How is the sinking economy affecting your world?
What happens when a home builder goes out of business? The St. Petersburg Times set out to answer that question, and found the ripple effects of one company's demise told a larger story of the bay area's sinking economy.
From corporate bankers to the corner bakery, everyone struggles to weather the storm.
Have you noticed the 'ripple effect' in your bay area neighborhood? Have you lost your local ice cream shop or your favorite dinner spots? Let us know how the bleak economy is affecting your world.