http://bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=airGZ66qbhdA&refer=home " The number of homes sold fell in all nine Bay Area counties, dropping the most in Solano, which had a 43 percent decline, and Contra Costa, which had a 36 percent fall, DataQuick said. Foreclosure resales accounted for 4.8 percent of last month's Bay Area sales, up from 4.5 percent in July and 1.2 percent a year earlier. Foreclosure resales haven't affected prices on a regional basis, DataQuick said. Southern California Falls In Southern California, home sales plunged 36 percent last month, DataQuick said yesterday. As in the Bay Area, it was the lowest number of homes sold in an August in 15 years. "