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Foreclosed homes on Lucas Street in Richmond (CBS)

Richmond Reconsidering Eminent Domain Plan For Underwater Homeowners

The Richmond City Council Tuesday evening will consider scrapping the city’s controversial plan to buy struggling homeowners’ underwater mortgages.

09/10/2013

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Rim Fire Near Yosemite 80 Percent Contained, Evacuations Lifted

Evacuation orders and advisories were lifted Tuesday for several Sierra Nevada communities once threatened by a raging wildfire in and around Yosemite National Park.

09/03/2013

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

Median Bay Area Home Prices Jump At Record Rates As Inventory Remains Tight

The real estate tracking firm DataQuick says the median price for homes in the nine-county San Francisco Bay area reached $555,000 in June, an increase of 6.9 percent over the previous month.

07/18/2013

One of several Lake County homes damaged by moving earth. (CBS)

Homeowners Blame County For Sinking Lakeport Subdivision, File Claim

For months homeowners agonized as houses in their subdivision sank one-by-one into a hilltop. It got so dangerous that the U.S. Postal Service refused to deliver mail.

07/17/2013

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Lead Paint Legal Battle Begins In San Jose Courtroom

Some 10 cities and counties are suing the paint industry, seeking to get them to pay $1 billion to remove hazardous lead paint from old homes in the state.

07/15/2013

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Cars, Homes Destroyed In Fire Near Point Reyes National Seashore

Twelve residents were displaced by a fire that destroyed two homes and four cars in the vicinity of Point Reyes National Seashore in Marin County Tuesday night, fire officials said.

05/29/2013

Jefferson Award winner Rhonda Harris (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Builds Homes For Veterans

Some call this Jefferson Award winner “Wonder Woman” – not because she leaps tall buildings, but because she builds them as homes for veterans.

04/24/2013

A fire burns homes on Bethel Island in Contra Costa County.  (CBS)

2-Alarm Fire Burns Homes On Bethel Island

Two houses were destroyed and a third home damaged by a stubborn early morning fire in Bethel Island Wednesday that took about six hours to extinguish, a fire official said.

03/20/2013

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

California Million Dollar Home Sales Rebound To 2007 Levels

The number of California homes selling for more than a million dollars rose to the highest level in more than five years, according to industry publication DataQuick.

01/31/2013

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Water Main Break Damages Kentfield Street

The Marin Municipal Water District hopes to repair a broken water main in Kentfield by late morning or early Thursday afternoon, a district spokeswoman said.

01/24/2013

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