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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.

04/16/2014

(CBS)

More California Parolees Freed From Supervision

The state is banking on local officials to deal with keeping parolees in line.

06/08/2012

(CBS)

ACLU Report Critical Of California’s Prison Realignment Program

California has transferred about 15 percent of its prison population to the counties since last October in a move to reduce overcrowding. However, the ACLU is out with a new report that criticizes how counties are dealing with all the new prisoners.

03/21/2012

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

State Report Emphasizes Need For Funding At County Level

A report released by the California Legislative Analyst’s Office is cautioning state lawmakers to make sure that counties receive enough funding to take responsibility for a wide range of programs.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/20/2011

Feds to Consider Opt Out Request on ICE Program

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) _ Immigrant rights groups are demanding that federal officials allow counties to opt out of a controversial federal fingerprint sharing program.

09/01/2010