Homes

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

Bay Area Sets Record For Million-Dollar Home Sales

A record number of million-dollar homes were sold in the San Francisco Bay Area during the second quarter, a research firm said Thursday, another sign that affording a place to live is a growing challenge for anyone who isn’t tied to the booming technology economy.

07/31/2014

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, CA - JULY 28: The El Portal Fire burns on the western edge on July 28, 2014 in Yosemite National Park, California. (Photo by Don Smith/Getty Images)

Crews Work To Keep Yosemite Fire From Giant Sequoia Trees

Fire crews strengthened old containment lines on Wednesday, as they tried to keep a blaze in Yosemite National Park away from a grove of treasured giant sequoia trees.

07/30/2014

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Thunderstorms Could Complicate Yosemite Fire Fight; Nearby Sand Fire 75% Contained

The fire danger is high Tuesday morning as crews battle two massive wildfires in Northern California.

07/29/2014

San Francisco Homes For Sale

Survey Finds West Coast Home To Most Overvalued Housing Markets

In his Bubble Watch blog post, Jed Kolko writes that while national prices among the top 100 markets are 3% undervalued, that’s not the case in most California markets. All three Bay Area Cities included in the survey, San Jose (6th most overvalued), Oakland (7th) and San Francisco (10th). The value determination is found by comparing current prices with historic values, income and rents.

06/25/2014

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Belmont Police Searching For Burglary Suspects That May Have Been Casing Other Homes

Belmont police are searching for two men they said tried to break into a home in a downtown neighborhood Tuesday afternoon, and may have been casing other homes to burglarize.

06/24/2014

(CBS)

Grass Fire Burns In East Palo Alto

Firefighters were battling a grass fire in a field behind a Palo Alto residential neighborhood.

06/24/2014

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Study Shows Oakland Homes Appreciating At Faster Rate Than San Francisco’s

A new report from ZipRealty finds Oakland homes appreciating at a faster rate than San Francisco in the last year.

06/18/2014

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3-Alarm Fire Burns 2 Sunnyvale Homes, Including Home Daycare Center

Fire crews in Sunnyvale have extinguished a 3-alarm fire that tore through two homes Wednesday morning, one of them a home daycare center.

06/18/2014

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3-Alarm Brush Fire Mostly Contained After Threatening Antioch Homes

A resident suffered smoke inhalation at the scene of a three-alarm vegetation fire that threatened about 40 homes in Antioch Tuesday evening, a Contra Costa County fire marshal said.

06/17/2014

(CBS)

Wildfire In Mariposa County Forces Over 100 Evacuations

A wildfire that broke out in Central California has triggered the evacuation of about 100 rural homes.

05/26/2014

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