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All News KCBS Radio
November 20, 2019 - 10:02 am
The Orinda City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to pass a temporary ban on some short-term rentals. The emergency ordinance places a 45 day moratorium on any property where the owner is not present.
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Four people were killed and several wounded in a shooting at a home rented through Airbnb for an unauthorized party on Oct. 31, 2019.
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Scott Lettieri
November 19, 2019 - 12:03 pm
Authorities released four of the five men who'd been accused of the deadly shooting that took five lives at a Halloween party in Orinda. Their release Monday was prompted by the Contra Costa County district attorney's decision not to bring charges against the men. However, the DA's office said...
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Four people were killed and several wounded in a shooting at a home rented through Airbnb for an unauthorized party on Oct. 31, 2019.
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Holly Quan
November 15, 2019 - 10:22 am
Five men are under arrest in connection with the deadly Halloween night shootings at an illegal Orinda house party, but there's still no hint as to what sparked the gunfire. As KCBS Radio's Holly Quan reported, the arrests came during coordinated raids in four different counties around the Bay.
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Keith Menconi
November 13, 2019 - 3:33 pm
San Jose State University students in need of housing will now be able to stay in an Airbnb for free through a new pilot program.
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Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky speaks at the New York Times DealBook conference
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KCBS Radio Morning News
November 07, 2019 - 11:40 am
Airbnb has announced more changes to its business in the aftermath of a house party shooting that killed five people in Orinda last week. CEO Brian Chesky said this is a critical time for the home rental company to regain the trust of its guests, and announced plans to verify all property listings...
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Four people were killed and several wounded in a shooting at a home rented through Airbnb for an unauthorized party on Oct. 31, 2019.
Doug Sovern/ KCBS Radio
Tim Ryan
November 05, 2019 - 10:14 am
The home in Orinda used for Airbnb rentals, where a deadly mass shooting took place on Halloween night, has been a sore subject for neighbors who have dealt with its large and loud parties. Some are now petitioning for the city to make changes.
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Jacquie Cadorette
October 17, 2019 - 9:16 am
If you want to be a Barbie girl in a Barbie world, now’s your chance. You can book a couple of nights at Barbie’s Malibu Dreamhouse on Airbnb. According to Barbie Media , the mansion is located right in the middle of Malibu and features ocean-front views, two bedrooms, an infinity pool, an office,...
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Eldis Sula
September 05, 2019 - 8:40 am
Airbnb has launched a relief program that provides free housing to evacuees and relief workers displaced by Hurricane Dorian. The program, called the “Open Homes Program,” is made possible by more than 800 Airbnb hosts who have opened their doors in states which stand to be affected by the storm,...
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 A general view of the Louvre Palace and museum and pyramid in Paris.
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Megan Goldsby
April 07, 2019 - 8:27 am
It's literally an art lover's dream — there's a chance to win a night for two sleeping inside the Louvre.
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Dreamstime
Kim Wonderley
March 31, 2019 - 8:38 am
If you've got your eye on a nice vacation rental but are waffling on making that commitment through Airbnb or Home Away, Kim Wonderley has a few tips before you click and book it on this week's Road Report.
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