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.
A Marin county couple spent more than $4 Million to land a prime piece of real estate, only to level the five bedroom estate and turn the lot into a garden.
A red flag warning has been extended until Monday morning for Marin County and the East Bay hills.
The California Energy Commission said the rules it approved unanimously Thursday will raise the average cost of a new home by nearly $2,300.
While the rest of the country is still suffering from a lack of consumer confidence just the opposite is true in Silicon Valley.
The foreclosure picture across the U.S. and the Bay Area is showing signs of improvement according to foreclosure database Realty Trac.
Santa Clara firefighters extinguished a five-alarm fire that consumed several under-construction townhouses on Wednesday night, and damaged several nearby buildings, a fire battalion chief said.
Many war veterans in the Bay Area who have returned from Iraq and Afghanistan have no place to live due to chronic homelessness. Now, the Department of Veterans Affairs in Martinez is working to find permanent housing for these vets.
The proposals by Attorney General Kamala Harris would provide safeguards for homeowners while giving her office more leeway to investigate financial crimes.
Sellers of high-end homes and cars in Silicon Valley have talked to customers who are more optimistic than ever about the economy in 2012.