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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

Tesla Model S (Photo credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Likens Car Dealers To ‘Mafia’ As KPIX Poll Finds Support For Direct Auto Sales

Dealerships across the country continue to take aim at Tesla Motors over their direct-to-consumer sales. Now Founder Elon Musk is firing back and getting some support from Bay Area, where poll results show support for the company’s model.

03/19/2014

The first-ever event at Levi's Stadium will be a soccer match between the San Jose Earthquakes and Seattle Sounders FC (San Jose Earthquakes)

Soccer Matchup For Levi’s Stadium Debut To Be Way More Affordable Than 49ers Game

Fans anxious to see the San Francisco 49ers new stadium in Santa Clara will have the chance to do so at a relative discount.

03/06/2014

A customer buys Mega Millions lottery tickets. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Hot Ticket Sales Push Mega Millions Jackpot Near All-Time Record

Have you ever had identical quadruplets? Your odds of doing that are 15 times better than winning tonight’s mega millions jackpot with a single ticket. Still, the tickets are selling quickly and raising the jackpot to a near-record.

12/17/2013

President Barack Obama disembarks from Air Force One at San Francisco International Airport on April 3, 2013. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Slow Bay Area Obama Fundraiser Ticket Sales Force Price Cut

President Barack Obama is headed to the Bay Area for another fundraising swing next week. According to KPIX 5, KCBS and Chronicle insider Phil Matier, donors have not been quick to open up their wallets.

11/19/2013

Tesla Model S. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tesla Shares Drop As 3rd Quarter Earnings Fall Short

Tesla Motors’ high-flying stock tumbled 12 percent in after-hours trading Tuesday after the electric car maker’s third-quarter results fell short of expectations.

11/05/2013

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

ConsumerWatch: Bay Area Home Sellers, Buyers Stalled By Washington Shutdown

Sellers across California have been holding the door open, hoping to cash in on double digit increases in home prices, and a surplus of buyers motivated by low interest rates. But, the stalemate in Washington is stalling home sales in the Bay Area.

10/10/2013

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

Median Bay Area Home Prices Jump At Record Rates As Inventory Remains Tight

The real estate tracking firm DataQuick says the median price for homes in the nine-county San Francisco Bay area reached $555,000 in June, an increase of 6.9 percent over the previous month.

07/18/2013

Intel

Intel Meets 1st Quarter Expectations Despite PC Slowdown

Intel Corp., the world’s largest maker of chips for PCs, is sticking to its guns amid a drastic slowdown in computer sales.

04/16/2013

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Oakland Hoping Reducing Drug Sales Will Curb Violence

Getting rid of open-air drug sales will reduce violence—particularly in Oakland, which recently hired a consultant known for adopting that tactic as New York City’s top cop, a University of California at Berkeley law professor said Monday.

01/08/2013

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