(City of Martinez)

Martinez Extends Moratorium On Downtown Bars

The city council is looking to create a better set of guidelines and rules before allowing any new watering holes from opening.


A man drinks a pint of beer. (Graeme Robertson/Getty Images)

Nob Hill Residents Lobby SF Supervisor For Moratorium On Bars

Residents of lower Nob Hill, frustrated with the raucous bar scene that has cropped up near Polk Street, have been pushing San Francisco officials for a moratorium on bars in the neighborhood.


A computer keyboard. (CBS)

Hayward City Council Approves Moratorium On Sweepstakes Cafes

The Hayward City Council has voted unanimously to put a pair of Internet cafes on notice to cease operations immediately, claiming they are illegal and a front for online gambling.


San Francisco Real Estate

San Francisco Supes Call For Moratorium On Foreclosures

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday calling on banks to halt foreclosure activities.


San Francisco Real Estate

San Francisco Supervisor Seeks Moratorium On Home Foreclosures

San Francisco Supervisor John Avalos introduced a resolution Tuesday calling for a moratorium on home foreclosures and related evictions and auctions.


The storefront of a payday lender in San Jose. (CBS)

Santa Clara County Moves To Curb Payday Lenders

Santa Clara County has decided to rein in predatory payday loan outfits by imposing a moratorium that prevents more lenders from setting up shop.


A PG&E SmartMeter. (CBS)

Marin County Issues Moratorium On SmartMeters

Pacific Gas and Electric has been told to stop installing SmartMeters in unincorporated Marin County.


San Francisco Real Estate

Bank Of America Extends Foreclosure Moratorium To California

Bank of America on Friday became the first bank to stop taking back tens of thousands of foreclosed homes in all 50 states.

CBS San Francisco–10/08/2010


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