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Critics Call for Investigation into PG&E Substation Security

Critics Call for Investigation into PG&E Substation Security

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Critics say the California Public Utilities Commission has the power and responsibility to demand accountability from PG&E about the security of its critical electric substations. This comes after an NBC Bay Area undercover... Read More

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Nov 20, 2014 Share
NBC Bay Area Investigates: Immigration

NBC Bay Area Investigates: Immigration

As President Barack Obama announces the first major changes to immigration policy in years, we bring together some of the deep dives we took on the issue in the past. Read More

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Nov 19, 2014 Share
CA Hospitals Make Hundreds of Errors Every Year

CA Hospitals Make Hundreds of Errors Every Year

Medical mistakes, or “adverse events” are the leading cause of death in the US after heart attacks and cancer. Details about them are supposed to be public, but are difficult to find. Read More

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MAP: Medical Errors in California Hospitals

MAP: Medical Errors in California Hospitals

Search the map for hospitals near you and see how many medical errors, or "adverse events" they've reported to the state. Read More

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Nov 17, 2014 Share
USPS Policy May Have Caused Deadly Delay

USPS Policy May Have Caused Deadly Delay

Most people know to call 911 in an emergency. But for employees of the United States Postal Service (USPS), the rules are different. An NBC Bay Area investigation has exposed police at the USPS that has contributed to critical time... Read More

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Nov 14, 2014 Share
Fracking Water Injected into Clean Aquifers

Fracking Water Injected into Clean Aquifers

In a time when California faces an historic drought, the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit has uncovered that state officials allowed oil and gas companies to pump billions of gallons of waste water into protected aquifers. Read More

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Nov 12, 2014 Share
Utility Regulator in More Legal Trouble Over Emails?

Utility Regulator in More Legal Trouble Over Emails?

The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit has discovered that CPUC President Michael Peevey failed to file the state-required disclosure form detailing successful requests for money from PG&E. The Fair Political Practices Commission has... Read More

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Nov 10, 2014 Share
Refugee Children Ride

Refugee Children Ride "The Death Train"

Tens of thousands of children, traveling alone, have fled to the United States since March, fleeing drugs, gangs, prostitution and threats of death. Read More

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Nov 6, 2014 Share
Pot Farmers Steal Water Amid Epic Drought

Pot Farmers Steal Water Amid Epic Drought

In the midst of California’s epic drought, NBC Bay Area’s Investigative Unit has uncovered trespassing marijuana farmers stealing massive amounts of water meant for public lands. Read More

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Nov 4, 2014 Share
Election Websites Go Down in CA Counties

Election Websites Go Down in CA Counties

Contra Costa County's elections website was down Tuesday due to a problem with a web hosting company that is affecting a number of counties nationwide. Read More

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