Oakland Tenants Sue Landlord Mosser Companies, Alleging Harassment, Discrimination To Force Them OutFive separate lawsuits were filed in Superior Court Tuesday against a billion dollar real estate investment firm, Mosser Companies, with tenants accuse Mosser of carrying out harassment and violating Oakland's Tenant Protection Ordinance.
Project Home: Small Bay Area Landlords Keep Properties Vacant Because of Rent ControlVacancy rates are well into the double digits in cities across the Bay Area, but some small property owners say rent control has led them to keep some apartments empty rather than drop rent prices.
Some San Francisco Affordable Housing Units Renting For More Than Market-Rate UnitsTenants living in so-called affordable housing units are now in many cases paying more than their market-rate neighbors.
Project Home: 'Big Wave' Community To House Special Needs Adults In Half Moon Bay After Decades-Long BattleAfter two decades of public pushback, a community for developmentally disabled adults is finally being built in Half Moon Bay.
Prop. 21: Rent Control Returns To California Ballot Amid Pandemic, Presidential RaceRent control could be expanded statewide if voters approve Proposition 21.
Landlords Receive Millions In COVID-19 Relief While Quarantined Students Forced To Pay For Vacant ApartmentsAs the coronavirus pandemic closes college campuses across the country, students -- and their parents -- are still stuck paying rent for vacant apartments even as many of those property owners receive pandemic assistance.
Investigation Shows Hundreds Of Patients Dying At California Rehab CentersThe average 30-day stay at a California rehab costs families $40,000. It's expensive and often highly risky. We've learned hundreds of patients are dying in detox.
S.F. City Officials Rally to Support Board and Care Homes That Serve Mentally IllOfficials from different departments at City Hall are now joining forces to save mom and pop board and care homes that shelter mentally ill and elderly people living on the streets of San Francisco.
San Francisco Sandwich Shop Menu Offers Pointed Criticism Of City's Needle PolicyA San Francisco sandwich shop had a pointed message about the city's drug addiction problem, printed at the bottom of its menu.
Immigrants Hesitant To Exercise Voting Rights In SF School Board ElectionsA plan in San Francisco to let people who are not U.S. citizens vote in school board elections isn't getting off to a great start.
New App 'Good2Go' Helps Users Find Restrooms in Busy CitiesA San Francisco tech company is releasing a new app that may have the solution to finding a bathroom in a crowded city, a task that is never easy.
Terminal Cancer Patient Testifies Against Monsanto In 1st-Of-Its-Kind Trial In SFA former school groundskeeper who blames his deadly cancer on the popular herbicide "Round-Up" told his story Monday in a San Francisco courtroom.
Ex-Worker At Prenatal Testing Firm Claims She Was Fired For Getting PregnantPregnancy discrimination is still an issue for women in the workplace, and one former employee claims it even happened to her at a company that's all about helping pregnant women.
Man Sought In Brutal Attack On Small Dog In San FranciscoA small dog which was yapping at a man on a San Francisco sidewalk was severely injured after the man brutally kicked into a wall in an attack caught on camera.
Boy's School Shooting Question Moves White House Press Secretary Nearly To TearsA 13-year-old boy from Marin County attended the White House press briefing Wednesday as a student journalist, firing off a question about gun safety that had Press Secretary Sarah Sanders choked up.