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Albany Residents Seeing Red Over Proposed Digital Billboard That Could Block Views

Some East Bay residents are seeing red over digital billboards that they don’t want in their neighborhood.

06/02/2014

A construction worker uses a saw to cut wood as he builds framing for a new house in a development June 26, 2006 in Richmond, California. A report issued by the U.S. Commerce Department stated that sales of new single-family homes were up 4.6 percent in May. The median price of homes sold in May slipped to $235,300, down 4.3 percent from April. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Dublin Claims Spot As State’s 3rd Fastest Growing City

Dublin is California’s third fastest growing city, according to a new study.

04/30/2014

San Jose City Hall

San Jose Back Above 1 Million Residents As Bay Area Leads State Population Growth

Data released Wednesday by the state Department of Finance show California added 356,000 people last year. A more detailed population report released in December said births outpacing deaths was one factor in the growth rate.

04/30/2014

SF groups protest a planned Ellis Act conviction Wednesday. (CBS)

Time-Lapse Map Illustrates Explosion Of Evictions In San Francisco

A group of anti-eviction activists who say gentrification is dramatically changing San Francisco have mapped evictions in the city over nearly two decades to “de-isolate” the eviction phenomenon and raise awareness about what neighborhoods are turning over.

04/30/2014

KPIX 5 reporter Joe Vazquez took this picture of State Sen. Leland Yee leaving the San Francisco federal courthouse after being indicted on March 26, 2014. (CBS)

FBI Asks To Talk To SF City Leaders In Yee Corruption Investigation

The FBI wants San Francisco city leaders to talk with the agency as part of an ongoing investigation targeting political corruption and an alleged organized crime syndicate in Chinatown.

04/14/2014

A KPIX 5 crew captured this video of Bakken crude oil getting unloaded from a train at a rail yard in Richmond. (CBS)

Berkeley City Council Votes To Oppose Crude By Rail Plan

The Berkeley City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve a resolution that opposes plans by Phillips 66 to transport crude oil through Berkeley and other East Bay cities to a new refinery rail spur in San Luis Obispo County.

03/26/2014

Smoke rises from the Richmond Chevron refinery fire (CBS)

Richmond Hires Law Firm, Plans Suit Over Chevron Refinery Fire

Richmond city leaders have hired a law firm and plan to sue Chevron for damages resulting from the massive fire at the oil company’s refinery last August, city officials announced Thursday.

07/25/2013

The former Alameda Naval Air Station. (Department Of Energy)

Alameda Regains Control Of Former Navy Base, Plans Redevelopment

The city of Alameda has regained control of 1,380 acres of land on Alameda Point that formerly was used for the Alameda Naval Air Station.

06/04/2013

City Hall in Stockton. (CBS)

Stockton Becomes Most Populous City In Nation To Enter Bankruptcy

The people of Stockton will feel financial fallout for years after a federal judge ruled Monday to let the city become the most populous in the nation to enter bankruptcy.

04/01/2013

Man shopping for groceries. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

More Than A Dozen Bay Area Towns Begin Paying Higer Sales Tax

Depending on where you shop and what type of purchase you plan to make in the near future, you may feel the impact on your wallet – or not.

04/01/2013

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