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Marcus Board, a grounds painter at Oakland Unified School District received a top employee of the year award. (photo credit: Margie Shafer)

Oakland School District Painter Keeps Learning On Track With Over 2,000 Colors; Recognized For Job Well Done

Has anyone ever told you, you are the best at what you do? An Oakland Unified School District employee has received that compliment and was honored from non-teaching positions by the California Department of Education.

07/29/2014

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‘Professional Squatter’ Evicted From San Bruno Rental

A woman described as a serial squatter has been evicted from a San Bruno rental.

07/23/2014

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San Bruno Landlord Accuses Tenant Of Being ‘Serial Squatter’

A San Bruno woman is trying to evict a tenant she accuses of defrauding landlords, and being a serial squatter.

07/08/2014

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera answers questions from the media in front of the California Supreme court building March 4, 2008 in San Francisco. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Landlords Sued For Evicting Tenants And Re-Renting San Francisco Properties To Tourists

San Francisco’s City Attorney Dennis Herrera has filed two lawsuits against landlords he believes illegally rented properties to tourists after evicting long-time tenants, two of which are disabled.

04/23/2014

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Bed Bug Problem Prompts Lawsuit Against Concord Apartment Landlord

More than a dozen residents of a Concord apartment complex are suing their landlord over an array of issues, including a bed bug infestation.

10/24/2013

Steven Plummer, 55 was arrested for allegedly assaulting his landlord. (Bay City News)

Belmont Man Allegedly Attacks Landlord With Pepper Spray Over Maintenance Work Noise

A Belmont man allegedly assaulted his landlord with pepper spray Thursday because he was upset about the noise of maintenance work in another apartment, police said.

05/29/2013

Pitcher Tim Lincecum #55 poses for a portrait during San Francisco Giants Photo Day on February 20, 2013 in Scottsdale, Arizona.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Landlady’s Suit Against Giants’ Lincecum Headed To Court

A lawsuit against San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum being for allegedly trashing an apartment is moving forward and appears headed to open court, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

03/01/2013

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ConsumerWatch: Bay Area Renter Gets Slow Response To Mouse Problem

A Bay Area company that purchases foreclosed homes and then rents them out has said it is improving the way it responds to tenants complaints, after a renter said a rodent problem was not addressed for months.

12/06/2012

Tenant Viviann Green said mice, along with a lack of heat and hot water, are  ongoing problems in her apartment. (CBS)

Bay Area Landlord Accused Of Not Providing Heat, Ignoring Mice

Viviann Green was feeling grateful to get a small apartment for $2,300 a month. But right away she started noticing the problems, such as no heat and no hot water. But the worst problem was mice.

10/31/2012

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SF Gang Evicted From Troubled Tenderloin Apartment Building

A local street gang is losing its headquarters in a Tenderloin apartment building where they have terrorized residents, as part of the legal settlement between the with the landlord and the city, according to officials on Tuesday.

10/03/2012

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