Bay Area Real Estate

SAN FRANCISCO - OCTOBER 17: General view of the Marina district disaster zone after an earthquake, measuring 7.1 on the richter scale, rocks game three of the World Series between the Oakland A's and San Francisco Giants at Candlestick Park on October 17,
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Matt Bigler
October 17, 2019 - 5:00 am
It was 30 years ago this week that the Bay Area was rocked by the first major earthquake in decades: the 6.9 Loma Prieta quake that brought down a parts of bridges, buildings and highways. In this KCBS Radio Special Report reporter Matt Bigler takes a look at how individuals and institutions are...
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Gavin Newsom Signs Landmark Rent Control Legislation
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Doug Sovern
October 09, 2019 - 10:30 am
Gov. Gavin Newsom signs landmark legislation to provide rent control protection to tenants across the state.
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A sign is posted in front of a home that is for sale March 23, 2010 in San Francisco, California.
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Melissa Culross
September 27, 2019 - 1:26 pm
The gap between the haves and the have-nots in this country appears to be getting bigger. Figures released Thursday by the Census Bureau showed that income inequality is at its highest level in more than half a century.
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A Bay Area home for sale.
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August 30, 2019 - 8:12 am
Bay Area median homes prices fell on a year-over-year basis for the third month in a row in July. The median price for a Bay Area home slipped to $815,000 in July, down by $41,000 from the median price in June, according to research firm CoreLogic. That's a 5% decrease. A year ago, the median price...
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: People ride bikes past signage on the Google campus as Google workers inside hold a sit-in to protest sexual harassment at the company, on May 1, 2019 in Mountain View, California.
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Matt Bigler
August 26, 2019 - 1:46 pm
The proposed Google transit village is unlike any headquarters in Silicon Valley: instead of a single-story campus surrounded by parking, Mayor Sam Liccardo says the current proposal calls for a vibrant urban village, complete with retail, restaurants, housing and parks.
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: A high pressure gas line crosses over a canal in an oil field over the Monterey Shale formation where gas and oil extraction using hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is on the verge of a boom on March 23, 2014 near Lost Hills, California.
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Holly Quan
August 26, 2019 - 11:13 am
Menlo Park is considering strictly regulating natural gas in new construction.
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New Housing Construction
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Doug Sovern
August 21, 2019 - 10:38 am
The cost to build in the Bay Area keeps going up. Housing impact fees can set developers back by $65,000 in Oakland and $165,000 in San Francisco. That's led to a tug-of-war between builders and local governments over the rising cost of construction and what it means for the Bay Area housing crunch.
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Facebook HQ
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Matt Bigler
August 20, 2019 - 10:19 am
Facebook users claim the social media site discriminated against them because its ad policy allowed housing agents to hide offers from certain groups based on age, gender and ethnicity.
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Jeffrey Schaub
August 19, 2019 - 10:47 am
The federal Department of Housing and Urban Development has launched a probe in San Francisco to determine whether the city is violating non-discrimination laws in housing.
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