dangerous Yellow Fever Mosquito spreads in the Bay Area, look for white markings, and brown color to identify these smaller insects.

04/14/2014

Keekee the Sea Lion was released near Marin.  (CBS)

Bay Area Beachgoers Warned To Stay Away From Harbor Pup Seals

As Harbor pup seals are now being born on Bay Area beaches, beachgoers are reminded to stay away from newborn pups even if they are concerned that the pup may be orphaned, officials at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said.

04/08/2014

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Bay Area’s Warmest Conditions In Almost 6 Months To Peak On Tuesday

After parts of the Bay Area experienced their warmest day in almost six months, expect the warming trend to peak on Tuesday before conditions return to springtime averages.

04/07/2014

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15 Things To Do This Week, April 6th-April 13th

Baseball, Hockey, Basketball, Arts, Music, and going deep inside the bowels of a famous ship are all in the mix for the second week of April!

04/04/2014

The moon illuminated by refracted sunlight during a lunar eclipse. (NASA)

‘Blood Moon’ Lunar Eclipse Visible April 14-15, Beginning Rare Series Of Total Eclipses

Just in time for tax day, which may feel like trying to squeeze blood from a rock, the moon will appear blood-red in a total lunar eclipse on the night of April 14th and overnight into April 15th.

04/04/2014

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