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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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Union City Sting Operation Snares Illegal Contractors

Nearly 100 unlicensed contractors were arrested in Union City and other parts of California this week by undercover investigators posing as homeowners shopping around for home improvements.

10/19/2012

Veterans Home of California in Fresno. (CBS)

New Homes For California Veterans Sit Empty As Taxpayers Foot Bill

California veterans are desperate for housing. But two brand new facilities are sitting empty, with taxpayers footing the bill.

09/29/2012

A firefighting helicopter prepares to drop water on the Ponderosa Fire in Northern California on August 21, 2012. (CBS)

Northern California Wildfire Grows To 30 Square Miles; 50 Structures Burned

Fire officials say dozens of buildings, many of them likely homes, have been destroyed in a fire burning outside the Northern California community of Manton.

08/21/2012

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