Liz Swain 5:30 p.m., Sept. 22
San Diego Housing Lags Other Metro Areas
San Diego County home values dropped 0.2% from July to August, underperforming the index of the 20 major metro areas, which rose 0.2%, according to Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller data released this morning (Oct. 25). Similarly, San Diego home values were down 5.5% from a year earlier, performing worse than the 20-city composite's drop of 3.8%. San Diego values are now down 38.1% from their peak in November of 2005.