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Most Americans Spending At Least Half Their Pay On Housing

The surging cost of rental housing has squeezed a rising proportion of U.S. families since the Great Recession struck in 2007.

05/01/2015

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‘Ghost’ Foreign Investors Buying Palo Alto Homes, But Keeping Them Empty

Neighbors in Palo Alto say houses are getting bought up by foreign investors who never move in, leaving neighborhoods full of empty homes.

04/28/2015

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3 Houses Burned In San Francisco Excelsior District Fire

Three houses are burning in San Francisco’s Excelsior neighborhood Tuesday evening, a fire spokeswoman said.

04/28/2015

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What They Know And You Don’t – People Flock To Sonoma County For Jobs And Homes

For increasingly cramped residents of the Bay Area and beyond, the still relatively cheap and open spaces of Sonoma County have a big appeal.

04/02/2015

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Napa Earthquake’s Effect On Single-Family Houses Subject Of New Study Offering Gift Cards To Homeowners

The California Earthquake Authority announced Tuesday that it is working with the City of Napa to learn more about how single-family houses fared in the South Napa earthquake that occurred Aug. 24.

02/24/2015

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Wind-Driven Wildfire Destroys 40 Homes At Base Of Sierra Nevada

Fire crews have increased containment of a wind-driven wildfire that destroyed 40 homes, but say they don’t know yet when residents evacuated from two small California towns at the eastern base of the Sierra Nevada will be able to return home.

02/08/2015

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Marin County Median Home Price Nudging Up Against Million Dollar Mark At $999K

The median price for a Marin County home is nudging up against the million-dollar mark.

01/25/2015

People line up to receive a free meal at the St. Anthony foundation dining room in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Housing Authority To Open Public Housing Waiting List For First Time In 6 Years

Beginning January 13, homeless San Francisco residents will be able to place their names on the public housing waiting list.

01/02/2015

A lot cleared of debris after the Boles Fire tore through the town of Weed in Siskiyou County. (CBS)

One Month After Wildfire Scorches Town Of Weed, Cleanup In High Gear

One month ago, the Boles Fire tore through the town of Weed in Siskiyou County, wiping out almost 200 homes in a matter of hours. Today, the cleanup is in high gear.

10/14/2014

A oppossum is seen inside of a trap in the backyard of a San Jose home. (CBS)

Drought Forcing Critters Into South Bay Backyards, Causing Pricey Problems For Residents

San Jose homeowners are dealing with an influx of unwanted visits from critters that may be distraught due to the drought.

09/29/2014

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