Foreclosures remain high statewide, locally

Foreclosures continued to climb in August in San Mateo County while they showed a drop from their June peak in San Francisco County.

While a report from Default Research showed foreclosure filings increased by 300 percent statewide compared to the same period last year, locally the trend was more mixed.

San Francisco County, which has had zero foreclosures for most of the past year, spiked up to 143 foreclosures in June before dropping back to 94 in August, a 30.8 percent decrease from July.

<p>In San Mateo County, however, foreclosures have continued to climb, reaching a high of 182 in August. That represents a 16.6 percent increase from July and a 41.8 percent increase from last August, when there were 128 foreclosure filings.

Re-fund the police? Even California’s cannabis shops want more cops amid robbery spree

Bay Area murder and robbery spike reveals shortcomings of ‘defund’ argument

By The Examiner Editorial Board
Banksy Warning Sign NFT for Sale!

To commemorate that 20th anniversary of September 11, Gloss (www.instagram.com/gloss), the team behind the world’s largest arts and media company, is…

By SF Examiner
Dire water warnings confront San Francisco and beyond

‘We will face challenges that I don’t think modern California has ever really seen before’

By Jessica Wolfrom