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If You’re in the Market For a Home in the Bay Area, Yes You Missed the Boat …

If you’re in the market for a house or condo, first the bad news: real estate prices in the Bay Area are climbing,  as much as 16 percent over last year in some areas. Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images “We … Continue reading

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In 2012, the Bay Area Was No. 1 (and 3 and 9)

The New York Times cited the Fox Theater when it included Oakland on its list of 45 place to go in 2012. Photo by Pete Hottelet/Flickr. We’re No. 1! And No. 3! Also No. 9! As one of the biggest … Continue reading

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Sounding the Waters: Is the Bay Area Prepared for Sea Level Rise?

Sounding the Waters: Is the Bay Area Prepared for Sea Level Rise? A new documentary attempts to find the answer Sea level rise will irrevocably change life near the San Francisco Bay. That’s the premise of RISE: Climate Change and … Continue reading

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New Foreclosure Numbers: Vallejo-Fairfield Fourth Highest in the Nation

Real estate signs in front of homes for sale March 23, 2010 in San Francisco. Justin Sullivan/Getty One out of every 140 housing units in the Vallejo-Fairfield metro area is facing foreclosure, according to the latest numbers from RealtyTrac’s U.S. … Continue reading

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