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Foreclosure Blues

"This year, it's down just a little bit. We're averaging between 400 and 450 evictions per month," said Alameda County Sheriff Greg Ahern. "But that's still a big workload for our staff." In San Francisco, Sheriff Michael Hennessey said about 10 percent of the evictions in the city are for bank-owned properties. "It's very tough because you'll run into families who are being evicted and haven't figured out where they're going to go," said Hennessey. Across the country, mortgage defaults continue to rise and more eviction noticed are being handed out at a rapid rate, according to a report from RealtyTrac. Hennessey said San Francisco is on pace to equal last year's number of eviction notices served at just under 2,900. [CBS SF]