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Property

Vacancy Rate For U.S. Apartments Reaches Highest Rate In 20 Years

Alameda County Gentrification Pushing Out Longtime Residents, Possibly Causing Health Problems

When people are forced to move they are heavily stressed. That’s the finding in a new report co-authored by the Alameda County Health Department on the possible downsides of new money coming into old neighborhoods.

04/07/2014

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Man, Woman Arrested For Possessing Stolen Property In Petaluma

A man and woman were arrested in Petaluma early Friday morning after being found with stolen property, police said.

03/10/2014

A soft-story residential building damaged by the Loma Prieta earthquake on October 17, 1989. (ABAG)

About The Bay: The Hard Reality Of SF’s Soft-Story Buildings

Own a “soft story building” in San Francisco? Expect to be hearing from the City of San Francisco over the next few months.

06/03/2013

Martin's Beach in San Mateo County. (CBS)

Surfers Stage Protest Over Blocked Access To Peninsula Beach

A former Bay Area congressman joined surfers in a protest Thursday at a popular beach near Half Moon Bay, calling it an outrage that the landowner is blocking the only road to the public beach.

03/14/2013

Martin's Beach in San Mateo County. (CBS)

Surfers Set To Bust Through Gate At Blocked Martin’s Beach

Scores of surfers, fishermen and supporters of open access to Martin’s Beach near Half Moon Bay plan to gather Thursday and bust through the gate in a show of support to gain public access to the coveted beach.

03/14/2013

Martin's Beach in San Mateo County. (CBS)

Surfers Sue For Access To Blocked San Mateo County Beach

The suit claims the owner of Martin’s Beach is violating the California Coastal Act by blocking the only access road from Highway 1 to the shoreline, which is public.

03/13/2013

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Homeless Getting Checks For Destroyed Property During Sacramento Raids

Homeless people are getting checks for property destroyed during Sacramento police raids on illegal campsites.

10/03/2012

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SF Law Prohibits Short-Term Rentals Popularized By Airbnb

A woman whose home was recently vandalized by a short-term renter she found through Airbnb.com was probably violating city laws that prohibit a residence from being used as a hotel, city officials said.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/04/2011

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Airbnb To Offer Property Protection After SF Homeowner Ransacked

A company that connects travelers with people renting out their homes will soon offer property protection after a host in San Francisco had her home vandalized.

KPIX 5–08/02/2011