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Oakland Martial Arts Studio Gets Last-Minute Reprieve On Foreclosure

A community effort to save Cascos, a martial arts studio that has been a bright spot in East Oakland for 40 years had been recently threatened with foreclosure, has succeeded.

09/07/2012

Mitt and Ann Romney (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: Mitt Romney’s Bailout Double Standard

Romney negotiated a $10 million federal bailout for his company, but has called for foreclosures to be allowed to “hit bottom” and letting Detroit go bankrupt.

07/25/2012

A foreclosure sign hangs on a fence in front of a foreclosed home on April 6, 2011. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

East Bay Lawmaker Pusing New Protections For Renters

Just days after Gov. Jerry Brown signed California’s so-called “homeowner bill of rights” into law, Assemblymember Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) is pushing for new protection for renters.

07/16/2012

The exterior of an Oakland Wells Fargo Bank branch. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Wells Fargo Earnings Up For 2nd Quarter

Wells Fargo has reported higher earnings for the second quarter thanks to a pickup in lending and a decline in the amount of bad loans.

07/13/2012

A foreclosed Stockton home. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Foreclosure Rate Tops In Nation; San Leandro Family’s Struggle Typical

California had the highest foreclosure rate in the country in July, a stark reminder that people are still losing their homes in record numbers despite state and federal efforts to end the housing crisis.

07/12/2012

A foreclosure sign hangs on a fence in front of a foreclosed home on April 6, 2011. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

KCBS Cover Story: Richmond Foreclosure Crisis Impacting Children

The foreclosure crisis in the Richmond area has forced some families into homelessness. Small children, in particular, are feeling the strain and stress of living in unfamiliar surroundings.

07/02/2012

A foreclosure sign hangs on a fence in front of a foreclosed home on April 6, 2011. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Investors Buying Up Many Foreclosed Oakland Homes

An advocacy group for low-income people issued a report Thursday that says investors are buying foreclosed homes in the poorest neighborhoods in Oakland in a trend that is destabilizing communities.

06/29/2012

A foreclosure sign hangs on a fence in front of a foreclosed home on April 6, 2011. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Lawyer Who Advocated Occupying Foreclosed Homes May Be Disbarred

A California attorney who achieved national notoriety for advising clients to break into and reoccupy their foreclosed homes is facing the loss of his law license.

06/21/2012

(L-R) Rep. Jerry McNerney, Ricky Gill (Campaign photos)

East Bay Democrat McNerney Faces Strong GOP Challenge In Redrawn District

Ricky Gill, a young Republican who grew up in the Central Valley, will run against Rep. Jerry McNerney for Congress in a in a district whose newly drawn boundaries forced the incumbent Democrat to move from Pleasanton to Stockton.

06/07/2012

A foreclosure sign hangs on a fence in front of a foreclosed home on April 6, 2011. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Foreclosure Crisis Prompts Oakland Bank Demonstrations

Members of a coalition aimed at making mortgage relief a key issue this election demonstrated at major banks in Oakland Thursday

06/01/2012

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