California Power Shutoffs Highlight Widening Income GapBlackouts are highlighting the divide in Northern California where growing income disparity means access to reliable electricity is available to the affluent but increasingly out-of-reach for the economically vulnerable.
Consumer Prices Rising Faster Than Wages In Bay AreaLiving expenses outpaced wages over the 12 months ending in June in the San Jose-San Francisco-Oakland metropolitan area, federal officials announced Wednesday.
Hundreds Of Santa Clara County Workers Protest As Supes Discuss $8B BudgetHundreds of Santa Clara county workers protested outside the county building Wednesday as supervisors continued finalizing a more than $8 billion budget for next year.
County Seeks Developer for Teacher Housing Project in Palo AltoSanta Clara County is seeking a development partner to build homes for teachers in Palo Alto in an effort to keep teachers in a community where house prices have soared out of reach for many middle-class workers.
It's Not Just You: Everything Really Is Getting More ExpensiveAmericans want to buy more stuff, and businesses are rushing to meet demand.
Assisted Facility Closing Sends Seniors Scrambling For New HomesFor years, the Atria Chateau Gardens has been a peaceful oasis just outside the hustle and bustle of downtown San Jose.
High Cost Of Living Puts Napa Valley College Out Of Reach For Many StudentsSoaring rents and home prices are keeping potential students away from Napa Valley College because they can’t afford to live there.
$4,252 Is San Francisco's New Median Rent PriceSan Francisco’s ridiculous rent prices have gotten even more obscene, with the median rent breaking the $4,000 mark.
Median Rent Jumps To $4,225 In San FranciscoA shocking new number representing the median rent in San Francisco shows just how expensive it is to live in the city.
Most Americans Spending At Least Half Their Pay On HousingThe surging cost of rental housing has squeezed a rising proportion of U.S. families since the Great Recession struck in 2007.
Lafayette City Leaders Considering Rent-Increase Moratorium In Possible First Step Toward Rent ControlRents are soaring in Lafayette, and complaints from residents are prompting city leaders to consider a moratorium on increases.
SF Bay Area Tops List As Nation's Worst Place For RentersIf you spend most of your weekends on Craigslist or elbowing your way through crowded open houses for overpriced rentals, this should come as no surprise: the San Francisco Bay Area is the worst place in the country to rent.
Oakland Residents Say Landlord Is Playing Dirty With 110% Rent IncreaseSome residents in Oakland say their landlord is playing dirty.
Listing Prove Some European Castles More Affordable Than A San Francisco CondoAnd these castles aren’t exactly fixer-uppers either — these are liveable, go-ahead-and-fill-the-moat, literally-fit-for-a-king residences that you can actually move into.
Struggling Single Mom Of 2 Rents San Mateo Garage For $1,000 A MonthOne mother in San Mateo says rent's so expensive in her city all she can afford is a garage.