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Unveiling the Presidio’s new green neighborhood

September 23, 2010
By Victoria Schlesinger

One the oldest settlements in the Bay Area, the Presidio, will open a green chapter in its storied existence this weekend when it invites the public to explore the restored and in many cases sustainably upgraded historic Public Health Service District.
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Bay Area development giant Lennar accused of fraud

August 3, 2010
By Victoria Schlesinger

The Sacramento Bee reports today that the Bay Area’s mammoth housing developer Lennar Corp. and its spinoff company LNR Property Corp. are being accused of defrauding the California Public Employee’s Retirement System and others in a new lawsuit. “The suit says Lennar and LNR Property used ‘grossly inflated’ land appraisals in securing the CalPERS partnership
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