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Bay Area Companies Making a Difference

Monday, Aug 19, 2013

12 Degrees, LifeScan and American Diabetes Association

12 Degrees, LifeScan and American Diabetes Association

In this segment we feature LifeScan and their partnership with American Diabetes Association

Monday, Aug 19, 2013

12 Degrees, Symantec and Silicon Valley Education Foundation

12 Degrees, Symantec and Silicon Valley Education Foundation

This segment features Symantec's partnership with the Silicon Valley Education Foundation

Thursday, Oct 10, 2013

Plate By Plate

Plate By Plate

Plate by Plate - an annual fundraising food and wine gala, brought to you by Project by Project

Thursday, Oct 10, 2013

AACI's 40th Anniversary Gala

AACI's 40th Anniversary Gala

Join NBC Bay Area & AACI as we recognize Bay Area community leaders at the 40th Anniversary Gala

Thursday, Oct 10, 2013

Taste of Microfinance

Taste of Microfinance

Celebrating entrepreneurship and microfinance in the local food scene!

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Band's Show in Oakland Canceled Amid Threats

Band's Show in Oakland Canceled Amid Threats

A Swedish heavy metal band scheduled to rock the Metro Operahouse in Oakland Saturday night didn't even see the stage.

Officers Uninjured After Being Shot at in Oakland

Officers Uninjured After Being Shot at in Oakland

California Highway Patrol officers in Oakland were peppered with gunfire early Sunday as they wrapped up a traffic stop investigation.

Scientists Question Using Waste Water From Oil Fields

Scientists Question Using Waste Water From Oil Fields

It’s been done for two decades but after the release of a new report, controversy is building. Should farmers irrigate crops with waste water from oil extraction? Even with recent rains, the demand for water sources is high. About 80 percent of the water used by Californians goes to agriculture. Stephen Stock investigates as scientists call for a halt to the practice until more is known about the chemicals in that water.

'That's How Dictators Get Started': McCain Defends Press

'That's How Dictators Get Started': McCain Defends Press

Sen. John McCain says a free press is vital "to preserve democracy as we know it." And he cautions about efforts to muzzle a free press, saying "that's how dictators get started." The Arizona senator was asked in an interview for NBC's "Meet the Press" how he felt about President Donald Trump's tweet criticizing "the fake news media" that said "it is the enemy of the American people." McCain tells "Meet the Press," ''The fact is, we need you." He adds: "When you look at history, the first thing dictators do is shut down the press." McCain says he isn't saying Trump is trying to be a dictator but "we need to learn the lessons of history."

Bay Area Braces for Two Incoming Storms

Bay Area Braces for Two Incoming Storms

Wet weather lingered on Saturday with parts of the Bay Area experiencing scattered rain, mild temperatures and strong winds.

Anderson Reservoir Spills Over For First Time in 11 Years

Anderson Reservoir Spills Over For First Time in 11 Years

The Anderson Reservoir, which has hovered around 99 percent of its maximum capacity for the past few days, began to spill early Saturday morning.