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Landlord Of San Francisco ‘Hacker’ Homes Responds To KPIX 5 InvestigationLast month, KPIX 5 first reported on San Francisco’s latest housing trend: a bunk bed for $1,800 a month.
Oakland Residents Weigh In On Proposed Coal Train TerminalHundreds gathered in Monday night to weigh in on a plan to ship millions of tons of coal through Oakland, a plan that was exposed in a KPIX 5 investigation earlier this year.
San Francisco Landlords Jump On Bandwagon To Build 'Hacker' HostelsPaying $1,800 a month in rent to share a bunk bed is hard to imagine anywhere but San Francisco. The people staying in them are not complaining. In fact, they apparently like it. But the real winner is the landlord.
Inside San Francisco’s Newest Rentals, Bunk Beds For $1,800 A Month Can’t afford an apartment in San Francisco? So-called “co-creative housing” is offering a bunkbed and lots of company. But is it legal?
Plan To Send Coal Through Oakland Met With ProtestsHundreds gathered in Oakland Tuesday evening to protest a plan to bring millions of tons of coal through the Bay Area.
Public Will Weigh In On Bringing Millions Of Tons Of Coal To Bay AreaThe public will soon get a chance to weigh in on what, until now, has been a hush-hush plan to bring millions of tons of coal into the Bay Area.
Oakland May Be Backpedaling On Keeping Coal Facility OutFor decades, Margaret Gordon has fought to protect her West Oakland community from the health hazards of living next to a major port. Now, the longtime neighborhood activist fears years of progress will be wiped out by a plan to export millions of tons of coal through a new waterfront terminal.
Bay Area Serial Squatter Evicted For 8th Time In 6 YearsA family accused of defrauding landlords appears to be at it again. Last year, KPIX 5 was there when they were evicted from an apartment in San Bruno. This week, they were found squatting in Daly City.
California Beagle Owners Push For Stricter Rules On Animal TestingBeagles and their owners have been regular visitors to the state capitol in Sacramento to support AB147, a bill that would require publicly funded labs using dogs and cats for research to put healthy ones like Riley up for adoption rather than put them to sleep once the research is over.
'Cyber Attack' On California Common Core Testing Shuts Down Access For Hours, State Denies Deliberate Tampering"It was a deliberate attack. Not just a malfunction," educators said after hundreds of thousands of California students were blocked from logging on to take mandatory Common Core tests Thursday.
$100,000+ Salaries For Meter Readers, Customer Service Reps At Water Agency That Keeps Raising RatesA small East Bay water district is paying more than 200 of their employees, including meter readers and customer service representatives, wages and benefits worth well over $100,000, while raising customers' rates 16 years in a row.
16 Years Of Hiking Fees While Water District Pays Meter Readers $100,000 SalariesBay Area residents are facing steep water rate hikes as California's drought stretches into a fourth year. In one small East Bay water district, a resident said it’s the lavish spending habits of an old boy’s network that is making their bill go up.
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