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A sign stands in front of a home for sale in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area House Prices Rebound To 2007 Values

DataQuick said Wednesday that the median sales price for new and existing houses and condominiums reached $579,000 in March, up 7 percent from $540,000 the previous month and up 23 percent from $470,000 in March 2013. It is the 24th straight annual increase and the highest level since December 2007.

04/16/2014

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Bacon Prices On The Rise As Virus Killing Millions Of Baby Pigs In U.S.

A virus never before seen in the U.S. has killed millions of baby pigs in less than a year, and with little known about how it spreads or how to stop it, it’s threatening pork production and pushing up prices by 10 percent or more.

04/08/2014

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Bay Area Counties Win $6.8 Million False Advertising Ruling Against Overstock.com

After a two-week trial in September, Judge Wynne Carvill ruled Wednesday that Utah-based Overstock.com used formulas to create fictional comparison prices and chose the highest comparison for an item without informing consumers.

02/21/2014

A foreclosure sign hangs on a fence in front of a foreclosed home on April 6, 2011. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Foreclosure Activity Nears 7-Year Low

A research firm says California home foreclosure activity neared a seven-year low during the third quarter as rising prices left fewer homeowners in trouble.

10/22/2013

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Federal Judge Hearing Claims In Apple e-Book Price Fixing Suit

The Justice Department sued Apple and other publishers last year. The five other publishers named in the lawsuit have settled. The judge has urged Apple to do the same.

06/03/2013

A Chevron sign at a Bay Area gas station. (CBS)

Chevron’s Net Income Falls 5 Percent As Oil Prices Slip

Chevron said its net income fell 5 percent in the first quarter as oil prices slipped.

04/26/2013

A sign stands in front of a home for sale in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area February Home Sales Dip As Supply Remains Tight

The real estate tracking firm DataQuick reported Thursday that San Francisco Bay area home sales dipped in February compared to the previous month and the year-earlier period.

03/14/2013

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KCBS Cover Story: Healthy SF Law Creating Enforcement Battle Lines

Sour grapes are growing between San Francisco City Hall and restaurateurs over what critics say is a confusing and badly written law.

02/19/2013

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Facebook’s 4th Quarter Results Surpass Expectations

Facebook delivered fourth-quarter results above Wall Street’s expectations on Wednesday and sought to show that it has finally transformed into a “mobile company.”

01/30/2013

A sold sign stands in front of a home for sale in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Home Prices Jump On Lack Of Foreclosures

A research firm says San Francisco Bay area home prices rose last month at the fastest clip in more than 20 years.

01/16/2013

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