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A sign advertising an apartment for rent is displayed in a window in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Silicon Valley, Peninsula Apartment Rental Prices Skyrocketing Due To Job Growth

Skyrocketing rental prices in the Bay Area, especially Silicon Valley, are showing no sign of easing up, according to a new survey.

07/15/2014

An image of the RelayRides website. (RelayRides)

SF Car Sharing Service RelayRides Secures $25M In Funding As It Targets Long-Term Airport Rentals

A San Francisco-based car sharing service that hopes to compete with the rental car industry has announced a $25 million funding round.

06/24/2014

Screenshot of Airbnb.com. (CBS)

San Francisco Homeowner Warned By City To Remove Airbnb Listing

Is the City of San Francisco going after homeowners who are renting out their homes to vacationers? One San Francisco homeowner believes they are.

03/12/2014

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

KCBS Cover Story Series: Through the Roof – Solutions To SF’s Housing Crunch

In the fifth and final part of our special Cover Story Series, KCBS reporter Doug Sovern looks at several proposed solutions to the housing crunch, which all may take some time to make a difference as Bay Area rents and home prices keep rising.

12/20/2013

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KCBS Cover Story Series: Through The Roof – Rip-Offs, Cons Plague Bay Area Rental Market

In part four of the KCBS Cover Story Series, “Through the Roof,” Doug Sovern looks at some of the rip-offs and cons that have plagued Bay Area renters during the latest boom.

12/19/2013

A sign advertising an apartment for rent is displayed in a window in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Assemblyman Ammiano To Propose Ellis Act Revisions For SF

State Assemblyman Tom Ammiano is bringing legislation to Sacramento which could change the Ellis Act—the provisional law that has been used as a method for tenant evictions in San Francisco.

11/22/2013

A sign advertising an apartment for rent hangs from a fire escape in front of an apartment building July 8, 2009 in San Francisco, California. As the economy continues to falter, vacancy rates for U.S. apartments have spiked to a twenty two year high of 7.5 percent, just short of the record high of 7.8 percent set in 1986. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Supervisors Discuss Alarming Ellis Act Eviction Rates With City Tenants

Tenants advocates in San Francisco want the Board of Supervisors to do more about the number of evictions in the city.

11/15/2013

A sign advertising an apartment for rent is displayed in a window in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Zillow Launches Android App That Values Real Estate

Real estate website Zillow, has launched a new app for Android that helps people figure out the value of homes and is now aiming to help renters as well.

05/01/2012

Still of Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts in 'Larry Crowne' (IMDB)

Jan Wahl Movie Review: ‘Larry Crowne’

KCBS Entertainment Editor Jan Wahl reviews the new film directed by Tom Hanks and starring Hanks and Julia Roberts. Plus, ‘Page One: Inside the New York Times.’

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/01/2011

James McAvoy as Charles Xavier in scene from movie "X-Men: First Class" (AP)

Jan Wahl Movie Review: ‘X-Men: First Class’

KCBS Entertainment Editor Jan Wahl reviews the prequel to the X-Men series starring James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence and Kevin Bacon.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/03/2011

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