foreclosure

2:00pm

Mon April 16, 2012
Economy/Labor/Biz

Fighting foreclosure on multiple fronts

Photo courtesy of www.calorganize.org

The recent $26 billion bank settlement found that the nation’s five largest banks engaged in a pattern of unfair and deceptive practices in servicing mortgages and dealing with loan modifications. And yet, hundreds of thousands of Californians have lost their homes. 

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11:56am

Mon April 16, 2012
Economy/Labor/Biz

A family lives through foreclosure

Rosa Fernandez and her children Dominique Ibarra and Roxanne Ibarra, at their home in San Jose.
Photo by Casey Miner

Since the country’s foreclosure crisis began in 2007, nearly four million people have lost their homes. In the Bay Area, more than 750,000 homes have been foreclosed. And even though the economy might be getting better, they’re still happening.

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12:00am

Fri April 13, 2012
Politics

Today on Your Call: Friday Media Roundtable

South Koreans at a train station in Seoul watch a TV graphic of North Korea's rocket launch.
Jung Yeon-je AFP/Getty Images / April 13, 2012

On today’s Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll have a conversation about the recently signed Jobs Act, which the White House says will create jobs. Critics say it legalizes stock market fraud. We’ll also discuss the ongoing foreclosure crisis, and North Korea's decision to fire a long-range missile. We’ll be joined by the Huffington Post’s Micheal MacCuliff, Propublica’s Paul Kiel and the Christina Science Monitor’s Don Kirk joins us from Seoul, South Korea. What was your story of the week? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

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3:25pm

Tue December 13, 2011
Economy/Labor/Biz

Foreclosure crisis hits home for San Francisco resident

The front door at 150 Ankeny Street
Jen Chien

Josephine Tolbert’s house is locked. It has a “No Trespassing” sign posted on the front door, but through the small lace-curtained windows at the front of the house, she can still see her daycare business.

“We have a little table where the kids draw, and play little games. There's a radio in the back that plays kiddie music, and they do their little kiddie dance. And its a wonderful daycare, I love it and the kids love it … It is beautiful, I wish you could get in there,” she describes.

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