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Unused Flu Vaccines Cost CA $1M Each Year

Unused Flu Vaccines Cost CA $1M Each Year

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Some California Counties waste thousands of flu vaccine. Weak state oversight lets it continue. Read More

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Jun 2, 2014 Share
Election Day Tip Line

Election Day Tip Line

On this Election Day, voting problems aren't a matter of if, but when. Read More

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Oct 27, 2014 Share
Highly Educated Foreign Workers Treated Like Indentured Servants

Highly Educated Foreign Workers Treated Like Indentured Servants

A year-long investigation by NBC Bay Area and The Center for Investigative Reporting uncovers misuse of H-1B Visas meant to recruit foreign workers at Silicon Valley tech firms, leaving some without jobs or income and trapped while... Read More

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Oct 24, 2014 Share
Mayor's Fuzzy Math Claims San Jose Gang Crime Down

Mayor's Fuzzy Math Claims San Jose Gang Crime Down

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed says gang related crimes have dropped 70 percent this year, but what he's not telling the public: he's just comparing two months of the year. Read More

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Oct 21, 2014 Share
County Department Director Fired After NBC Investigation

County Department Director Fired After NBC Investigation

A Santa Clara County department director has been removed from his position after the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit exposed that he charged more than $160,000 on personal rewards credit cards to get travel perks, while... Read More

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Oct 20, 2014 Share
Is Bloom Energy Greenwashing the Public?

Is Bloom Energy Greenwashing the Public?

Claims by critics, information from public agencies and a data analysis by the Investigative Unit show that fuel cells made by Sunnyvale-based Bloom Energy may not be performing as well as promised, sparking questions about... Read More

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Oct 20, 2014
I Unit Investigates: San Jose Fire Response Times

I Unit Investigates: San Jose Fire Response Times

A new audit of San Jose Fire Department reveals some reasons why firefighters are not meeting 911 response time goals. It comes after NBC Bay Area’s Investigative Unit exposed SJFD for reporting inaccurate data. Read More

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Oct 17, 2014 Share
SJCC Chancellor Misuses Her District Credit Card

SJCC Chancellor Misuses Her District Credit Card

The NBC Bay Area Investigative unit uncovers improper credit card use at a Community College District with a long history of questionable spending. Read More

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Oct 16, 2014 Share
FAA Rebuffs Congressmen on Bird Radar

FAA Rebuffs Congressmen on Bird Radar

The Federal Aviation Administration is now responding to a congressional inquiry asking why a potentially lifesaving technology has not been installed at airports throughout the nation. Read More

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Attorneys Suggest Evidence Isn’t Safe at CPUC

Attorneys Suggest Evidence Isn’t Safe at CPUC

In an internal memo, thirteen staff attorneys inform CPUC commissioners of their concerns that the agency has failed to take appropriate steps to preserve evidence. Read More

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2014 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award Winner

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“Sysco's Dirty Secret: Hidden Food Sheds Across U.S. and Canada”

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“Sysco's Dirty Secret: Hidden Food Sheds Across U.S. and Canada”
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2013 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award Winner

Investigative Reporting
"Children in the Fields"

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"Children in the Fields"

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Investigative Reporting
"The Golden State’s Toxic Secret: Inside the Department of Toxic Substances Control"

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